Madhouse Gym 2.0!

Help Me Help Him

With your help, we can make history, by building the biggest and best "Real Gym" in the country and make Atlanta the new "Mecca" for all things Bodybuilding, Powerlifting, Strongman, and serious general fitness. My friend and owner of MadHouse Gym has spent the last 5 years scouring the United States of America in order to provide the best and widest variety of tools in existence. His goal was and has been to be the place for the subset of people who truly want to be the best powerlifter, bodybuilder, strongman and person you can be. We all know fitness will shine a light on your downfalls but also shows you how to overcome all things that life slaps you with. Mark created a home. This focus to detail has brought about a real family feel because everyone that comes here is passionate about their gym time and that energy creates a Madhouse, an illogical drive to strive and demand the best of yourself.

Help us preserve the culture and display the fascinating history of the Real American Gym. With the emergence of mega corporations taking over the fitness industry, the focus shifts from really trying to help people progress through their fitness goals to just catering to "pop fitness" concepts that only want you to sign up without a care about if you utilize the membership or not.

We, at MadHouse, also believe that the history of the Iron Game is very important, and we're making great efforts to preserve and display the antique and vintage equipment that helped build the foundations of Gym Culture. Mark already has a huge collection of vintage equipment and some of the first weight plates ever made in this country! it goes a long way to show how they're all interconnected and all part of the same subject.

I've known this man for over 20 years and there is not a bad bone in his body. He has given this community his blood, sweat, time and every penny. It would mean the world to me if you could help me, help him, create the gym of his dreams. A gym where muscle confusion is taken to an extreme never seen before and the vibe is about positivity, growth, community, and being better than you were yesterday.

The new location is 32,000 square feet which will allow me personally to run classes on "Shopping on a Budget", provide overall nutrition tips for those who may not be able to afford a personal trainer, in addition to large bootcamps that Madhouse does not currently have the space for. This will be more than a gym. This will be a place where people can truly change their lives through education, dedication and persistence.

Every penny would be greatly appreciated. You can donate out of the goodness of your heart, or you can donate to redeem later for day passes or membership time at the gym. But either way I need your help.

Let's get behind them as a community and help build something for us. A place we can be proud of and a place where we belong.


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  • Cydney Gillon 
    • $200 
    • 3 mos
  • Tangelea Tucker-Gillon 
    • $100 
    • 4 mos
  • Pamela Callahan 
    • $25 
    • 4 mos
  • Ebony Cunningham 
    • $10 
    • 4 mos
  • Tom Groll 
    • $50 
    • 4 mos
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Organizer and beneficiary

Cydney Gillon 
Dallas, GA
Mark Phillips 
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