During its annual, one-day Healing Hands for Arthritis event, held this year on Sept. 19, Massage Envy clinics around the nation raised nearly $680,000 for the Arthritis Foundation.

All of the franchise massage-clinic company’s 800 clinics participated in the event, which saw $10 from every massage and facial donated to the foundation to benefit its mission to prevent, control and cure arthritis. In total, Massage Envy has raised more than $1 million in two, one-day Healing Hands for Arthritis events, according to a press release.

“The support we received this year for Healing Hands for Arthritis was incredible and we can’t thank all of our members and guests enough for participating,” said Massage Envy Director of Communications Paula Stapley. “Additionally, we are so proud of the dedication and enthusiasm of our franchisees, regional developers, therapists and clinic staff who truly made this event a success.

In addition to hosting Healing Hands for Arthritis, Massage Envy is a national sponsor of the Arthritis Foundation’s other signature event, Arthritis Walk®. Massage Envy owners from across the country have and will continue to have a presence at their local Arthritis Walk events to share information about the benefits of massage therapy, provide chair massages and support the Arthritis Foundation’s mission.

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