Gym Launch pledges $1 million at Westime-backed fundraiser

Gym Launch co-founders, Alex and Leila Hormozi, pledge to donate $1-million to Arnold Schwarzenegger’s After-School All-Stars, making it the largest individual donation in the organization’s history. The pledge was made at the seventh annual Westime Charity Evening on Saturday, June 15 at Schwarzenegger’s Los Angeles home. (PRNewsfoto/Gym Launch)

Alex and Leila Hormozi, co-founders of Austin-based Gym Launch, have been revealed as the largest ever donors to Arnold Schwarzenegger’s After-School All-Stars charity, which held its annual fundraising evening with Westime last month.

The Hormozis said the pledge was a third milestone in a larger goal to raise a total $2.7-million for After-School All-Stars over the next three years.

“As a child I spent a lot of time in after school programming, and I owe my success as an entrepreneur and fitness competitor to the mentors I met through those programs,” said Alex Hormozi, CEO of Gym Launch. “They paved the way for my success, and I want other children to have this same experience.”


The donation will fund free Academic Readiness, Career Exploration, Health and Wellness, Visual and Performing Arts, and STEM after-school programs for low-income, underserved students across the nation.

“I started After-School All-Stars because I saw the need for programs to keep our kids safe and learning between 3 and 6 pm,” said Arnold Schwarzenegger, founder of After-School All-Stars. “I couldn’t be prouder about how we’ve grown to be a premier program provider recognized as the best in the business –– but we couldn’t have done that without a lot of generosity.”

The seventh annual Westime Charity Evening raised $5.3 million for After-School All-Stars nationwide programming. Since its inception, the fundraiser has raised $12.8 million.

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