NYRR's Adopt-a-School program is ideal for corporate partners who want to have a significant impact on an underserved New York City community. Your support will create health and well-being among the city’s youth and help to prevent the growing epidemics of obesity, heart disease, diabetes, and other chronic illnesses. All donations are tax-deductible. [More] about why helping New York City’s youth is so important right now.

Partnership Details

An annual gift of $15,000 provides the following for your partner school:

  • The opportunity for students in the school to develop a daily exercise habit, resulting in greater physical fitness and academic achievement

  • Medals and other incentive items throughout the year as milestones are achieved

  • Customized web pages for program participants and their teachers, including an interactive mileage meter, make setting goals and monitoring progress easier

  • Motivating visuals, including posters and mileage meters, for classroom use

  • A monthly newsletter

  • Training for on-site staff

  • Ongoing support from our office and field staff

In return, we offer our Corporate Partners the following:

  • Prominent display of your company's name and logo on a youth programs page of the NYRR web site, on students’ individual web pages, and on our promotional materials

  • Invitations to signature youth programs events throughout the school year

  • Two tickets to the annual ING New York City Marathon Finish Line Banquet

  • Subscription to NYRR’s Youth Programs newsletter (3 issues per year)

  • A plaque to commemorate your partnership with NYRR Youth Programs

  • The ability to track your school or classroom’s mileage progress via the web pages

  • Invitations to an awards assembly at your school to allow you to interact with program participants who directly benefit from your support

An annual gift of $25,000 funds multiple schools.

Your corporation will receive the benefits mentioned above and also:

  • Prominent display of your company's logo on a youth programs page of the NYRR web site

  • Official ING New York City Marathon gear

  • Two additional tickets to the annual ING New York City Marathon Finish Line Banquet
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