Charity Partners


Want to join the fund raising efforts for your favorite charity partner? Click here to search, select your team, and then click join to automatically create your own fundraising page!

Charity Partner Guidelines

Team Fidelis

fidelis-blue-new-100Team Fidelis’ mission is to end the epidemic of veteran suicide by raising awareness, providing a bridge of hope and building camaraderie between veterans and their community. They strive to accomplish this mission by utilizing their three pillars: Awareness, Hope and Camaraderie.

KC Pet Project

kansas-city-pet-project100KC Pet Project is the nonprofit operator of the Kansas City, MO animal shelter. They care for more than 10,000 pets a year and have three adoption centers in the metro area to adopt pets. They are the largest No Kill animal shelter in Kansas City and the third largest, open admission, No Kill shelter in the United States. KC Pet Project is creating No Kill community here in Kansas City – they are passionate about saving lives!

Cancer Action

Cancer Action offers a comprehensive array of programs and services addressing the physical, social, emotional and financial needs of cancer patients and their families. All Cancer Action programs and services are free of charge, and the organization is dedicated to reducing distress and improving the quality of life for those living with, through and beyond cancer, and to promoting education, prevention and early detection to reduce the impact of cancer in the greater Kansas City area.

Make-A-Wish Missouri and Kansas

Make-A-Wish® Missouri & Kansas creates life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses. They are on a quest to bring every eligible child’s wish to life, because a wish is an integral part of a child’s treatment journey. Research shows children who have wishes granted can build the physical and emotional strength they need to fight a critical illness. Since 1983, Make-A-Wish Missouri & Kansas has granted more than 8,385 wishes to local children with critical illnesses.

Team World Vision

Team World Vision 200wTeam world Vision is a nonprofit organization created to activate partnerships and community engagement to bring clean water to people in the developing world, helping create fullness of life for children in need. Team World Vision believes that actions have the capacity to make a lasting impact. Through their programs, such as running for a cause and sponsoring a child, Team World Vision invites beginners and experienced athletes alike to share a common mission and compete to bring clean water, sanitation, and hygiene to communities in developing countries.  At the 2018 Kansas City Marathon presented by Garmin, Team World Vision had 791 registered runners who raised $850,327.

Individual Fundraising

With a few clicks and some basic information, you can create your own fundraising page. You can fund raise as a registered race participant, volunteer, or simply as a supporter. Your fundraising page will make it easy for your sponsors to contribute by making a secure donation online.  You will be able to customize your page with a group or team name, a special message, and a photo. Your fundraising page will also keep track of the funds you have raised and show your progress towards your goal. With the creation of your page you can share a direct link with your friends, co-workers, family members – anyone you can think of who will sponsor you online!

Click here to create your own fundraising page.