Our mission is to shatter limitations and elevate aspirations of teens and young adults, ages 16-29, living with cancer, HIV and rare genetic disorders. By supporting Next Step, you’re providing seriously ill young people with a safe community where they can connect with peers going through similar medical experiences and learn important life skills that will improve their transition to adulthood. Click here to learn about our community, music and mentorship programs that are provided at no cost to our young participants.
Yes. Click here to apply to run the 127th Boston Marathon on Monday, April 17, 2023, for Next Step on behalf of the John Hancock Marathon Nonprofit Program.
Yes. Click here to run the 51st Annual ASICS Falmouth Road Race on Sunday, April 20, 2023, for Next Step on behalf of the Numbers for Nonprofits Program.
Yes. We host team dinners and BBQs before and after the running races so runners can get to know the Next Step staff and their teammates. We also create an email group between Next Step runners and staff in the months leading up to the event.
Yes. Coach Keri Boyle will provide you with a personalized training schedule and answer any questions you may have to make sure you cross the finish line your way!
Yes. We expect all Team Next Step athletes to reach their fundraising minimum.
No. You are not committed to any Next Step event if you submit the interest form on this page. We will reach out to you once we receive your interest form.
Email Jacey Gonzalez, Next Step Events and Grants Coordinator, if you’re interested in golfing for Next Step: email@example.com
Email Jacey Gonzalez, Next Step Events and Grants Coordinator, if you’re interested in hosting an indoor or outdoor charity sporting event for Next Step: firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information about joining Team Next Step, contact Nancy Hays, Next Step Development Director at email@example.com.