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Charities

Learn about all our charity partners that help make this run go further after the finish line.

Since its inception, the Life Time Miami Marathon & Half has been a supporter of numerous charity teams helping raise several millions of dollars to support a variety of causes. Over our 19-year history, participants from over 70 charity organizations have raised hundreds of thousands of dollars each year. With your support, we can continue to grow and help support a countless amount of worthwhile causes.

Whether you’re an individual looking to enhance your race experience by supporting a charity or you represent a not-for-profit charity organization, we want to help make your experience special. Below you’ll find information about our numerous charity partners along with their contact information so you can reach out to them directly.

> Charity Partner Program Information

Fill out the Partner Pre-Event Application below and a member of our team will be in touch within 7-10 business days.

For additional information, please contact us.

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Charities

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Life Time Foundation

The Mission 

Life Time Foundation supports public schools and community organizations nationwide to improve youth nutrition and promote youth physical activity.  

The Foundation’s Youth Nutrition programs are focused on school districts; to date it partners with 35 districts, serving 1.7m children, in serving nourishing, delicious, minimally-processed meals. Its Youth Movement programs support both schools and community organizations, funding initiatives to create a future in which all kids, no matter their circumstances, can take part in safe, fun physical activity and build lifelong healthy habits. 

The Team 

By joining the Life Time Foundation Team and committing to fundraise for the cause, athletes are guaranteed race entry, receive Foundation training gear, and become part of an incredible, mission-driven community.  

Learn more at www.ltfoundation.org/athletes

American Cancer Society DetermiNation

American Cancer Society- DetermiNation

The American Cancer Society DetermiNation program will help you achieve your personal race goals and change the course of cancer forever. With access to professional training, an unparalleled community of support, and inspiration every step of the way, the American Cancer Society will help you finish your upcoming race and together we can achieve a world free from the pain and suffering of cancer.

Visit ACS DetermiNation

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BRKTHRU

BRKTHRU is a non-profit founded in the wake of a good friend’s suicide, which aims to find new ways to raise awareness, increase outreach and facilitate collaboration in an effort to promote mental fitness. Through a variety of outlets including road races, social outreach, mentorship programs and collaborations with clinicians, BRKTHRU addresses the unmet needs of those dealing with mental health disorders and assist those individuals in living their fullest life.

Visit BRKTHRU

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Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation

The mission of the Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation is to find a cure and improve the quality of life for those affected by Cholangiocarcinoma. Our racing team, Team CCF, specifically has the purpose to raise awareness and fundraise for this devastating disease.

Visit Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation

Debbie’s Dream Foundation

Debbie’s Dream Foundation

The American Cancer Society DetermiNation program will help you achieve your personal race goals and change the course of cancer forever. With access to professional training, an unparalleled community of support, and inspiration every step of the way, the American Cancer Society will help you finish your upcoming race and together we can achieve a world free from the pain and suffering of cancer.

Visit ACS DetermiNation

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Every Mother Counts

Every Mother Counts is dedicated to making pregnancy and childbirth safe for every mother, everywhere. We educate the public about maternal health, engage individuals to advocate for the well-being of mothers, and invest in community-led programs to improve access to essential maternity care.

Visit Every Mother Counts

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Friendship Circle

The Friendship Circle exists to bring happiness and companionship to children and young adults with special needs by celebrating their individuality, as well as bringing energy, support, and peace of mind to their families. Team Friendship provides all the resources you need while you get active to raise funds for your local Friendship Circle chapter.

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Glory House of Miami

The mission of Glory House of Miami is to provide a safe home and healing environment to rescued victims of human trafficking giving them the opportunity to regain their freedom and health, and a place where they can become wholly restored through a faith-based approach.

Visit Glory House of Miami

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I Love Venezuela Foundation

The I Love Venezuela Foundation’s goal is to create and channel resources to non-governmental organizations (NGO’s) that contribute to the well-being, human development and social transformation in Venezuela. Our mission is to influence social transformation and progress in Venezuela through compassion and love.

