Saturday, May 5th, 2018

Charity Groups

The Wisconsin Marathon is proud to partner with several local, regional, and national charities for the race. Without these groups, we would not be able to put on the race. The groups are out on site helping you to cross the finish line so please return the favor and support them back.

For more info on how to be an Official Charity Partner email Jonathan

The Kiwanis Club of Western Kenosha’s fundraising efforts are dedicated to providing a better quality of life for area’s youth, elderly and disadvantage through programs such as Terrific Kids and Kiwanis Youth Baseball, and providing much needed funding to The Shalom Center’s shelter and food pantry programs. The Western Kiwanians work tirelessly all year round to provide music scholarships, food baskets, and facilities for the handicapped and support for the local Hospice Alliance Programs and Women and Children’s Horizons.

The Epilepsy Foundation Heart of Wisconsin leads the fight to overcome the challenges of living with epilepsy and to accelerate therapies to stop seizures, find cures and save lives.

We provide individual and family guidance, daily living skills training, employment assistance, patient education, emergency medications and social and recreational opportunities for all ages, including Summer Camp for Kids. We teach seizure recognition and first aid to schools and school-aged kids, police and other first responders, human service professionals as well as area employers. Call today or visit www.epilepsywisconsin.org.

Epilepsy Foundation Heart of Wisconsin
205 N Main Street, Suite 106
Janesville, WI 53545
608-755-1821

1302 Mendota Street, Suite 100
Madison, WI 53714
608-442-5555

1004 First Street, Suite 5
Stevens Point, WI 54481
715-341-5811

Toll free: 800-693-2287
Email: info@epilepsywisconsin.org
Web: www.epilepsywisconsin.org

myTEAM TRIUMPH (mTT) is a human services organization dedicated to enriching the lives of people with diverse abilities through a teamwork approach of endurance athletics!  mTT achieves it’s mission by bringing “Captains” – people with disabilities and “Angels” – able bodied individuals together to train for and participate in road races and triathlons of all distances.  mTT is non competitive and focus on building impactful relationships which go beyond the race!

For more info about myTEAM TRIUMPH visit www.myteamtriumph-wi.org

Team RWB is transforming the way that America supports its veterans.  We are creating communities of veterans, their families, and American citizens that enjoy authentic interaction through physical and social activities and events all across the country. Our chapters and communities deliver consistent, local opportunities for veterans and the community to connect through physical and social activity. They host weekly fitness activities, monthly social events, and participate in local races and events together. These programs are at the core of Team RWB’s mission. Join the team at http://teamrwb.org/get-involved/join-the-team

Video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XUIEk_6-lU0

When you join the American Cancer Society DetermiNation endurance event program, you join our nationwide community of athletes and get the best localized support, training, and fundraising tools to help you achieve your personal victory. Every mile of training will be more meaningful and on race day you’ll have the extra motivation you need knowing you’re helping save lives from all types of cancer. 

 

Learn how you can dedicate your Wisconsin Marathon race to the fight against cancer and join our team today! For questions, please contact Kyra Racelis at 312.960.2346 or at Kyra.Racelis@cancer.org.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Racine and Kenosha Counties, Inc. (BBBSRK) is dedicated to providing children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported one-to-one mentoring programs that change their lives for the better, forever. We partner with parents/guardians, volunteers, and others in the community and hold ourselves accountable for each child in our program achieving:

  • Higher aspirations, greater confidence,

and better relationships

  • Avoidance of risky behaviors
  • Educational success

Through our affiliation with Big Brothers Big Sisters of America, we have access to best practices, expert support and programming trends. Research consistently shows the children engaged in BBBS’ one-to-one mentoring achieve success in school, have improved self-confidence, plans for the future and are more involved in their community. Last year we served nearly 200 boys and girls in southeastern Wisconsin, but we have a lengthy waiting list. WE NEED YOU! Visit our website, www.beabignow.org, or call us at 262-637-7625 to find out how just a little bit of your time can make a big difference in a child’s life.

Good luck, Wisconsin Marathon runners!

The Kenosha Literacy Council is a non-profit organization made up of teachers, learners, tutors, volunteers and donors all working together to improve adult literacy in Kenosha County. Our programs teach reading, writing and speaking skills to adults and families so they can achieve financial independence, good health and greater involvement in our community.  A wide variety of programs are offered to help adults improve their skills so that they may better achieve goals specific to their needs.  Improved literacy skills mean a better chance at a safe, productive life.  KLC programs include small group classes and tutoring that focus on health literacy, financial literacy, citizenship, workplace literacy and more.  Together with more than 200 volunteer tutors, 600 adults are helped each year.www.kenoshalit.org

Mercy Home for Boys & Girls has been a solution for kids in crisis since 1887. By joining our Heroes team, you will make it possible for us to provide a safe home, emotional healing, and academic opportunities for children who have suffered abuse, neglect, poverty, and abandonment. And you give them the tools they need to build successful futures.

Team In Training funds in support of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS).

The mission of LLS is: Cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families.

LLS exists to find cures and ensure access to treatments for blood cancer patients. We are the voice for all blood cancer patients and we work to ensure access to treatments for all blood cancer patients.

Contact Debbie Lample debbie.lample@lls.org or 312.568.7726 for details.

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