Planet Fitness, Connecticut Food Bank team up for the hungry on Thanksgiving

The Connecticut Food Bank and Planet Fitness locations across the state are teaming up to feed the hungry this Thanksgiving. The gym has launched a

The gym has launched a program where new members can name their own price to join, with 100 percent of their enrollment fees going to the food bank.

The gym has launched a program where new members can name their own price to join, with 100 percent of their enrollment fees going to the food bank. (11/5/13)

STAMFORD - The Connecticut Food Bank and Planet Fitness locations across the state are teaming up to feed the hungry this Thanksgiving.

The gym has launched a program where new members can name their own price to join, with 100 percent of their enrollment fees going to the food bank. More than 100 people have signed up since Sunday.

According to the food bank, more than 500,000 people struggle with hunger every day in Connecticut.

The promotion lasts until Nov. 13.

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