Visit I Love Venezuela Foundation

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JCS Alliance Team Blue Card

Join the JCS Alliance Team Blue Card and Raise Support for Holocaust Survivors. By running (or walking) together in the Miami Marathon or Half Marathon, you have an opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of local Holocaust Survivors living in poverty.

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Team Courage

Kids of Courage is a groundbreaking volunteer centric organization, dedicated to the support of sick children and their families, day and night, 365 days a year. Founded in 2008, Kids of Courage is committed to change the way people look at illness, and open up a world of support, hope and opportunity for every sick child and family, no matter how serious the diagnosis is.

 

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Nirvana Project

Nirvana Project is a non-profit 501 (c) (3) organization striving to serve the South Florida community, our mission’s purpose is to promote a healthy and active lifestyle through the integration and inclusion of individuals with physical disabilities, their families and friends into the sport of running from 5k to 10k, Marathons and Triathlons

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MIB Agents Osteosarcoma Alliance

MIB Agents provides direct patient support from treatment to end-of-life, as well as planning and execution of the only PS Research conference and funding. We are a 100% volunteer nationwide nonprofit dedicated to making it better for kids with bone cancer.

Visit MIB Agents Osteosarcoma Alliance

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Ru4Yitzi

Run4Yitzi is a team full of heart and purpose. Rabbi Yitzi Hurwitz, husband, and father of 7 was diagnosed with Bulbar onset of ALS. He can no longer, speak, walk or hug his family yet his positivity and ability to inspire thousands around the world is insurmountable. Our team raises money to help ease some of the financial burden the family incurs..

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SebastianStrong

We fund innovative cancer research for children — SebastianStrong Foundation is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization founded in 2017 in memory of 16-year-old cancer victim Sebastian Ortiz for the purpose of finding less toxic, more targeted childhood cancer cures. It has received the highest level of recognition for transparency from GuideStar, the world’s largest source of information on nonprofit organizations.

Visit SebastianStrong

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SHIFTING GEARS UNITED

This Mission and Purpose of Shifting Gears United, Inc., is to provide adapted sports to wounded veterans, first responders and the physically challenge community. Empower, educate, and enable this disable community to train and participate in mainstream sports, as well as achieving and teaching their personal goals. Inspire valves of respect, fairness, honestly, community of inclusion and acceptance, self-confidence, and camaraderie.

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Team fUTure

Under the parent organization Chabad Lubavitch of Utah, team fUTure is guaranteeing that the Jewish future of the State of Utah is a bright one! Our dedicated team of runners are assisting us in raising funds for the wide variety of Youth & Family activities taking place at Chabad Lubavitch of Utah on a daily basis, including our newly founded preschool, Camp Gan Israel Summer Camp, Chai Hebrew School, Chabad Teen Network, Chabad on Campus (benefitting undergrads on 5 Utah campuses) and the Chabad Young Professionals community.

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Team Lifeline

Whether you are an avid athlete, or have never run a mile in your life, Team Lifeline offers an unparalleled experience for an important cause. Team Lifeline raises money for Chai Lifeline, the international children’s health support network. Chai Lifeline brings light and hope to children and their families through various services including counseling, hospital services, retreats, programs, and their well know summer camps, Camp Simcha and Camp Simcha Special, all free of charge.

Visit Lifeline

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Team Shahid

Since 2010 Team Shahid has participated in the Miami Marathon to raise money for the Shahid A. Burns Memorial Scholarship and the Team Shahid Cares Cancer Fund.  This fund assist families with a member going through the pains of cancer treatments.  Insurance covers some things but it does not cover all.  This year we will participate in the Lifetime Miami Marathon as an official charity once again.  We run to keep Shahid’s “Legacy In Motion”!  What will you run for?

Visit Team Shahid

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The Heather Abbott Foundation

While most insurance companies will cover a portion of the cost for a basic prosthetic device, they will not help with specialty prostheses. These devices range in price from $15,000 to more than $100,000, making them far too expensive for anyone hoping to regain more of the life they once lived. The Heather Abbott Foundation assists amputees of tragic limb loss to Live Your Life to the fullest.

Visit Heather Abbott Foundation

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World Vision

In Africa, water is life. Team World Vision runs for clean water and fullness of life.

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