2017 United for Youth Fundraiser Completed

SAN FRANCISCO, CALIF. - Westside Athletes Association has concluded the 2017 United for Youth fundraiser. Fundraising began in December 2016 and closed on Tuesday, April 4, 2017. The goal of UfY 2017 was bringing a 2-day fitness certification course to San Francisco for 20 P.E. teachers in the San Francisco Unified School District. 

WAA raised $10,766 through donations to United for Youth. In addition, WAA secured an agreement with the San Francisco Department of Public Health to use a portion of a grant awarded to SFDPH by the City and County of San Francisco for professional development of SFUSD P.E. teachers. 

The training took place on April 5-6, put on by The Brand X Method, and will help these teachers implement functional fitness programs at their schools.

To view the fundraising website, click here.

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About Westside Athletes Association: WAA is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to transforming the lives of teenagers by making functional fitness programs available in local schools, and supporting healthy lifestyle habits. For more information, please visit westsideathletes.com.

2017 United for Youth Fundraiser!

SAN FRANCISCO, CALIF. Westside Athletes Association has announced the 2017 United for Youth fundraiser, raising money to bring a 2-day fitness certification course to San Francisco in the Spring of 2017.  This course will allow P.E. teachers in the San Francisco Unified School District to implement functional fitness programs at their schools.

Fundraising will take place until Tuesday, April 4, 2017, and culminate with a friendly competition at United Barbell - CrossFit SOMA.  Participants will take on the classic workout "Fight Gone Bad," in support of the United for Youth event.

To donate or learn more about the fundraiser, click here.

About Westside Athletes Association: WAA is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to transforming the lives of teenagers by making functional fitness programs available in local schools, and supporting healthy lifestyle habits. For more information, please visit westsideathletes.com.

United Barbell Donates $850 to Westside Athletes Association

Proceeds to benefit SFUSD Brand X Method Teacher Training

SAN FRANCISCO, CALIF. -- In celebration of their sixth anniversary, local CrossFit gym, United Barbell hosted a Prom and Benefit, raising just shy of $1,000 for Westside Athletes Association.

In addition to celebrating 6 years of WODs, gains, and friendships, United Barbell graciously donated the $850 Prom proceeds to WAA, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to transforming the lives of teenagers by making functional fitness programs available in local schools, and supporting healthy lifestyle habits.

The Westside Athletes Association Board thanks the United Barbell staff and owners for their continuous support of the WAA mission and team.

United Barbell and WAA will team up again next on February 11th, 2017 for a Fight Gone Bad fundraising event.

WAA Announces 2016 United for Youth Burpee Challenge

Proceeds to benefit SFUSD’s growing after school CrossFit Programs

SAN FRANCISCO, CALIF. Westside Athletes Association has announced the 2016 United for Youth Burpee Challenge; a month-long pledge-based fundraiser benefiting San Francisco Unified School District after school CrossFit programs.

To participate, athletes perform as many burpees as possible in a 30-second time period. Then, athletes invite supporters to complete the same challenge, and pledge an amount for every burpee their supporter (or supporters) performs. Once tagged, the next athlete has three full days to complete the challenge and tag another supporter.

Athletes can enter their challenge details and donation pledges online at westsideathletes.com/unitedforyouth.

The 2016 United for Youth Burpee Challenge opens Friday, April 1, 2016, and closes Tuesday, May 31, 2016.

About Westside Athletes Association: WAA is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to transforming the lives of teenagers by making functional fitness programs available in local schools, and supporting healthy lifestyle habits. For more information, please visit westsideathletes.com/unitedforyouth.

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2014 United for Youth Fundraising Event

WAA proudly kicked off our inaugural fundraising event on Saturday November 8th, 2014 where participants took on the classic "Fight Gone Bad" WOD. Local gyms including CrossFit Oakland and Flagship CrossFit also participated and fundraised by hosting the event at their respective boxes. We are grateful for the support from our sponsors, athletes and community boxes in helping us exceed our $10,000 goal!  

Click here to visit our fundraising page for all the details.