Charity Race Slots
The 2018 Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon features a number of charities that have spots available to the public.
Each charity provides their own requirements for entry into the race, primarily through a fundraising program. This is a great way to guarantee your entry into the race and help a worthy cause in the process. Check out our 2018 Escape From Alcatraz Triathlon charities below, and sign up today!
SILVER LEVEL CHARITY PARTNERS
The Challenged Athletes Foundation® (CAF) is the world leader in helping people with physical challenges lead active, healthy lifestyles. CAF believes that participation in physical activity at any level increases self-esteem, encourages independence and enhances quality of life. Since 1994, more than $70 million has been raised and over 11,000 funding requests from people with physical challenges in all 50 states and dozens of countries have been satisfied. CAF’s mission is clear: give opportunities and support to those with the desire to live active, athletic lifestyles.
Secure your entry through Team LIVESTRONG and cross the finish line for something bigger than miles. As a member of Team LIVESTRONG, your fundraising efforts will help the Foundation provide free programs and services for people affected by cancer now. Helping cancer survivors and their loved ones has been our goal from day one. We believe in putting the patient first, and that is why we created tools and resources to help ease the challenges of a cancer diagnosis. Your participation ensures no one will have to fight cancer alone.
Join MMRF Team for Cures and enjoy special perks while making your training and race day life changing.
The Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation (MMRF) is a game-changing cancer research organization that is breaking down barriers and leading the way to cure cancer now. Multiple myeloma is, at this time an incurable blood cancer. Our goal is to change that. The MMRF’s research model which demands collaboration and opens data world wide, has helped triple the life expectancy of myeloma patients in just 12 years, while also accelerating and developing treatments that are being explored for 30 other cancers. The MMRF has raised over $350 million since it was founded in1998. An outstanding 90% of all funds raised go to cancer research.
Make your race even more meaningful by joining Team Save the Children!
Save the Children is an international children’s relief organization coming up on our 100th birthday! By fundraising with us, you are helping to provide children with what they deserve – a healthy start, the opportunity to learn, and protection from harm. Working in over 120 countries including the United States, we focus on programs involving literacy, health & nutrition, hunger, and so much more. Your race means bringing a better future to children here at home and around the world!
BRONZE LEVEL CHARITY PARTNER
The Brain Aneurysm Foundation is the globally recognized leader in brain aneurysm awareness, education, support, advocacy and research funding. TeamCindy™ honors the life of Cindy Sherwin who lost her life at age 33 to a brain aneurysm rupture while training for an Ironman. TeamCindy™ is a fundraising arm of the Brain Aneurysm Foundation.
The Organization for Autism Research (OAR) is the only autism charity that focuses solely on applied research. Funds raised directly support research and programs that help parents, families, and educators in the autism community on a daily basis. Guarantee your entry with the TRI FOR AUTISM. Raise Money. Fund Research. Change Lives.
Real Options for City Kids, or R.O.C.K. for short, is an award-winning nonprofit organization providing San Francisco children with positive opportunities. R.O.C.K. offers sports and fitness, community service, learning enrichment, leadership training and outdoor adventure programs for girls and boys ages 6 – 17 who need it the most. The mission of R.O.C.K. is to nurture the healthy development of children by listening attentively to their needs and by providing opportunities to those who might not otherwise have access.
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. Each year, thousands of community members worldwide turn their passions and interest into unique fundraising events and athletic feats as a part of Team Fox, the Foundation’s grassroots fundraising program. Over the last 10 years, Team Fox members have raised over $45 million to speed a cure for Parkinson’s.