Oct 11 2014

Cleveland: Charity

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Team In Training – Get More. Give More. Register Today!

Completing an endurance sports event such as a marathon or half marathon is one of life’s great experiences. And when you train with The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Team In Training, you make that experience an even greater accomplishment by not only changing your life but by helping cure cancer. Team In Training also gives you more of everything you need for success. In return, you’ll raise funds to help people with blood cancers live better, longer lives. Find out more about this exciting program and how you can really make a difference in the search for cancer cures. Visit teamintraining.org or call (800) 482-TEAM today.

Fall Season Kickoff
Thursday, May 29, 6:00 PM

AAA Building (5700 Brecksville Rd, Independence, OH)
Pizza, salad and breadsticks will be served

First Training
Meet at 8:15AM to run at 8:30AM
Saturday, May 31
@ Station Road


Imagine a race where hope marks the finish line. Make it a reality when you run as a St. Jude Hero to support the lifesaving work at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital®. St. Jude has changed the way the world treats childhood cancer and other deadly diseases. Children from all 50 states and from around the world have come through the doors of St. Jude for treatment, and thousands more around the world have benefited from our research. And no family ever pays St. Jude for anything. As a St. Jude Hero, you’ll cross the finish line knowing that you truly Run for a Reason. To learn more about becoming a St. Jude Hero, visit heroes.stjude.org or contact us at rachel.kerr@stjude.org


Official Charities

Banfield Charitable Trust – Team BCT Banfield Charitable Trust assists with the costs of veterinary needs and pet care for pets in need and struggling pet owners.

Website: banfieldcharitabletrust.org

Email: russ.kukini@banfieldcharitabletrust.org    Phone: (503)922-5041  Families of Spinal Muscular Atrophy – Team


Families of SMA Families of SMA funds and directs the leading SMA research to develop a treatment and cure and provides family support.

Website: curesma.org

Email: Jennifer@fsma.org     Phone: 800 886 1762


Girls on the Run of Greater Summit – SoleMates

We inspire girls to be joyful, healthy and confident using a fun, experience-based curriculum which creatively integrates running.

Website: gotrgreatersummit.org

Email: rachel.nypaver@girlsontherun.org     Phone: 234-206-0RUN    


Girls With Sole – Team LULA To help raise the awarness of abuse and inspire girls in mind, body and soul- to achieve her fullest potential.

Website: girlswithsole.org

Email: liz@girlswithsole.org     Phone: 440 668 1509


Hope Worldwide Cleveland – Hope for Cleveland HOPE worldwide’s vision Bringing hope and changing lives, as a faith-based international charity that serves the poor and needy.

Website: hopeww.org

Email: Jeff_Forstner@hopeww.org     Phone: 330 860 0035


JDRF – Team JDRF Challenge JDRF’s mission is to find a cure for type 1 diabetes (T1D) and its complications through the support of research.

Website: jdrfneo.org

Email: hreed@jdrf.org     Phone: 216 654 9319


Melanoma Education Foundation – MEF Runner Support Save lives from melanoma by educating high school and middle school students about early self-detection.

Website: skincheck.org

Email: mef-dfacchetti@charter.net     Phone: 718 775 7297


Prayers From Maria Children’s Glioma Cancer Foundation – Hal Higdon Training Program Dedicated to funding research and raising awareness about the deadliest childhood brain tumors known as gliomas.

Website: prayersfrommaria.org

Email: swaldron@prayersfrommaria.org     Phone: 440 503 9977


Rock CF Foundation – Rock CF Racing Rock CF utilizes the arts, entertainment, fashion and fitness to support research and heighten awareness to fight against cystic fibrosis.

Website: http://letsrockcf.org/ 

Email: emily@letsrockcf.org     Phone: (734) 341-5867


Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum – Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum Educate visitors, fans and scholars from around the world about the history and continuing significance of rock and roll music.

Website: rockhall.org

Email: rsikora@rockhall.org     Phone: 216 515 1233


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