CHARITIES 

OFFICIAL CHARITIES

San Diego Beach & Bay Half Marathon is proud to support the following Official Charities.
Please consider making an additional donation to these great causes.
If you are interested in becoming an official charity, please contact info@beyondeventsgo.com

The mission of International Bipolar Foundation is to improve understanding and treatment of bipolar disorder through research; to promote care and support resources for individuals and caregivers; and to erase stigma through education. Your support will allow IBPF to expand its educational programs such as the Mental Health Awareness Patch that provides children with free mental health education.

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Wild Willow Farm & Education Center is a six-acre working farm located in the southwest corner of the United States, less than three miles from the Pacific Ocean and two-thirds mile north of the Mexican Border. We grow food, educate and train, promote community, help people, produce, encourage and participate, promote and support.

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Team Challenge makes every mile more meaningful. Train with a group of likeminded people for a half marathon, triathlon, or hike. Make memories with a community working together to help find cures for the 3.1 million Americans living with IBD. Cross the finish line with others, united to Care and Cure Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis.

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Reality Changers transforms lives by providing youth from disadvantaged backgrounds with the academic support, financial assistance, and leadership training to become college graduates. Since 2015, about 8% of this project has been funded in part with Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program funds provided by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to the City of San Diego.

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Recognizing the threat of suicide is real and the results permanent, we reach out to people suffering from depression, mental health challenges, and thoughts of suicide.  We exist to provide hope, support, and encouragement, within a personal relationship, to the individual as well as their family and friends.

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Team Red, White & Blue believes Health, People, and Purpose are vital to personal enrichment for veterans and their communities. By bringing veterans together during physical and social activities, our goal to create quality relationships and experiences during consistent, local, and inclusive engagements, we will accomplish our mission; “To enrich the lives of America’s veterans by connecting them to their community through physical and social activity.”

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Courage to Call is a county funded peer support program dedicated to assisting active duty military personnel, veterans, reservists, guard members, and their families regardless of rank, time elapsed since discharge, or discharge status. Clinical and Peer Navigators provide prevention and early intervention services to those at risk for developing mental illness.

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We love our cops. We support local law enforcement and bring hope into their workplace. We do this by promoting the physical, spiritual, mental, and emotional health of those serving our communities. Code 7 supports, cares for, and encourages cops and their families as they help keep our communities safe.

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The Jacobs & Cushman San Diego Food Bank provides nutritious food to people in need, advocate for the hungry, and educate the public about hunger-related issues.

Last year, the Food Bank distributed 28 million pounds of food, and the Food Bank serves, on average, 370,000 people per month in San Diego County.

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Founded as the San Diego War Against Litter Committee (WALC) in 1954, I Love A Clean San Diego (ILACSD) has worked to improve the health and beauty of San Diego for over 60 years. In the 1970s “I Love A Clean San Diego” was the slogan for the organization’s anti-litter campaign and in 1980 it became the organization’s name.

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V!va Folklorico is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that celebrates the passion of Mexico by enriching the world with its beautiful traditional dances, art and music.

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Groundswell Community Project is a San Diego-based nonprofit providing surf therapy sessions and mentorships to women and girls overcoming different forms of trauma, addiction, abuse, trafficking, depression, and anxiety. Through surfing, ocean conservation efforts, and community engagement, Groundswell desires to see a world where self and sea love and celebrated, while specifically working in San Diego, the Bay Area, Peru, Cuba, and Scotland.

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