RUN FOR A CAUSE
Running marathons empowers the power to realize one’s dreams and gives awareness of one’s abilities. Unlike other competitive sports, it gives you a personal experience. You become a Winner just participating and crossing the finish line.
10 years and running for The Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon has turned into a movement. It is the country’s largest charity raising platform. The event has raised Rs 89.6 Crores for over 400 NGOs with the support of over 300 companies, thousands of fundraisers and lakhs of donors.
The Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon 2013 has broken all previous records and set a new benchmark as a ‘giving’ platform. An amount of Rs. 18.61 crores has been collectively raised by 215 NGOs.
FUND RAISING THROUGH THE EVENT
At the Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon 2014, you can choose the NGO/cause you wish to support. NGOs, representing various causes/issues, register themselves with the Event’s official Charity Partner, United Way of Mumbai. Some NGOs use this event as a platform to raise awareness for the work they undertake, and some to raise amounts for their charitable activities
Corporate Challenge is an ideal opportunity for companies to blend their CSR and HR objectives in a perfect harmony. Corporate Challenge is a group of select companies that contribute a minimum of Rs. 2.75 lakhs to a listed NGO of their choice and send a group of 15 employees to participate in the event or a minimum of Rs. 4 lakhs to a listed NGO of their choice and send a group of 25 employees to participate in the event.
The benevolent and selfless efforts of individuals, companies and NGOs during the 2014 edition of the Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon will be recognized and awarded at the special awards press conference.