2014 Charity Partner Information

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Congratulations to all those who participated in the 2014 events as a runner for one of our Charity Partners! We will be launching our 2015 Charity Partner Application process on August 1, 2014.   The new U.S. Bank OC Marathon Charity Partner program will have a several levels of participation available for charities of all sizes. Applications will be posted here when available, as well as our 2015 timeline. Please feel free to email us at charities@ocmarathon.com for more information.  It is not too late to donate to one of our 2014 partners. Visit the link below to DONATE NOW!

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2014 Charity Partners

OC Marathon Foundation

The Kids Run The OC Training Program is a program designed to help pre-adolescent kids become more physically fit, promote an active and healthy lifestyle and combat the onset of childhood obesity. Each student accumulates 25.2 miles of fun activity, and is ready to finish a marathon by completing their final mile at the Kids Run the OC held on May 3, 2014. CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE.


SHORTSTOP is a juvenile crime diversion program of the Orange County Bar Foundation and for the past 30 years it has diverted over 30,000 youth from the juvenile justice system. The Foundation’s mission is to keep at-risk youth out of jail, in school, healthy and drug free through education, counseling and mentoring. CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE.

John Wayne Cancer Foundation

The John Wayne Cancer Foundation's (JWCF) mission is to bring courage, strength and grit to the fight against cancer. Register for the May 4, 2014 OC Marathon 5k, 1/2 marathon or full marathon and fundraise for JWCF to help fight cancer. CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE.


We Run Orange County’s Kids (We ROCK) is a nonprofit, public-service Youth Marathon Training Program serving Middle and High School students in Orange County focused on the proper training for, and completion of, a 26.2 mile marathon. We ROCK enhances lives of OC teens by improving physical and psychological health, bolstering self-esteem, developing character and improving problem-solving skills. CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE.

Project Independence

Project Independence's mission is to promote civil rights for people with developmental disabilities through services which expand independence and choice. Since 1977,we have been providing employment, independent living and positive behavior supports, setting the standard for excellence in community services. Our focus on Healthy Living encourages people to move more and make good food choices. CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE.

Junior League of Orange County

The Junior League of Orange County, California, Inc. 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. The members of the JLOCC share a vision of a community in which the health, safety, and education of all individuals are promoted and supported. Visit our website to learn more. CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE.

Fact Alliance

FACT Alliance is engaged in the fight against child trafficking. Our purpose is to raise funds to build safe houses, where the child victims of sexual exploitation can experience healing and restoration. Our "Let's Respond" campaign is designed to inspire a global response towards eradicating modern day slavery. CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE.

OM Foundation

Started in 2008 by Bonner Paddock, the OM Foundation vision is to empower children with disabilities and their families to live life beyond limits. Inspired by the thousands of children with disabilities, and living with cerebral palsy himself, Bonner and OMF are dedicated to raising awareness and funds for vital programs. CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE.

Orange County Affiliate of Susan G. Komen®

The Orange County Affiliate of Susan G. Komen® is a local breast cancer organization providing mammography screening, breast cancer diagnostic assistance, breast health education, and support programs for uninsured and underserved women in Orange County. 75% of the funds raised stay in Orange County; 25% goes to the Komen Global Research Fund. CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE.

Boys and Girls Club of Laguna Beach

The Boys & Girls Club of Laguna Beach has been enriching the lives of young people since 1954, and remains in the forefront of youth development for our community. Our program philosophy is built around participation and positive reinforcement, which lead to a higher level of self-esteem. CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE.

Pediatric Cancer Research Foundation - PCRF

The Pediatric Cancer Research Foundation (PCRF) has focused its efforts to improve the care, quality of life and survival rate of children with malignant diseases. PCRF funds research protocols to find curative treatments that reduce side effects and ensure optimal long-term quality of life for the increasing number of survivors of pediatric cancer. Please join PCRF in the fight to save a child’s life. CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE.

START! Training

The American Heart Association's Start Training program inspires people to create a culture of wellness while raising funds for vital research, education, and advocacy efforts that help the fight against cardiovascular disease and stroke! Whether you are a walker or runner, beginner or advanced, we will help you cross the finish line! CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE.