The 2012 MLB All-Star Game may be months away, but you can sign up now to support MLB and the All-Star Game Charity 5K & Fun Run presented by Nike July 8, 2012 in Kansas City. Proceeds from the event will be donated to three charities committed to cancer research and education: Prostate Cancer Foundation, Stand Up To Cancer and Susan G. Komen for the Cure.
Karma411 built a customized site for MLB to make it easy for supporters to take action, get involved by supporting a great cause and, of course, get in the game! Listen to CEO John Murcott as he talks about the MLB project with Ted Hart on his radio show The Nonprofit Coach BlogTalkRadio during his Second Anniversary show.
To sign up visit the site and click on the grey Register blimp button, fill out a short form and you are up and running! You will be given your own personal fundraising page where you can upload an image, describe why this cause is important to you and set your fundraising goal. Make sure to share your page with your friends and family with a customized email using the mail tool, as well as via Facebook and Twitter. The top 20 fundraisers will be featured on the website under All-Star Rosters, you can even become an MVP! The site has already raised over $27,000 with over 950 participants- get in the game!