Our charity partners work hard to make the world a better place. Please consider donating to support one of the many worthy causes they represent. If you'd like to make your miles go further, consider fundraising as part of your marathon experience. Our title sponsor, Amica Insurance, is randomly selecting up to 10 participants and contributing $1,000 to their fundraising efforts. Your fundraising campaign could be one. Details here.
CBTF was founded in 1988 by dedicated parents, physicians and friends. Our mission is to improve the treatment, quality of life and the long term outlook for children with brain and spinal cord tumors through research, support, education, and advocacy to families and survivors.
Herren Project was founded in 2011 by former professional basketball player, Chris Herren, with the goal of helping others navigate the road to recovery from the disease of addiction. Herren Project has since helped thousands of individuals and their families with treatment navigation and family support services as well as brought awareness to substance use prevention.
Move For Hunger is a non-profit organization that mobilizes the relocation industry to fight hunger and reduce food waste. They work with companies across North America to collect unwanted, unopened food from people who are relocating and deliver it to local food banks. To date, their network has collected over 7,800,000 pounds of food. For more information or to find out how you can help support Move For Hunger, visit www.MoveForHunger.org.
NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness.
Our education programs ensure hundreds of thousands of families, individuals and educators get the support and information they need. NAMI shapes national public policy for people with mental illness and their families and provides volunteer leaders with the tools, resources and skills necessary to save mental health in all states. Our toll-free NAMI HelpLine allows us to respond personally to hundreds of thousands of requests each year, providing free information and support—a much-needed lifeline for many. Public awareness events and activities, including Mental Illness Awareness Week and NAMIWalks, successfully fight stigma and encourage understanding.
Operation Ward 57 supports wounded, injured and ill service members, veterans, their caregivers and those that aid in their recovery by providing assistance and outreach in their recovery, comfort and morale, and through advocacy, education and promotion of their circumstances. Programs include small grants, crisis support, morale boosting events, service animal support, holiday cheer and more.www.operationward57.org
We are a global team of innovators working to eliminate health inequities so people, communities, and economies can thrive. We advise and partner with institutions, investors, and businesses of all sizes to solve the world’s most pressing health challenges. Because better health moves humanity forward.
Our mission is to improve the health of people around the world by advancing technologies, strengthening systems, and encouraging healthy behaviors.
Random Acts is a global, charitable organization dedicated to conquering the world, one random act of kindness at a time. Founded by Supernatural television actor Misha Collins in 2009, this 100% volunteer-run, secular 501(3)c nonprofit utilizes the strength of its dedicated support network to make a material difference in the world through acts of kindness both large and small. At the heart of the organization lies a simple premise: the idea that it’s possible to change the world through simple acts in your own community.
Rebuilding Lives. Rewriting Stories.
Acres of Diamonds was established in 1995 as a local non-profit that creates lasting life change for homeless moms and their kids. Acres provides a safe place to recover, to rebuild and to break the cycles of addiction, poverty and abuse.
The structured living plan, on-site counseling, parenting support and life-skill training helps moms to re-establish their lives with purpose, confidence, and support. The Acres program houses only moms with children living with them or moms who are working to regain custody of their children.
Lifelong’s fight for health equity rides on three main focuses: reaching the last 10% of people living with HIV who are undiagnosed and without treatment, getting people living with serious illness into shelter because housing is healthcare, and providing meals and groceries with the understanding that food is medicine, empowering our clients to live healthy, fulfilling lives.
RVC description: Rainier Valley Corps promotes social justice by cultivating leaders of color, strengthening organizations led by communities of color, and fostering collaboration between diverse communities. We are striving to build substantial new capacity among frontline organizations serving immigrants, refugees, and other communities of color throughout Seattle and King County.
Our mission at Team Survivor Northwest is to provide a broad range of fitness and health education programs to enable women cancer survivors, in any stage of treatment or recovery and at any fitness level, to take an active role in their ongoing physical and emotional healing.
We believe in the power of fitness to improve women’s lives after a cancer diagnosis. Our belief is backed by research, science and women who have walked through our doors. Fitness and an active lifestyle not only improve outcomes but empower women survivors to feel better and thrive.
The University of Washington Medical Center (UWMC) Team Transplant provides a life-changing wellness program for transplant recipients and their support team through regular exercise, healthy eating and community support, and promotes organ donation awareness.