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Team TMF

TMF is an organization that empowers individuals and nonprofits to build a healthier world by creating impact through research, education and partnerships.
Research: TMF provides direct financial support for innovative neurology research led by world-renowned physicians at Mass General Hospital, Brigham & Women's Hospital and Cedars-Sinai.
Education: The foundation offers free educational forums for patients and caregivers affected by neurological diseases, including MS, ALS and Alzheimer's.
Partnerships: The TMF Nonprofit Partnership Program enables health-focused non-profits and individuals to leverage TMF events for their own fundraising and deliver greater impact.

For more information or to join Team TMF, contact:
Melissa Christian l l 213-542-3003

5K Partners

ALS Golden West Chapter

The Golden West Chapter supports people living with ALS and their loved ones in 31 counties throughout California and the state of Hawaii. Everything we do advances the search for effective treatments and a cure for ALS. Join Team Challenge ALS and help defeat ALS!

For more information or to join the ALS team, contact:
Gillian Wallengren |


ARC is a nonprofit orgranization dedicated to promote the welfare, protection, education, and advancement of individuals with developmental disabilities. Programs are designed to assess the ability and potential of each person; develop and implement a regimen id activities to help them achieve their full potential for mental, emotional, physical, and spiritual growth and development.

For more information or to join the ARC team, contact:
Corrine Botte | | 818-762-4365


Team AMP (AADAP Marathon Program) is the official endurance event training team for AADAP. This is Team AMP’s seventh season as an Official Charity with the Los Angeles Marathon.Over 200 individuals have participated with Team AMP in the last 7 years, all together raising over $200,000 to support AADAP’s programs and mission to “Change Lives and Save Families”.

For more information or to join Team AMP, contact:
Paulina Hong | | 323-293-6284

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Los Angeles

Big Brothers Big Sisters has operated under the belief that inherent in every child is incredible potential. As largest 1-1 mentoring network, Big Brothers Big Sisters makes meaningful, monitored matches between adult volunteers (“Bigs”) and children (“Littles”), ages 5 through young adulthood in the LA community. We develop positive relationships that have a direct and lasting effect on the lives of young people.

For more information or to join the Big Brothers Big Sister team, contact:
Daniel Rodriguez | | 213-213-2420

CASA of Los Angeles

CASA of Los Angeles provides one-on-one advocacy for children in Los Angeles County’s child welfare system who have experienced abuse, neglect or abandonment. CASA/LA’s vision is a Los Angeles in which every child in the child welfare system has an advocate and the opportunity to thrive. To learn more about CASA/LA please visit

For more information or to join the CASA of Los Angeles team, contact:
Kelly Lozo | | (323) 859-2888

Concern Foundation for Cancer Research

Concern Foundation for Cancer Research's mission is to conquer cancer by providing essential salary support funds in the early yet critical stages of discovery and the understanding of cancer. With 90-95% of net proceeds going directly to research, Concern has raised more than $60 million dollars and funded 750 cancer research scientists studying cancer.

For more information or to join the Concern Foundation Team, contact:
Wendy Ohye | | 310-360-6100

Fulfillment Fund

The Fulfillment Fund is a life-changing college access and success organization that helps make college a reality for first-generation and lower-income Los Angeles students. Through time-tested programs, including one-on-one college counseling, classroom instruction, mentorships, career resources, and so much more, the Fulfillment Fund empowers its students to graduate high school, get into college, and earn their degree.

For more information or to join the Fulfillment Fund Team, contact:
Carole Crone l l 323-900-8789

Junior League of Los Angeles

The Junior League of Los Angeles is an 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.

For more information or to join the Junior League team, contact:
Sophia Lauricella | | 517-414-8629

Los Angeles LGBT Center

Since 1969 the Los Angeles LGBT Center has cared for, championed, and celebrated LGBT individuals and families in Los Angeles and beyond. We are an unstoppable force in the fight against bigotry and the struggle to build a better world, a world in which LGBT people can be healthy, equal, and complete members of society.

For more information, or to join the Los Angeles LGBT Center Team, contact:
Danny Gonzalez | | 323-860-3667

Public Counsel

Public Counsel is the nation’s largest provider of pro bono legal services, delivering justice, hope and opportunity to communities throughout the United States. We work to provide critical, one-on-one legal help to children, veterans, refugees and families struggling with poverty. Together we are building a stronger nation.

To learn more or to join the Public Counsel team, contact:
Erin Farrell - Team Captain | | 213-637-3841

South Central LAMP

South Central LAMP engages immigrant mothers and their children ages 0-5 in a comprehensive three-year curriculum that includes: Parenting Education, English as a Second Language, Early Childhood Education, Parent-Child Interactive Literacy Activities, and Family Advocacy. We also partner with local agencies to offer families support services, onsite health screenings, educational workshops and weekly food distribution.

To learn more or to join the South Central LAMP team, contact:
Ninette Ayala - Team Captain | | (323) 234-1471

Team Parkinson

Team Parkinson's mission is three-fold: to raise awareness about Parkinson's disease; to raise funds for research; and to empower people living with Parkinson's to improve the quality of their lives through exercise. Approximately 60,000 people are diagnosed with Parkinson's each year and about 1.5 million in the US have this debilitating disease. Through our participation in the LA Marathon we hope to make a difference.

For more information or to join Team Parkinson, contact:
Edna Ball | | 866-822-2873

Unification of Disabled Latin Americans

For many years UDLA has utilized sports as a tool of rehabilitation for disabled individuals. We promote disabled athletes to participate in the LA Marathon and to practice wheelchair basketball.

For more information or to join the UDLA team, please contact:
Marisol Leal - Team Captain | | 213-388-8352

Westside German Shepherd Rescue

Westside German Shepherd Rescue of Los Angeles is a non profit 501(c)3, no kill rescue committed to saving all types of German Shepherd Dogs from high kill shelters and adopting them to loving, qualified homes.

For more information or to join the Westside German Shepherd Rescue team, contact:
Carla Reisenaur - Team Captain | | 818-681-3174

Valley Village

Now in its 50th year, Valley Village is a nonprofit serving people with developmental and intellectual challenges through three day programs and eighteen residential group homes. Valley Village's staff and programs serve 400 women and men, helping them live independently as possible. Valley Village's mission is to protect, foster, develop, and advance the rights and interests of people with developmental disabilities.

For more information or to join the Valley Village team, contact:
Matthew Swearman | | 818-587-9450

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