We are proud to announce our Official LA Big 5K Charity Partners. Our partners work hard all year long to support their mission and improve lives and our community. If you’re running the 5K or thinking about running the 5K – consider being part of a charity team. You can visit our partners’ websites below to learn more about their 5K program and how you can join them. Our 5K partners will have hosted tents at the Finish Festival to add to the fun and to support their teams.
Participating 5K Charities
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.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Los Angeles matches adult volunteers (Bigs) with kids (Littles) facing adversity to provide professionally supported one-to-one mentoring relationships that have a measurable and transformative impact on the lives of our youth, our mentors and our community.
College Track is a comprehensive college completion program that empowers students from underserved communities to graduate from college. From ninth grade through college graduation, our 10-year program supports students each step of the way and removes the academic, financial, and social-emotional barriers that prevent low-income and first-generation students from earning their college degree.
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.
Door of Hope's mission is to equip families experiencing homelessness to rebuild their lives. Our vision is to restore families' physical and emotional wellbeing, break the cycle of homelessness by addressing its root causes, and permanently end homelessness for every family we serve.
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.