Official Charity Program

The San Francisco Marathon is committed to supporting the community we love!

The Official Charity Partner of the San Francisco Marathon is The San Francisco Recreation and Park Department.  Their mission is to provide enriching recreational activities, maintain beautiful parks and preserve the environment for the well-being of our diverse community.  

The San Francisco Marathon also partners with additional charities to support their missions.  Thanks to our amazing runners, our charity program continues to grow and we support approximately 50 charities each year.

Our 2019 Affiliated Charities:

Parkinson’s Foundation
Move For Hunger
Children’s Brain Tumor Foundation
Back on My Feet
Beads of Courage
Mission 22
Refugee Transitions
Instituto Familiar de la Raza
St. Jude India Childcare Centres USA
The Salvation Army Ray & Joan Kroc Corps Community Center and Railton Place
San Francisco AIDS Foundation
Asha for Education

View our Crowdrise Fundraising page here.

Questions, please email


Interested in becoming a 2020 charity partner of the San Francisco Marathon? Apply here.