Tuesday, September 17, 2013


Dear Friends:

I hope that you are having a great day, and that your fall is off to a great start.

I'm also writing now to ask for a small favor. Not for me, but for the millions of women diagnosed with breast cancer. Recent medical research shows that one in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in her lifetime.

Someone you know has been diagnosed or will be– perhaps a relative, coworker, neighbor or friend – someone in your life’s circle will hear the words, “You have breast cancer.”

A diagnosis of breast cancer affects more than just the patient. When someone we love is diagnosed, we all are affected.  Families work twice as hard to keep homes running smoothly while their loved one goes through treatment. Businesses struggle, not only to support their coworker, but also to fill the gaps in productivity.

Breast cancer doesn’t care – so we have to care!

A big part of our humanity is to care about the state of our world, and to take steps to make it a better place. We are charged with the task of doing tikkun olam, or repairing the world. I am proud to share in our responsibility to heal, repair and transform the world.

On Sunday, September 8, 2013, I joined thousands of others playing a part in the annual Komen Greater NYC Race for the Cure. Even though the race is over, it is not too late to help. Please make a donation on behalf of my team.

You will be supporting local breast cancer screening, treatment, education and outreach along with national peer-reviewed research programs that will lead us to the cure.

My goal is to raise $10,000 this year to fight this dreaded disease. Please help me reach that goal with your financial support. No donation is too great or too small, so whether you donate $5, $50, or $500, each gift from you, your family, and friends is greatly appreciated and helps in the fight to eradicate breast cancer.

There are two convenient options to help you contribute:

  1. Online donations are simple and can be made through Komen Greater NYC’s secure website.  Please go to my fundraising page and make a tax-deductible donation online at http://www.komennyc.org/goto/bobwellsfitness -- click on “Donate.”
  2. You can also mail a check or money order to: 
                  Komen Greater NYC Race for the Cure
                  P.O. Box 9223, GPO
                  New York, NY 10087-9223

Please make your check payable to: Komen Greater NYC/Race and add my name in the memo so that I will be credited for your donation.

Thank you in advance for your support.


Bob Wells

"My mission is to create and provide an individualized, comprehensive, fun, safe, and challenging personal training experience that will help you reach your fitness goals and that meets the standards of excellence set by Duke University, Equinox, NASM, and USA Track and Field."