As part of its Corporate Social Responsibility, Great Ethiopian Run raises funding under the umbrella campaign named “Running for A Cause” using the popularity of its annual 10km staged in November.
This annual campaign is aimed at helping different local charitable organizations selected by the concerned government authority.
Great Ethiopian Run works mainly with the Ministry of Women and Social Affairs to identify charitable organizations to benefit from each year’s funding raised through the annual Great Ethiopian Run International 10km.
Over 30 million birr has been raised and distributed since the start of the fundraising campaign in 2005. Few of the beneficiary organizations from the past are Mary Joy, Abebech Gobena, Tigray, Amhara, Oromia and Debube Women, Children and Youth Affairs, Nehmiya Autism Center, Mekedoniya Elderly Support, Dire Dawa Women Association, Joyfull Life, Sele Enat Mahber, Ethiopian Diabetic Association, Addis Ababa Women Association, Waghemera, Grace centre for children and families etc
2022 Beneficiaries and Fundraising Target
Every year, two or three charitable organizations benefit from this campaign. In 2022, three beneficiaries are selected:
This year’s target money to be raised is 1 million birr.
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