[The founders] recognized the need for a clinic that provided the highest level of clinical expertise in the field of physical therapy in an environment where the therapist – patient relationship was the top priority. They wanted to ensure all patients were seen one-on-one by a licensed physical therapist without the use of assistants, aides, or students.
Tedy’s Team is a 501(c)(3) charitable foundation in Massachusetts that is dedicated to raising awareness of stroke and heart disease while supporting survivors on their journey, giving them the means for a comeback.
After Tedy Bruschi suffered a stroke in February 2005 at the age of 31, just weeks after winning his third Super Bowl and days after returning from playing in the Pro Bowl in Hawaii. As he recovered, Tedy, and his wife, Heidi, committed themselves to being advocates and inspirations for stroke survivors and caregivers everywhere. Know the Warning Signs of Stroke: Stroke is a medical emergency. Know the warning signs of stroke and teach them to others.
Sudden numbness or weakness of the face, arm or leg, especially on one side of the body.
Sudden confusion, trouble speaking or understanding.
Sudden trouble seeing in one or both eyes.
Sudden trouble walking, dizziness, loss of balance or coordination.
Sudden, severe headache with no known cause.
Call 9-1-1 immediately if you experience symptoms. Every second counts!
Boston Medical Center
We will provide consistently excellent and accessible health services to all in need of care regardless of status or ability to pay – exceptional care, without exception.
Samaritans’ Vision is that fewer people die by suicide. We work to achieve this vision by making it our mission to alleviate emotional distress and reduce the incidence of suicide feelings and suicidal behaviour.
MDA Team Momentum
The Muscular Dystrophy Association is the world’s leading nonprofit health agency dedicated to finding treatments and cures for muscular dystrophy, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and other neuromuscular diseases. We do so by funding worldwide research; by providing comprehensive health care services and support to MDA families nationwide; and by rallying communities to fight back through advocacy, fundraising and local engagement. It’s special work powered by special people who give generously.
Horizons for Homeless Children
The mission of Horizons for Homeless Children is to improve the lives of young homeless children in Massachusetts and help their families succeed by providing high-quality early education, opportunities for play, and comprehensive family support services.
Founded in 1958, Project HOPE (Health Opportunities for People Everywhere) is dedicated to providing lasting solutions to health problems with the mission of helping people to help themselves. Identifiable to many by the SS HOPE, the world’s first peacetime hospital ship, Project HOPE now provides medical training and health education, as well as conducts humanitarian assistance programs in more than 35 countries.
New England Baptist
New England Baptist Hospital will transform the lives of those we serve by promoting wellness, restoring function, lessening disability, alleviating pain, and advancing knowledge in musculoskeletal diseases and related disorders.
Boys and Girls Club of Dorchester
Our Mission: To inspire and enable all young people, from diverse circumstances, to realize their full potential by providing opportunities for personal growth to become contributing, caring and responsible members of the community.
Lahey Health brings you the comfort of knowing your health is always in the best hands, in a place that’s closer to home. Our nationally recognized specialists, superb primary care physicians and award-winning hospitals and services make it easy for you to become and stay healthy.
We offer services you can count on throughout your life, and with a full spectrum of seamlessly integrated and accessible resources and a smart approach to delivering care, we’re with you every step of the way. Lahey Health has more than 1,400 local providers in adult and pediatric primary care and almost every medical specialty. Find your way to better health care today.
House of Possibilities
House of Possibilities is making a difference for children, adults, and families, living with developmental challenges by providing high quality programs and much needed relief and hope. HOPe was founded upon the belief that children with significant challenges are our heroes and teachers. We believe that they should be afforded unique experiences that their typical peers are able to access, such as opportunities to socialize and enjoy all that the world has to offer.
YMCA of America
The Y believes everyone deserves opportunities, no matter who you are, or where you're from. From early learning to job training, the Y offers programs and services that meet the needs of communities across the U.S.
Trinity Boston Connects
BUILDING A MORE EQUITABLE BOSTON Trinity Boston Connects people, programs, and practices to unlock opportunity and change the odds for youth of color in Boston. Our programs create safe and supportive communities that inspire youth to express their voice, develop their leadership, and achieve their goals. Our Team Trinity marathon runners raise funds for our year-round programming including Sole Train: Boston Runs Together, a community-building and mentoring program that uses running as a vehicle for setting and achieving seemingly impossible goals in school and life. Teams come together for community building events and races, leading up to their race goal: Boston’s Run to Remember, a five-mile race or half marathon. We are expanding our reach this 2019- 2020 school year to engage 600 youth and 200 volunteer mentors in 30 school and community organization sites throughout the city.
