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St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital® is leading the way the world understands, treats and defeats childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases. Treatments invented at St. Jude have helped push the overall childhood cancer survival rate from 20 percent to 80 percent since the hospital opened more than 50 years ago. St. Jude freely shares the discoveries it makes, and every child saved at St. Jude means doctors and scientists worldwide can use that knowledge to save thousands more children. 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.

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Fundraising Groups

Bright Pink

Bright Pink is the only national non-profit organization focused on prevention and early detection of breast and ovarian cancer in young women.
Our aim is to reach the 52 million young women in the United States between the ages of 18 and 45 with our innovative, life-saving breast and ovarian health programs, thereby empowering this and future generations of women to live healthier, happier, and longer lives.

Cure SMA

Cure SMA is dedicated to the treatment and cure of spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), the number one genetic cause of death for infants. We fund groundbreaking research and provide families the support they need for today.

Episcopal Community Services

Operating under it’s mission of serving God by serving those in need through programs that foster hope, dignity and independence, ECS empowers vulnerable and struggling individuals and families by providing vital, high-quality social services that encourage healthy interdependence. Thousands of children and adults served every day by our programs which focus on early childhood education and development, homelessness, mental illness, & substance abuse education. ECS ensures each client is served without regard for ethnic background, culture, gender, age, sexual orientation or religious creed.

Friendship Circle International

The Friendship Circle is based on the Biblical commandment of V’ Ahavta L’ Reacha Kamocha, “to love your fellow as yourself.”
We are today’s fastest growing Jewish organization for children with special needs. with over 79 locations worldwide the friendship circle has cultivated friendships between 5,000 special children and close to 11,000 teen volunteers.

Girls on the Run San Diego

We inspire girls to be joyful, healthy and confident using a fun, experience-based curriculum which creatively integrates running.

Go MItch Go

Go MItch Go is a group of athletes that combine our passion for athletic challenges with our desire to give back – fighting the big cancer fight. GMG helps all levels of athletes train and compete in endurance events all around the world while raising money specifically for cancer research.
We encourage you to join the team and most importantly, the fight!

International Dyslexia Association

The International Dyslexia Association (IDA) is an international organization that concerns itself with the complex issues of dyslexia. The IDA membership consists of a variety of professionals in partnership with dyslexics and their families and all others interested in The Association’s mission. We believe that all individuals have the right to achieve their potential, that individual learning abilities can be strengthened and that social, educational and cultural barriers to language acquisition and use must be removed. The IDA actively promotes effective teaching approaches and related clinical educational intervention strategies for dyslexics. We support and encourage interdisciplinary research. We facilitate the exploration of the causes and early identification of dyslexia and are committed to the responsible and wide dissemination of research based knowledge.

Move for Hunger

Team Move For Hunger is a national fundraising program, dedicated to raising awareness to the often overlooked problem of hunger in North America. The funds raised by Team Move For Hunger enable us to mobilize local moving companies and individuals to take action in their communities and provide lifesaving meals to struggling families.

Muscular Dystrophy Association

The Muscular Dystrophy Association is the world’s leading nonprofit health agency dedicated to finding treatments and cures for muscular dystrophy, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and other neuromuscular diseases. We do so by funding worldwide research; by providing comprehensive health care services and support to MDA families nationwide; and by rallying communities to fight back through advocacy, fundraising and local engagement. It’s special work powered by special people who give generously. Visit mda.org and follow us at facebook.com/MDAnational and @MDAnews.

Nephcure Kidney Internationsl

Nephcure Kidney International is the only organization committed exclusively to support research seeking the cause of the potentially debilitating kidney disease Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis (FSGS) and the disease that couse Nephrotic Syndrome, Improve treatment, and find a cure.

PKD Foundation

Promote programs of research, advocacy, education, and awareness in order to discover treatments and a cure for polycystic kidney disease.

Spirit League

Spirit League is for children who are physically active (ambulatory), and have the emotional ability to participate — but have difficulty keeping up with their peers. We emphasize the learning of basic sports skills and physical fitness for higher functioning but developmentally challenged boys and girls, ages 6-20+ years, in southern Orange County, California. For our athletes, our goal is to foster self-esteem, enhance social skills and build friendships. For our families, our goal is to strengthen relationships, provide support and develop community.
Spirit League is a safe place where your athlete can be him or herself.

SYTA Youth Foundation

We believe that TRAVEL CHANGES YOUNG LIVES FOR GOOD, and to that end, the SYTA Youth Foundation strives to provide access to travel opportunities for the maximum number of young people that would otherwise be unavailable due to family hardship, budget cuts in school systems, or simply lack of the access to or education about travel as a learning experience. – See more at: http://sytayouthfoundation.org/about-syf/mission#sthash.RESEkg9v.dpuf

The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, Inc.

Team In Training (TNT) is the flagship fundraising program for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) and the only endurance sports training program for charity that raises money for blood cancer research. TNT and LLS are changing the landscape of blood cancer, not someday but today, making TNT the perfect way to fundraise.

THE MICHAEL J. FOX FOUNDATION FOR PARKINSON’S RESEARCH

The Michael J. Fox Foundation is dedicated to finding a cure for Parkinson’s disease through an aggressively funded research agenda and to ensuring the development of improved therapies for those living with Parkinson’s today. Watch our video to find out how we will get to a cure.

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