Peer-to-peer proves itself in World Vision’s emergency giving to fight Ebola

For World Vision, the Ebola virus has hit hard in Sierra Leone, a place they’re very familiar with. They’ve been helping in the country since 1978 and their donors currently sponsor 5,300 children there. A month ago, World Vision found themselves with an very immediate need. They’d just received a major donation of 210 pallets […]

Stanfield’s Goes Streaking

Testicular cancer survivor Mark McIntyre has hung out at home in nothing but a pair of Stanfield’s while people watched on a web cam and hitchhiked across Canada in those same tighty whities. Now, he’s asking Canadians to join him in pants-less sprints to once more raise funds for the Canadian Cancer Society. Developed by […]

Timex Asks Runners: Who Needs A Cell Phone?

In a bid to get the average runner to leave the cell phone at home, Timex has created an 800-mile relay race as a way to showcase its new Ironman One GPS. Called the Timex One Relay, the 22-day event will include more than 100 runners and connect the Chicago and New York City marathons, […]

Give Kids The World Set to Host Gingerbread Run 5k

The Sixth Annual Gingerbread Run 5k Presented by Aaron’s, set for Saturday, November 8 at Give Kids The World (GKTW) Village in Kissimmee, Florida, is attracting record numbers of running enthusiasts and philanthropic contributors. New this year is the participation of Medieval Times, the popular dinner show that has one of its castles less than […]

Siemens Exceeds Goal of The Baton Pass Campaign – Donates Over $1MM to Stand Up To Cancer

Siemens has exceeded its goal for The Baton Pass, a campaign designed to raise funds benefiting Stand Up To Cancer and increase awareness for cancer research at a time when they are critically needed. A symbol of the hope we share that each of those diagnosed with cancer will survive, The Baton Pass campaign illustrated […]

The 28th Annual Nautica Malibu Triathlon Presented By Equinox Raised $1,350,000

Hosting some of the world’s finest athletes, philanthropists, celebrities and supporters, the 28th Annual Nautica Malibu Triathlon presented by Equinox raised more than $1.35 million for Children’s Hospital Los Angeles’ Pediatric Cancer Research Program. Over 5,000 participants swam, biked and ran side-by-side to support the cause while friends, families and spectators cheered them on. Click […]

500 Cyclists to Attend Eighth Annual Tour DaVita in Oregon

DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc., one of the nation’s largest and most innovative health care communities, announced that the eighth annual Tour DaVita – a three-day, 250-mile bike ride to raise awareness of kidney disease and funds for medical missions in the United States and abroad – will kick off on September 14 at the Waterloo […]

The Remington Great Americans Shoot To Raise $1MM For Special Forces Charitable Trust

The Remington Great Americans Shoot (RGAS) announces its inaugural kick-off event September 20, 2014 at the Cypress Valley Shooting Preserve just north of Austin. This national shoot, sponsored by Remington Arms and The Special Forces Charitable Trust (SFCT), will bring together competitors from all over the country to honor and bring attention to the needs […]

Pan-Mass Challenge sets record with $40 million in contributions

The Pan-Mass Challenge, the nation’s most successful athletic fundraising event, drew more than 5,700 cyclists from 35 states and eight countries to Massachusetts this past weekend. Enduring cold rains for most of Saturday and unseasonably cold temperatures throughout the weekend, cyclists rode up to 190 miles over one or two days with one collective goal […]

Fighting Apathy, American Heart Association Rebrands

When it comes to selling the U.S. on healthier hearts, the American Heart Association has long relied on rational tactics. Heart disease continues to be the No. 1 killer of both men and women in the U.S., and the nonprofit has focused on teaching people about the improved health that comes from eating well, exercising, […]