Register for the 2019 Gift of Life Donor Dash

Proceeds from the Donor Dash benefit the Transplant Foundation, the charitable foundation that supports programs and activities for donor and recipient families. These include the Gift of Life Family House and Team Philadelphia’s participation at the Donate Life Transplant Games of America.

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Since 1996, Gift of Life Donor Program has hosted the Donor Dash to promote organ and tissue donation and to raise funds to educate the community about the critical need for more people to register as organ and tissue donors.

dash for donor awareness logoAll proceeds received through fundraising for the Donor Dash benefit Transplant Foundation, the charitable foundation supporting the mission of Gift of Life Donor Program. All funds raised at the Donor Dash go to support programs and activities designed to increase organ and tissue donor awareness, including sponsorship of Team Philadelphia’s participation in the Transplant Games of America, programs and activities in support of donor and recipient families, including the Gift of Life Family House.

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The Dash celebrates the life-saving power of donation and honors all of the donors who make it possible. By supporting Gift of Life and the Donor Dash, you will help raise awareness about the critical need to increase the number of those registered as organ and tissue donors. We are looking to partners like you to help make a difference in the lives of those affected by organ and tissue donation. There are more than 5,400 people men, women, and children waiting in our region for a second chance at life through an organ transplant. You can help us make a difference!

Event Details

  • Date: April 14
  • Location: Philadelphia Museum of Art
  • 10K run begins 7:10am
  • 5K run begins 7:20am
  • Kids Fun Run begins 7:45am
  • 3K walk begins 8:30am

Registration:

Now through noon on April 9, 2019:

  • 3K Walker: $30
  • 3K Walker Upgrade: $55*
  • 5K Runner: $35
  • 5K Runner Upgrade: $60*
  • 10K Runner: $40
  • 10K Runner Upgrade: $65*

*Upgrade by March 14 to receive a Dash tech tee and running hat. Gift of Life will mail your tech tee and running hat before the Dash!

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