Support Generation SERVE during the 2023 Austin Marathon (Virtual)

Austin

Family Volunteering

Start Date
End Date
Duration
1 hours
Location
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Austin, TX
United States

Activity Description

Generation SERVE is honored to be selected as one of the 2023 charities for the Austin Marathon Gives program, the official charity program of the Austin Marathon. For the 8th consecutive year, the Moody Foundation is the presenting sponsor to match funds raised up to $10,000.


On February 19, 2023, the Austin Marathon strives to improve the lives of those around the event. This goes beyond the participants and reaches into the realms of spectators, passersby, and the greater community, including Generation SERVE!


The great part of the Austin Marathon Gives platform is that you do not have to be a runner to help Generation SERVE unlock its match! Whether you volunteer at a hydration station, are out of town, or run the 5k, Half Marathon, or Marathon in support of Generation SERVE, everyone is invited to learn how to help fundraise during this virtual session.


While learning to fundraise isn't the most riveting activity for all ages, we are asking parents to join us to learn more about how you can get the whole family involved. Our virtual meeting will talk about:

  • The purpose and goals of the Austin Marathon Gives fundraiser
  • What a match from the Moody Foundation is
  • How to talk to your child(ren) about fundraising and why it is important
  • Steps to take to fundraise for Generation SERVE using the online platform

Run the Austin Marathon, Half Marathon, or 5k

If you are running the Austin Marathon, Half Marathon, or 5k, during the registration process, you can select Generation SERVE as the charity you want to run for! Let us know you are running on behalf of Generation SERVE here.


Cheer on Runners on Race Day!

On race day, Generation SERVE will also be staffing the Mile 15 Water Aid Station. High Five Events has also committed to donating towards our $10,000 match from the Moody Foundation for every volunteer we bring to support the races! Sign up for a shift and come cheer on runners with Generation SERVE!

Activity Requirements

  • This activity is great for all ages and all Generation SERVE families!
  • Our program is designed to be a family experience; however, for this activity, it is okay if just adults attend, given that the project is not typical.

More About Our Partner

The Austin Marathon Gives program presented by the Moody Foundation connects non-profit organizations to passionate race participants willing to fundraise and raise awareness for causes that give back to our local community. Individuals can select one of the Official Charities to run with and add even more meaning to their training and race day miles by supporting a worthy cause. The Moody Foundation generously matches funds raised by their official charities up to $10,000.00. Since its inception 8 years ago, the program’s charitable donations have raised over $4,000,000 for Central Texas charities.


Presented by High Five Events, the 31st Anniversary of The Ascension Seton Austin Marathon, Half Marathon, and 5K will fill Austin’s streets on February 19th, 2023. The team and charity program attracts many tech companies and industry leaders that call Austin home. High Five Events is a multi-sport event production company based in Austin, TX. High Five Events supports nonprofits by providing a donation to organizations that contribute a significant amount of volunteer hours to supporting athletic events.

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