The Boilermaker Charity Bib Program is returning for 2017.

The program is open to organizations whose missions align with the Boilermaker's goal of promoting health and wellness.

Not-for-profit agencies in central New York interested in participating must apply first by contacting  The application deadline is February 17th and selected partners will be announced on February 24th.

“The Boilermaker Charity Bib Program is a chance for local not-for-profits to both raise funds and awareness,” said Tim Reed, president of the Boilermaker. “It’s a wonderful opportunity to run not only for your own health but to help others.”

Since the program's inception in 2013, $500,000 has been raised to benefit area non-profits.

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