The Penn State Dance Marathon, (THON), raised over $13 million to support pediatric cancer and the Four Diamonds Fund at Penn State Hershey Medical Center – a record for the 42-year-old organization. THON, the largest student-run philanthropy in the world, is an annual fundraising and awareness campaign for the fight against pediatric cancer. Click here to […]

Most Charities Fail at Online Fundraising Basics, Says Study

Eighty-four percent of nonprofits, including many of the nation’s largest charities, haven’t made their donation websites easy to read on mobile devices, one of several flaws that can cost them significant contributions, according to experts who studied 150 charities and other organizations. Click here to read the full article published by The Chronicle of Philanthropy […]

Arthritis Foundation Announces New Walk Name and Logo

The Arthritis Foundation has unveiled a new name and logo for its signature fundraising walk event. Walk to Cure Arthritis, formerly Arthritis Walk, officially kicks off this month and will take place in approximately 100 cities through November. To read the full press release, click here

From Veganuary to Decembeard: How Each Month Became a Charity Endeavour

The social media age has arrived at the same time as the proliferation of big, branded new-media-friendly charity campaigns. And the ‘month’ is at the centre of it all. Click here to read the full article published by The Independent on January 21, 2014

The Boot Campaign & Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series Announce Partnership

The Boot Campaign and the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series announced a new partnership to show appreciation for troops and raise funds for military programs at the 2014 P.F. Chang’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Arizona Marathon & ½ Marathon.  A grassroots initiative which started in 2009, the Boot Campaign will become the benefiting charity of the […]

New Nationwide MDA Endurance Program Off and Running

The Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) announced the formation and launch of MDA Team Momentum, a new nationwide endurance program designed to help support MDA’s mission to find treatments and cures for muscle disease. The MDA Team Momentum program gives beginners and endurance pros alike the opportunity to participate in an endurance race — a marathon […]

The Women’s Running Series Announced Official Charity Partner of the 2014 Series

The Women’s Running Series announced that the Edith Sanford Breast Cancer Foundation will be the official charity partner of the 2014 series  The Women’s Running Series encompasses four half marathon and 5K events uniquely catered to women, combining a fun destination with scenic courses for the ultimate girls’ weekend getaway. The events are open to […]

Chicago Nearly Overrun by Charity Races, Walks

When organizers for a hip, multicity 5K run approached the Chicago Sport and Social Club about bringing the event to the city’s lakefront earlier this month, Jason Erkes knew it could be a challenge. Erkes, the social club’s president, didn’t doubt that thousands of participants would sign up for the Electric Run — a 3.1-mile […]

Rock N Roll Marathon Charity Program

Charities have netted over $243 million for their causes through Rock n Roll Marathon Series events since the program’s inception in 1998. The Competitor Group offers tiered charity benefits to charities of varying sizes. Click to learn more

Walk With Us - To Cure Lupus

Alliance for Lupus Research has organized walk across the US. A resource platform to search an event and get involved. Click to learn more