Martin Richard Foundation
The Martin Richard Foundation Inc. is a 501(c)(3) charitable foundation that helps young people learn, grow, and lead through volunteerism and community engagement. Founded in 2014, the foundation was formed by the parents of eight-year-old Martin Richard, who was killed when two bombs exploded at the Boston Marathon on April 15, 2013. The Martin Richard Foundation seeks to honor Martin’s spirit of kindness by encouraging people to choose kindness, work for inclusion, and embrace diversity in local communities, we aim to influence a generation to live out our values through positive civic engagement.
Stepping Strong, Brigham and Women’s Marathon Team
"Our goal is to provide the brilliant professionals at the Brigham with the funding they need to advance innovation in trauma care and help those with devastating injuries achieve the best possible outcome." —Steven Reny
Team End ALZ
Team End ALZ is the official athletics fundraising program of the Alzheimer’s Association’s Massachusetts/New Hampshire Chapter. The program supports individuals of all abilities to train for and complete a running or endurance event while raising vital funding. Donations raised support our mission to eliminate Alzheimer's disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health.
Currently, more than 5 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s disease and by 2050, without a cure, this number may reach 16 million. With one in eight Americans over 65 living with Alzheimer’s, it is likely that you already know someone impacted by the disease. The Alzheimer’s Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer’s care, support and research.
Massachusetts Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired
Founded as the Massachusetts Association for the Blind, MABVI is the oldest social service organization in the country that serves adults and elders who are blind or visually impaired. After more than a century in the field, we know that vision loss doesn’t have to mean the end of a full life. But many people losing their vision don’t know how to get help. Our vision rehabilitation services help people with low vision maximize their remaining sight and learn to use adaptive strategies for completing daily tasks. Our trained specialists can help make a home safer and recommend simple devices to make life with low vision easier.
Mass. Eye and Ear
Massachusetts Eye and Ear is a specialty hospital dedicated to excellence in the care of disorders that affect the eye, ear, nose, throat, and adjacent regions of the head and neck. Mass. Eye and Ear provides primary care and serves as a referral center for outpatient and inpatient medical and surgical care.
As part of our principal sponsorship of the Boston Marathon, John Hancock donates hundreds of guaranteed Invitational Entries each year to select non-profits through our Marathon Non-Profit Program. Organizations use these entries to recruit individual runners who pledge to raise money for their cause. In 2017 over a thousand John Hancock sponsored runners raised $12.3 million for charity.
Casa Myrna is Boston’s largest provider of domestic violence awareness efforts and of shelter and supportive services to survivors. Our comprehensive range of services, available in both Spanish and English, provide survivors with tools to recover from the trauma of abuse and begin to build sustainable self-sufficiency.
Improving Melanoma Prevention, through Awareness, Care & Teaching IMPACT Melanoma provides education, prevention, and support for the most serious form of skin cancer. We are a national non-profit organization dedicated to working to reduce the incidence of melanoma. Committed to skin cancer prevention and early detection, we provide a variety of award-winning programs which aim to raise awareness and educate the public about skin cancer, as well as support services for those struggling with the disease.
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
Established in 1987, the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) is a voluntary health organization that gives those affected by suicide a nationwide community empowered by research, education and advocacy to take action against this leading cause of death.
Corey C. Griffin Foundation
Created in memory of Corey C. Griffin (1986-2014), the Corey C. Griffin Foundation provides strategic financial support to Boston’s most innovative non-profits focused on underprivileged youth as well as those with medical challenges. Through our high-impact partnerships with leading academic and healthcare organizations, we are providing critical opportunities to “Corey’s Kids”, and building upon Corey Griffin’s legacy of giving back while encouraging others to do the same.
National Multiple Sclerosis Society
The National MS Society's vision is: A World Free of MS. The Society's mission is: People affected by MS can live their best lives as we stop MS in its tracks, restore what has been lost and end MS forever.
SquashBusters connects the two worlds of squash and public education in urban schools. By connecting these two worlds, SquashBusters provides young people with a bridge to success, broadens their access to opportunities, and improves their health and fitness. Since inception, SquashBusters has served more than 800 urban youth and has grown its impact to reach young people in Boston, Lawrence and Providence. It is in more than 20 cities worldwide and continues to grow.