Listed below are all the wonderful charities that participated in the 2013 Austin 10/20. If you would like your charity to be a part of the 2014 Austin 10/20 please email info@Austin1020.com. We encourage all athletes who want to make a difference to contact one of these great charities!
Gold Level Charities
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s® Team In Training program (TNT), the world’s first, best and largest charity sports training program, will be offering a 3-month program to get you ready for the Austin 10/20! With TNT, you will enjoy unsurpassed coaching, weekly team workouts to encourage one another, a fantastic event experience, and much more. Over the past 23 years, TNT has trained over 440,000 athletes who have raised over $1 billion for LLS’s mission: to cure blood cancers and improve the quality of life of patients and their families. Go TEAM! For more information please visit their website www.teamintraining.org/sctx.
Silver Level Charities
Team Red, White & Blue has a vision to transform the way America supports its wounded veterans when they return home from combat and exit their position. Their mission is to enrich the lives of veterans and their families through a multifaceted approach that includes social interaction and community involvement. They focus on 4 key areas- one of which includes fundraising efforts and raising awareness for wounded vets through athletic events such as Austin 10/20! So stand up, join Team RWB, and support your local wounded veterans who have sacrificed so much for our country! To learn more about Team Red, White and Blue click here.
Without Regrets Foundation provides gravely ill parents and their minor children with memorable family experiences. This special time together creates memories that will last forever. For more information please visit our website at www.withoutregrets.org or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bronze Level Charities
The Alzheimer’s Association Capital of Texas Chapter works to eliminate Alzheimer’s disease though the advancement of research and to enhance care and support for individuals, their families, and caregivers. For more information on the Alzheimer’s Association and how you can be a part of their team click here.
Team to End Aids helps participants accomplish their training and fundraising goals, enabling them to make a difference in the fight against AIDS. Their training program is geared for beginners and experienced athletes alike who share a common vision – a country without AIDS. To learn more about how you can train with Team to End Aids click here.
The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation is the world’s leader in the search for a cure for cystic fibrosis. We fund more CF research than any other organization, and nearly every CF drug available today was made possible because of Foundation support.
We are a nonprofit donor-supported organization dedicated to attacking cystic fibrosis from every angle. Our focus is to support the development of new drugs to fight the disease, improve the quality of life for those with CF, and ultimately to find a cure. To learn more about the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation click here.
Vision of Children’s mission is to cure hereditary childhood blindness & improve the lives of the visually impaired individuals & their families. The group that will be supporting VOC’s cause in Austin will be the Delta Gammas; their philanthropic focus is “service for sight.” For more information on Vision of Children and how you can be a part of their team click here.
For more than 20 years, Foundation for the Homeless has mobilized communities of faith and other community groups to end homelessness in a spirit of compassion, hope and love. Each year 700+ low-income persons, including 70+ families with children, utilize FFH’s programs and services. The need for our services continues to grow, won’t you help by joining our team or supporting our runners? For more information about Foundation for the Homeless click here.
Kamp K’aana is a two-week, residential, FUN-BASED weight management camp that helps obese kids, ages 10 to 14, and their families make the lifestyle changes necessary to achieve their ideal weights. K’aana is an Alabama Coushatta Indian word meaning “wellness” and also stands for Kids Achieving Activity and Nutrition Awareness. The camp team includes specialists from Texas Children’s Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine with expertise in all aspects of weight management including nutrition, behavior therapy, psychology, pediatric medicine and exercise physiology. Email email@example.com or visit their website www.kampkaana.com for information about the program and how to join their team!