University of Washington School of Medicine
This is the Medicine in Motion page for University of Washington School of Medicine. Once you make a donation, we will add your name to the drop down list for others to donate on your behalf.
Medicine in Motion (MM) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization composed of a diverse group of healthcare providers whose mission is to address medical burnout by building community through fitness and philanthropic events. In prior years, we have raised money and awareness for cancer and autism research. This year, we have dedicated our efforts to addressing the public health crisis of racism. Your donation in its entirety will be transferred to the organizations of your choosing, below.
Girls on the Run - Girls on the Run is a non-profit program for girls ages 8-13. The organization promotes empowerment in girls by teaching life skills through research-based lessons and running. Girls at a critical age are taught the importance of physical and emotional health as they begin to navigate a complex world with gender stereotypes and ongoing societal obstacles. Girls on the Run seeks to instill confidence in every girl through an inclusive, interactive, and fun after school experience.
King Country Play Equity Coalition - "Only 19% of King County youth get the recommended amount of physical activity. Using the 2019 State of Play: Seattle-King County Report findings and recommendations as a springboard, King County Play Equity Coalition aims to increase the rates of King County youth meeting the CDC’s Physical Activity Guidelines so that all youth have access to the mental, emotional, academic, and physical benefits of movement."
NAACP Legal Defense Fund - The NAACP Legal Defense Fund works to protect the most vulnerable in our society. They fight to defend civil rights, protect voter rights across the country and advance the cause of racial justice, equality and an inclusive society.
The National Bail Out - A Black-led and Black-centered collective of abolitionist organizers, lawyers and activists building a community-based movement to support vulnerable persons adversely impacted by mass incarceration and system racism.