As a participant in competitive sports events, such as marathons and bicycle races, individuals may request sponsors whose gifts support The Blue Card as a nonprofit.
Team BlueCard/Endurance Events
Since 2009, The Blue Card has been an Official Charity Partner of the ING New York City Marathon and has also received donations from individual participants in marathons around the world, including Austria, Atlanta, Miami, Boston, Los Angeles, Jerusalem, Rome, and Tel Aviv. Thanks to their commitment and dedication, members of Team Blue Card raised over $800,000 since 2009.
TD Bank 5 Boro Bike Tour
Since 2011, The Blue Card has been an official Charity Partner of The TD Bank 5 Boro Bike Tour in New York City. This 40-mile bike tour, held annually the first Sunday in May, is America's largest cycling event.
In 2012, members were inspired by the participation of New Jersey State Road Race Champion, Mark Yaroshevsky, age 13, a descendant of Ukrainian Jews who were killed at Babi Yar. To date, The Blue Card Cycling Team close to $40,000. This year's event is May 5, 2013.
To learn more about The Blue Card's marathon participation and bike tour, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.