San Diego Beach & Bay Half Marathon is proud to support the following Official Charities.
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Freedom Dogs is a nonprofit organization devoted to serving wounded members of the military who are being treated for post-traumatic stress disorder, traumatic brain injury, and/or other physical impairments. Along with our trainers, our specialty service dogs provide both physical and emotional support, helping wounded warriors successfully make the challenging transition back to civilian life, or in some cases, return to active duty.
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.
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.
SoCal K9 Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization whose mission is to promote public awareness while raising funds to provide financial support to retired and active law enforcement K9s.
Team Hoyt San Diego aspires to build the individual character, self-confidence and self-esteem of America’s disabled young people through inclusion in all facets of daily life; including in family and community activities, especially sports, at home, in schools, and in the workplace. Team Hoyt San Diego works to partner with local organizations to show support for its cause through donations as well as to provide assistance at races and events.
Miracle Babies is dedicated to uniting and supporting families with critically ill newborns. When we intervene and provide key resources during the weeks following a child’s birth, we have the potential to positively impact health outcomes for an entire generation of children, changing the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) experience from one of fear and helplessness to one of empowerment and positivity.
Ronald McDonald House Charities of San Diego provides a “home-away-from-home” for families with children being treated for serious, often life-threatening conditions at local hospitals. Our services offer a welcoming and convenient home base where families may take care of their basic needs so they can better focus on what really matters: caring for their critically ill or injured child.
1,100 families reside with us during their child’s hospitalization and 12,000 additional people use our Family Care Center, coming for meals, computer access, naps, showers, and other essential resources per year. Additionally,120,000 meals are served free of charge to family members with hospital identification.
Nā Koa Kai Canoe Club, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit charity organizations whose mission is to turn the tide on child obesity in our country by encouraging a lifestyle of fitness and health wellness and to perpetuate the Hawaiian culture based around the Hawaiian canoe.
Nā Koa Kai Canoe Club, Inc. is an all-volunteer run nonprofit, therefore 100 percent of the proceeds raised at our events go towards operational costs and our programs.
The Junior League of San Diego, Inc, is part of an international organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women, and improving the community through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. Its purpose is exclusively educational and charitable.
Pacific Beach Running Club creates a community that empowers runners of all levels. Everyone is welcomed! Our weekly group runs operate in an “accordion” style: stopping at 4 predetermined locations along the route, allowing all runners to catch up before continuing. This no runner left behind approach allows members to work at their own pace while still benefiting from the community aspect of a run club.