The Inspire Change Foundation Announces Raffle to Raise Money For Kicks 4 Kids at

Aug 09, 2011, 15:30 ET from Inspire Change Foundation

Drawings include LIVESTRONG package with chance to meet Lance Armstrong and other great prizes!

CLEARWATER, Fla., Aug. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Many would say that a dollar doesn't go as far as it used to, but with a ticket in the Inspire Change Foundation raffle, $25 can take you all the way to Austin, TX, Orlando, FL,  Ivins, Utah or Virginia Beach, VA.


The Inspire Change Foundation raffle ( running through September 23, 2011, is raising money to support Kicks 4 Kids, a program aimed at providing active footwear to children grades K-8 who otherwise would not be able to afford them.  The mission of Kicks 4 Kids is to get kids back on their feet and active from an early age! In addition to supplying kids with new footwear, each child will be given a playbook that they and their parents can use as a reference guide to ensure they get their 60 minutes of activity per day.  Kicks 4 Kids will officially launch in October in Kona, HI when Tara Costa races in the Ford Ironman World Championship!

Each $25 raffle ticket enters you into the drawing for all six raffle prizes!  There will be two drawings: September 1 & September 23, 2011. Winners of the Trek Bike and the Yuengling Shamrock Marathon packages will be selected on September 1 and the winners of the Biggest Loser Resort stay, the Orlando vacation package, the membership to iLoveKickboxing and the LIVESTRONG package will be selected on September 23.  To learn more and to buy tickets, please visit

Raffle prizes details:


LIVESTRONG Ride for the Roses VIP Package

The Grand Prize winner will be awarded a VIP trip for 2 to Austin, TX for the Ride for the Roses event hosted by Lance Armstrong himself and his LIVESTRONG Foundation.  Ride for the Roses weekend takes place October 15th-17th, 2011. The Grand Prize winner will receive:

  • Airfare for 2 to Austin, TX
  • Deluxe Accommodations for 3 nights
  • 2 VIP Passes to the Ride for the Roses Celebration on Friday
  • VIP Participation in Saturday's 5K
  • VIP Tour of the Lance Armstrong Foundation Offices
  • Private Ride with 7-time Tour de France Winner Lance Armstrong
  • Commemorative Yellow Jersey
  • VIP Dinner to the Saturday Night Fundraising Show
  • Autograph Session with Lance Armstrong
  • Meet & Greet with Tara Costa
  • VIP Participation in the Ride for the Roses Bike Ride.

This is your chance to see how LIVESTRONG fights to improve the lives of those who have been affected by cancer.

Runner-Up Prize Packages:

Live Like A "Loser" – Biggest Loser Resort Package
Have you watched The Biggest Loser and wondered how to train like the contestants? Here's your chance!  Winner will receive an 8-day 7-night stay at the award winning Biggest Loser Resort in one of two incredible locations - Malibu, California or Ivins, Utah. This package includes overnight accommodations, three meals a day, daily fitness and exercise activities, and nutritional/educational sessions. Named as one of the top ten destination spas from Spafinder for best overall fitness, hiking and weight loss programs, The Biggest Loser Resort is a one-of-a-kind experience for people of all fitness levels. Whether you are just beginning your weight loss journey or you're looking to get refreshed, relaxed and revitalized, The Biggest Loser Resort is for everyone!

Fun In The Sun – Orlando Getaway Package
Enjoy a 4-day 3-night trip to Orlando, FL for you and a friend. This package includes roundtrip airfare for two provided by JetBlue and a 3-night stay at the beautiful Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort ( . In addition, this package also includes two one-day passes to the Disney park of your choice (Magic Kingdom® Park, Epcot®, Disney's Hollywood Studios™, or Disney's Animal Kingdom®) as well as two daily admissions to SeaWorld and Aquatica. This is your chance to see some of Florida's greatest attractions!

Bike Like a Pro! – Trek Bike Package
Winner will receive a brand new 2012 Trek-Livestrong FX bike. Bike is available in either men's or women's frame in various sizes.  Winner will select their bike and get fitted at a local dealer, with Trek shipping the customized bike right to your door!  This is a perfect bike for anyone interested in cycling as a sport, or exercise or simply for transportation, made by the company whose very mission since 1976 has been simple: to build the best bikes in the world! Trek – We believe in bikes.

Shamrock-On! Yuengling Shamrock Marathon 2012 Package
This package includes two (2) entry fees for the Yuengling Shamrock Marathon 2012 in beautiful and historic Virginia Beach, VA.  Race weekend is March 17th-18th, 2012 and marks the 40th anniversary of this highly respected and coveted race. The winner has the opportunity to participate in the 8K, Half-Marathon, or Marathon. Additionally, the winner will receive a personalized training plan prior to the race of their choice as well as dinner on race weekend with Tara Costa right there in Virginia Beach! These races sell out MONTHS in advance every year, so this is your chance to guarantee your spot in one of the most unique and fantastic race experiences in this country. For more information about the race itself, visit

Slimmer, Leaner, Sexier - One Year Free Membership to iLoveKickboxing!
This winner will receive a One Year Free Membership good at any iLoveKickboxing location nationwide. Still one of the best kept secrets in fitness, iLoveKickboxing classes are fun, exhilarating and can make you slim, lean & sexier in just 90 days. For more information on facilities & to find a location near you go to

About the Inspire Change Foundation: The Inspire Change Foundation was established in 2010 by former Biggest Loser contestant and nationwide health advocate Tara Costa as a way to pass on the lessons learned through The Biggest Loser and pay it forward for generations to come. Through her own inspirational journey, Tara has become a master motivator and inspirational mentor for thousands of people all over the world. The mission of the Inspire Change Foundation is to promote a healthy lifestyle by encouraging you to embrace positive changes to achieve your goals and inspire change in yourself and others. Get Inspired. Change Your Life. Inspire Change Foundation is a member of The Champions Fund. The Champions Fund, Inc, FEIN 59-3685490 is a 501(c)3 Charity.

SOURCE Inspire Change Foundation