Sep 21 2014

Philadelphia: Charity

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Preferred Charity Partners

Running across the finish line is an amazing personal accomplishment. Give your race even more meaning, by joining a charity training program from one of our Preferred or Official training partners! Make an impact while training with new friends that will last a lifetime.

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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 or call (800) 482-TEAM today.


Official Charities

American Brain Tumor Association
Join Team Breakthrough and help the American Brain Tumor Association advance the understanding and treatment of brain tumors
For more information: Call 800-886-1281, email or visit

First Descents
Team First Descents is a lifestyle of living with fever for passion, happiness, and DOING.  
For more information: Call 303-945-2490, email or visit

Diabetes Action Research and Educational Foundation
Run to conquer diabetes! Join the Diabetes Action Teamand make a difference in the fight against diabetes.
For more information: Call 202-333-4520, email  or visit

Children’s Tumor Foundation – NF Endurance
The Children’s Tumor Foundation is a non-profit medical foundation, dedicated to improving the health of individuals affected by the neurofibromatoses.  
For more information: Call 646-738-8553, email or visit

Hope for the Warriors
The mission of Hope For the Warriors® is to enhance the quality of life for post-9/11 service members, their families, and families of the fallen who have sustained physical and psychological wounds in the line of duty. Hope For the Warriors® is dedicated to restoring a sense of self, restoring the family unit, and restoring hope for our service members and our military families. 
For more information: Call 202-251-8224, email or visit

SeriousFun Children’s Network – Team SeriousFun
Creating opportunities for children and families to reach beyond illness and discover joy, and confidence- always free of charge.  
For more information: Call 1-866-444-8860, email or visit


Access Sports Experiences – Team Access Sports
Provide multi-dimensional sports experiences; event attendance, interactive clinics and educational seminars bringing opportunities to disadvantaged populations and knowledge to individuals.

Email:     Phone: (484) 255-9674

City Year Greater Philadelphia – Run for City Year
City Year unites diverse young people, ages 17-24, in full-time service to keep students in school and on-track to graduation.

Email:     Phone: (267) 386-7041

Colon Cancer Challenge Foundation – Team Colon Cancer Challenge
Team Colon Cancer Challenge is dedicated to a World Without Colorectal Cancer(TM).

Email:     Phone: (914) 305-6674

Dravet Syndrome Foundation – DSF RACRE
Dravet Syndrome Foundation’s mission is to raise research funds and increase awareness of Dravet syndrome and related epilepsies.

Email:     Phone: (203) 880-9456

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.

Email:     Phone: (800) 886-1762

Family and Children’s Aid – We support Sandy Hook
Provide no cost mental health services for teachers, students and families directly impacted by the Sandy Hook tragedy.

Email:     Phone: (203) 205-2633

Girls on the Run Philadelphia – SoleMates
We inspire girls to be joyful, healthy and confident using a fun, experience-based curriculum which creatively integrates running.

Email:     Phone: (610) 235-6406

HealthLink Medical Center, Inc. – Healthy Neighbors through HealthLink
HealthLink provides free medical and dental care to working, uninsured adults who don’t qualify for Medicaid but cannot afford healthcare.

Email:     Phone: (267) 699-0122

IM Able Foundation – Get up and move!
Our mission is to remove obstacles preventing people affected by disabilities from being physically active.  Providing grants and fitness opportunities.

Email:     Phone: (877) 595-3505

International 22q11.2 Foundation, Inc. – 22K for 22q
Improving the quality of life for individuals affected by the 22q syndromes through family and professional partnerships.

Email:     Phone: (215) 370-6750

Maasai Rising – Run for Maasai Rising
Maasai RIsing aims to improve the lives of all members of the Maasai Tribe in Kenya and Tanzania.

Email:     Phone: (215) 605-1748

Marfan Foundation – Team Victory
The Marfan Foundation does everything possible to make sure people with Marfan syndrome and related disorders live longer, fuller lives.

Email:     Phone: (516) 883-8712 ext. 138

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

Email:     Phone: (718) 775-7297

Move for Hunger – Team Move for Hunger
Join Team Move For Hunger and help us provide meals to families in need across the US.

Email:     Phone: (732) 832-5025

Multiple Sclerosis Association of America – Team MSAA
MSAA is a leading resource for the entire MS community, improving lives today through vital services and support.

Email:     Phone: (800) 532-7667


NephCure – Nephletes

The NephCure Foundation is an organization committed to support research seeking the cause of kidney disease FSGS and Nephrotic Syndrome.


Email:     Phone: (866) 637-4287

Organization for Autism Research – Run for Autism
Join us and choose to be part of a group of committed individuals dedicated to raising funds for autism research.

Email:     Phone: (703) 243-3466

Preston’s March For Energy – Preston’s March For Energy
We provide specially adaptive bikes to children with special needs

Email:     Phone: (302) 377-3923

Prostate Cancer Foundation – Athletes for a Cure
Athletes for a Cure raises funds and awareness for the fight against prostate cancer by supporting life-saving research.

Email:     Phone: (310) 570-4700

Racing To Register – TEAM RTR
TEAM RTR use sport to inspire people to join the National Bone Marrow Donor Registry and fight blood cancers.

Email:     Phone: (215) 292-5575


Sephardic Bikur Holim – Team SBH

Kindness through service–delivered with care, compassion, and a commitment to excellence–to those among us who are struggling and suffering.


Email:     Phone: (718) 787-1400

Society for Orphaned Armenian Relief (SOAR) – SOAR for the Orphans
SOAR is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing humanitarian relief to orphaned Armenians throughout the world.

Email:     Phone: (610) 213-3452

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