Community Involvement

24 Hours Of Booty
A 24-hour bike ride benefiting the Lance Armstrong Foundation and The Brain Tumor Fund of the Carolinas. Visit the website here. Gracie’s Gear continues to give back.  On July 27th at 7pm, Gracie will be selling her merchandise for 24-hours and giving back 50% of ALL proceeds to this organization.

Race for the Cure:
Gracie’s gear sponsored two teams this year for the race for the cure 5k in June. Cancer research is one of gracie’s passion to help with and she plans to give as her company grows.

The Healing Place:
Gracie donated almost 100 POWER POUCHES™ to the Women’s Healing Place Shelter in Raleigh, NC. As part of their healing, exercise plays an important role and we felt this would be a great gift to the women of the healing place. To learn more, please visit: http://www.hpowc.org/ (Wake County Location)

Mrs. North Carolina’s Journey to the Mrs. America Pageant:
Gracie sponsored Mrs. North Carolina for her journey to the Mrs. America Pageant. Staci Wallace was given an array of POWER POUCHES™ to train in as the pageant approached and Staci will be giving each contestant a POWER POUCH™ with her campaign promotion: “It’s Not Over…Till I Win! Empowering Women to Change Their World!” Gracie will play a role in her campaign. Gracie joined with Embroid me of Cary and Veasey Ad Ventures of Raleigh to provide Mrs. North Carolina fitness bags and gracie gear tops with her platform message, “It’s Not Over Till I Win!.” Empworing Women to Change Their World. To learn more about Staci Wallace, please visit: http://www.staciwallace.com

Gracie’s Gear giving back to Anna’s Angels
On October 7th, gracie’s gear will be selling product and giving 30% of the proceeds to Anna’s Angel Foundation dedicated in promoting reserach for Down Syndrome.  Since the birth of daughter Daylin Grace Updyke, Gracie has decided to give back to other children that need help.  To make a donation to Anna’s Foundation or to learn more about Anna’s Angels, please visit:http://www.annas-angels.org/index.html

24 Hours Of Booty
A 24-hour bike ride benefiting the Lance Armstrong Foundation and The Brain Tumor Fund of the Carolinas. Visit the website here. Gracie’s Gear continues to give back.  On July 27th at 7pm, Gracie will be selling her merchandise for 24-hours and giving back 50% of ALL proceeds to this organization.

Angels Among Us
April 28, 2007
Durham, N.C.

From June 2007 – December 2007, proceeds will benefit the Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation in the name of my father Michael Clobridge and uncle Stewart Clobridge. “As the representative voice of the cancer community in Eastern Ontario, The Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation works to ensure that our families and friends with cancer have the greatest prospects for survival with an optimal quality of life.All money raised remains local to improve patient services, purchase new equipment, provide education opportunities for both patients and staff, and for the development of new cancer treatment and research initiatives.”

The Angels Among Us event was a huge succes for Gracie and her family.  With over 100 BLACK POWER POUCHES™ sold on-line, they were able to donate over $2000 to the Duke Brain Tumor Cancer Foundation.  “This was an amazing weeked for my family.  Thank you to everyone who helped and participated in this event with us.  My family appreciates you all very much.”