Welcome To Standup8

We understand the transformative power of fitness.

Motivational and inspirational impacts of teamwork.

Make A Donation

Our Directors

Lisa Taggart took a left turn from the publishing industry to land in specialty retail.

Continue reading


Want to work with the Stand-Up 8 team in helping youths find and gain their potential. See your potential.

Continue reading

Have A Question?

Find out more about Standup8 and all the great things we do for the youths in our commmunity.

Contact Us Today

Benefits To Being A Volunteer

  • The fulfillment of helping others
  • Participate in our T Shirt program
  • Gain further contacts with staff members
  • Become a role model for youths

Lisa Taggart and Jim Gothers

The pair’s newest endeavor is Stand Up 8, a non-profit foundation they started with some customers and members of their training groups. The name comes from a Japanese saying: “Fall down seven times and stand up eight.”

Our Founders