Charity – St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

Series Featured Charity


St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is the Official Featured Charity of the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series. Join the thousands of Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series runners who have already raised over $3 million for the kids of St. Jude!

When you register for Synchrony Financial Rock ‘n’ Roll Brooklyn as a St. Jude runner, you’ll raise funds and become part of an alliance against childhood cancer, united in ensuring families never receive a bill from St. Jude for treatment, travel, housing or food – because all a family should worry about is helping their child live.

Running for St. Jude means:
. Free race entry
. Fundraising and training support from St. Jude
. An unforgettable race-day experience
. Making an impact far beyond your race


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Fundraising Groups

AMA Animal Rescue

The mission of AMA animal Rescue is to stop the daily slaughter of young and healthy cats and dogs by helping save, foster and find homes for animals that are currently homeless, injured and or on the euthanasia list. AMA Animal Rescue works with lawmakers to improve the conditions within high rate kill shelters and to establish better animal population control laws in New York.

Augie's Quest

The purpose of Augie’s Quest has always been to fund research and drug development aimed at ending ALS, Lou Gehrig’s disease. Since 2007, Augie’s Quest has raised over $44 million in support of finding effective ALS treatments- making it the largest individual fundraising program for ALS!


BIGVISION was created in 2015 to help restore hope and purpose for young adults, ages 18-30, in recovery in New York City. BIGVISION provides fun events and productive opportunities in a sober environment, as we strive to eliminate the stigma associated with substance abuse disorder.
What happens when a person leaves a treatment center? What comes next? How does a person committed to sobriety function in the real world once they leave the safety of the monitored sober living environment? Filling the void is where BIGVISION comes in!

Children's Brain Tumor Family Foundation

The Children’s Brain Tumor Family Foundation is built by families who have been united by tragedy. Frustrated by a lack of funding for research for inoperable brain tumors, these families have formed a foundation to support the research at the Children’s Brain Tumor Project at Weill Cornell. The project, led by Dr. Mark Souweidane and Dr. Jeff Greenfield, gives hope to the children and families facing the heartbreaking diagnosis of inoperable pediatric brain tumors. Determined to make a difference in the fight against these killers, the Children’s Brain Tumor Family Foundation is committed to raising awareness and funds for the Children’s Brain Tumor Project.

Colon Cancer Challenge Foundation

More than an estimated 51,000 americans dies from colon cancer this past year. When you join Team colon Cancer Challenge you join the fight against colorectal cancer and help us spread the word that colorectal cancer is preventable, treatable and beatable with early screening. Each member of Team Colon Cancer has pledged to make their miles count by raising funds to support the Colon Cancer challenge Foundation’s mission of a World Without Colorectal Cancer.

Duncan Tree Foundation

Duncan Tree Foundation empowers, enlightens & educates under served communities globally. Empowerment through free corrective spine surgeries for adolescents. Enlightens through our upcoming Youth Empowerment Summit 2017 and educates through our medical professional continuing educates lectures and symposiums with the expressed purpose of building capacity at local hospitals in the Caribbean and Southeast Asia

Heifer Project International

Heifer International’s mission is to work with communities to end world hunger and poverty and to care for the Earth.
We empower families to turn hunger and poverty into hope and prosperity – but our approach is more than just giving them a handout. Heifer links communities and helps bring sustainable agriculture and commerce to areas with a long history of poverty.

Project 375

Passionately dedicated to eradicating the stigma surrounding mental health by raising awareness and improving care for those in need.

Richie's Spirit Foundation

Richie’s Spirit Foundation’s mission is to promote organ donation to people of all ages through education awareness programs, grants to honor Richie’s memory, and inspiring others to live life with a positive spirit.

Following Richie’s death in October 2007, the Herskowitz family decided to find a way to keep his memory alive by starting Richie’s Spirit Foundation. In only 17 years, Richie found a way to make a lasting impact on people of all walks of life. His passion, livelihood, and love for others is what carries his spirit through even years after his death.

The Ability Experience

The Ability Experience, formerly Push America, is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that serves people with disabilities. The Ability Experience was founded in 1977 as the national philanthropy of Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity with the purpose of instilling lifelong service in its members and enhancing the quality of life for people with disabilities. Although the organization is still fulfilling the purpose for which it was intended, The Ability Experience has grown into a nationally recognized nonprofit with numerous programs educating undergraduates, alumni and communities about the abilities of people with disabilities.

Urban Arts Partnership

Urban Arts Partnership advances the intellectual, social and artistic development of underserved public public school students through arts-intergrated education programs to close the achievement gap.

Willie Mae Rock Camp for Girls

Willie Mae Rock Camp for Gilrs is a non-profit music and mentoring program that empowers girls and women through music education, volunteerism, and activities that foster self-respect, leadership skills, creativity, critical thinking, and collaboration.

Team World Vision

World Vision is a global Christian relief, development and advocacy organization dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice.
World Vision serves all people, regardless of religion, race, ethnicity, or gender.

World Wildlife Fund

The world’s leading conservation organization, WWF works in 100 countries and is supported by 1.2 million members in the United States and close to 5 million globally. WWF’s unique way of working combines global reach with a foundation in science, involves action at every level from local to global, and ensures the delivery of innovative solutions that meet the needs of both people and nature.

Become a Charity

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