InterVol Chosen as Charity Partner in 2017 Marine Corps Marathon


2017 Marine Corps Marathon 10/22/17InterVol has been selected by the United States Marine Corps as a Charity Partner in this year’s Marine Corps Marathon on Oct. 22, 2017, in Arlington, Va. InterVol is a nonprofit organization dedicated to connecting the world’s neediest to materials, people, and opportunities, now in its thirteenth year. It was founded by Ralph Pennino, MD, FACS, Rochester Regional Health chair of surgery.

Avoid the lottery– Secure a race bib by registering and raising funds for InterVol.  Nicole Jones, the organization’s executive director, has completed five consecutive Marine Corps Marathons and is a member of the exclusive Marine Corps Marathon Runners Club. She will serve as InterVol’s Marathon Coordinator, along with a team of volunteers.

“I can’t relay to you the sense of accomplishment, pride and patriotism you feel as you are running among these beautiful monuments within the District. Hearing the supporters and thousands of Marines cheering you on is really emotional; it’s like nothing you’ve ever seen or felt before,” said Jones. “Now add in the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of people around the world by running to support InterVol and its efforts to save lives across the globe, and you’ve created a truly life-­‐changing event.”

Interested in joining Team InterVol?