The Indy Women's Half Marathon has announced the Official Charitable Partner for 2017: I.W.I.N.
I.W.I.N. Foundation supports women statewide currently receiving treatment for breast cancer by securing and paying for individual services that relieve emotional, physical and financial burdens. Once eligibility is determined, I.W.I.N. facilitates professional services typically valued at $250 or $500* per person to meet the non-medical needs of women and men undergoing breast cancer treatment. Payment for services is made directly to the service provider rather than the individual recipient. Services include:
• Personal Errands
• Yard Maintenance
• Massage Therapy
• Photography Services
• Yoga Classes
• Exercise Classes
• Transpiration Assistance (gas cards, bus passes, etc.)
The I.W.I.N. Foundation was founded as a 501(c)(3) organization in 2000 with a vision “to be an innovative organization built on passion, dedication and integrity, where communities feel called to support our mission and to grow and be recognized as the ‘neighbor next door’ to all women and men enduring treatment for breast cancer.”
The basis of the I.W.I.N. Program is to give these courageous individuals the strength to endure treatment, empower them to continue their fight against breast cancer, and place them on the path to survivorship.
For more information on I.W.I.N. please visit www.iwinfoundation.org
Our Other 2017 Charity Partners Include
Back on My Feet (BoMF) is a national for-purpose 501(c)3 organization that uses running to help those experiencing homelessness change the way they see themselves so they can make real change in their lives that results in employment and independent living.
The organization’s mission is not to create runners within the homeless population, but to use running to create self-sufficiency in the lives of those experiencing homelessness. The program’s success is measured by how many Members obtaining independence through employment, job training and housing.
Through dedication and hard work, Residential Members (those experiencing homelessness) earn the opportunity to create a new road for themselves. Running leads to personal transformation and dedication to the program leads to access to training, employment and housing resources. Through community and corporate support, the program strives to change the perception of homelessness.