Apr 6 2014

San Francisco: Charity

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St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital – St. Jude Heroes

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 www.stjudeheroes.org or contact us at minerva.suarez@stjude.org or 800-701-4443

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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

Hear The Music Live
Hear the Music Live is a 501 (c)(3)non-profit organization that works with foster care homes to send pre-teens and teens to concerts in their local area and provide them the opportunity to do “meet and greets” with the artists.  To date, Hear the Music Live has sent over 13,000 foster teens to concerts nationally.
For more information, call 541-517-1314, email aimee_white@hearthemusiclive.org or visit us online at hearthemusiclive.org

PKD Foundation – Run for PKD
The PKD Foundation exists to discover treatments and ultimately a cure for polycystic kidney disease. PKD is one of the most common, life-threatening genetic diseases impacting millions of people worldwide. When you Run for PKD, you bring hope to patients and families so they no longer suffer the effects of this disease alone.
For more information, call 816-268-8469, email runforpkd@pkdcure.org or visit us online at runforpkd.org

Lazarex Cancer Foundation – Team for Life
Lazarex Cancer Foundation supports end stage cancer patients and the cancer community by providing assistance with costs for clinical trial participation, navigation through clinical trial options, and community outreach and education. Lazarex provides resources for cancer patients who’ve been told they have no other options, but who are not yet done with their journey in life and refuse to give up now.
For more information, call 925-309-8664, email tfl@lazarex.org, or visit teamforlifelcf.org

Tusk USA
Tusk is a conservation organization, protecting wildlife, supporting communities and promoting education in 25 African countries.
For more information, call 212-602-1588, email tuskusa@tusk.org, or visit tuskusa.com/

My Brighter Tomorrow
My Brighter Tomorrow mission is to “give faith” and provide funding for “cutting edge” therapy for special needs children.
For more information, call 510-915-1539, email MyBrighterTomorrow@aol.com, or visit mybrightertomorrow.org/

Dravet Syndrome Foundation – DSF RACER
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

Girls on the Run of the Bay Area – You Can Run
Girls on the Run inspires girls to be joyful, healthy and confident using a fun curriculum which creatively integrates running.
Website: gotrbayarea.org
Email: jthomas@gotrbayarea.org     Phone: 415 863 8942

Groundwork Opportunities – GORace
Working to reduce extreme poverty by connecting community leaders with the resources needed to launch and sustain poverty alleviation projects.
Website: groundworkopportunities.org/gorock
Email: jenny@goworks.org     Phone: 919 624 5138

Hope for the Warriors – Team Hope for the Warriors
HOPE FOR THE WARRIORS mission is to enhance the lives for service members, their families, and families of the fallen.
Website: hopeforthewarriors.org/
Email: sduerr@hopeforthewarriors.org     Phone: 910 546 0144

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

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

Save the Children – Team Save the Children
We give children a healthy start, the opportunity to learn and protection from harm. We save children’s lives. Join us
Website: savethechildren.org
Email: kbandak@savechildren.org     Phone: 203.568.4224

Sephardic Bikur Holim – Team SBH
Team SBH: bringing community members together through a shared sense of athletics and social responsibility.
Website: sbhonline.org
Email: charles@sbhonline.org     Phone: 718 787 1400

W.O.M.A.N., Inc. – Women Organized to Make Abuse Nonexistent – C.U.E. Running (Connect. Unify. Evolve)
W.O.M.A.N., Inc. is dedicated to empowering domestic violence survivors to create lives free of violence.
Website: womaninc.wordpress.com/
Email: mariya@womaninc.org     Phone: 415 864 4777

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