InterVol Chosen as a 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 28th year. It was founded by Ralph Pennino, MD, FACS, Rochester Regional Health chair of surgery.

“My father served as a medic in the Marines in World War II, and I couldn’t think of a better way to commemorate his efforts in the field than for InterVol to partner with the United States Marine Corps,” said Pennino.

The organization’s executive director, Nicole Jones has completed five consecutive Marine Corps Marathons and will serve as InterVol’s marathon coordinator.

“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.”


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