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 teamintraining.org or call (800) 482-TEAM today.


Official Charities

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.
Website: accesssportsexperiences.org    

Email: info@accesssportsexerperiences.org     Phone: (484) 255-9674


American Association for Cancer Research Foundation – AACR Runners for Research

To prevent and cure cancer by providing financial support for scientific research, education, and communication.

Website: aacrfoundation.org 

Email: aacrfoundationevents@aacr.org     Phone: (215) 446-6899

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.
Website: cityyear.org/philadelphia    

Email: acarvajal@cityyear.org     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).
Website: events.coloncancerchallenge.org  

Email: info@coloncancerchallenge.org     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.
Website: dravetfoundation.org    

Email: maryanne.m@dravetfoundation.org     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.
Website: curesma.org

Email: Sarah@fsma.org     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.
Website: fcaweb.org    

Email: Nick.Hoffman@fcaweb.org     Phone: (203) 205-2633


Family Lives On – Team Tradition

Family Lives On and Team Tradition supports the lifelong emotional well-being of children whose mother or father has died.

Website: familyliveson.org

Email: kbecker@familyliveson.org     Phone: (610) 458-1690


Friends of Jaclyn Foundation – Team FoJ

Pair children battling pediatric brain tumors with college sports teams, teams give children love, support and friendship during the fight

Website: friendsofjaclyn.org    

Email: artie@friendsofjaclyn.org     Phone: 410-961-6790


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.
Website: gotrphiladelphia.org

Email: gotrphiladelphia@gmail.com     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.
Website: healthlinkmedical.org    

Email: rbraemer@healthlinkmedical.org     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.
Website: imablefoundation.org

Email: info@getupandmove.org     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.
Website: 22q.org    

Email: info@22q.org     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.
Website: maasai-rising.org

Email: info@maasai-rising.org     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.
Website: marfan.org/get-involved/fundraising-events/victory

Email: kcavanagh@marfan.org     Phone: (516) 883-8712 ext. 138

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

Email: emily@moveforhunger.org     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.
Website: support.mymsaa.org/rr

Email: evillecco@mymsaa.org     Phone: (800) 532-7667

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.
Website: firstgiving.com/oar    

Email: run@researchautism.org     Phone: (703) 243-3466


Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy – Run For Our sons

Run For Our Sons is a fundraising program of Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy, the largest non-profit focused entirely on Duchenne.

Website: www.runforoursons.org    

Email: info@runforoursons.org     Phone: (201) 250-8440


Preston’s March For Energy – Preston’s March For Energy
We provide specially adaptive bikes to children with special needs
Website: prestonsmarch.org    

Email: deb@prestonsmarch.org     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.
Website: athletesforacure.org    

Email: info@athletesforacure.org     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.
Website: racingtoregister.com    

Email: info@racingtoregister.com     Phone: (215) 292-5575


Sandy Rollman Ovarian Cancer Foundation – Team Teal

To unite with our community to promote awareness of ovarian cancer and fund research towards a cure.

Website: sandyovarian.org    

Email: info@sandyovarian.org     Phone: (610) 446-2272


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.

Website: sbhonline.org   

Email: charles@sbhonline.org     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.
Website: soar-us.org    

Email: gyacoubian@soar-us.org     Phone: (610) 213-3452

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