Office of Institutional Advancement

Upcoming Events

We appreciate the support of those organizing the many community fundraising campaigns and upcoming events below. Each increase awareness and raise funds to further the mission of Jefferson. You can get involved by participating in upcoming events or by planning your own community fundraiser.

For more information, please contact communityfundraising@jefferson.edu.


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Point Breeze 5K Run/Walk
Wharton Square Playground | Philadelphia, PA

Sky Community Partners (Sky), Councilman Kenyatta Johnson, and the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson Health are hosting the 5th Annual Point Breeze 5K & Health Fair. The Point Breeze 5K will raise funds to promote and support local pancreatic cancer awareness and early detection and to encourage healthy lifestyles, specifically in underserved communities.


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Paint the Trail Purple
Schuylkill River Trail | Conshohocken, PA

Paint the Trail Purple is a 5K walk/run and 22-mile bike ride on the Schuylkill River Trail that helps raise funds and awareness for pancreatic research for the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson Health. The bike ride includes a photo at the Rocky Statue at the Art Museum.


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Amy’s Ride/Run/Walk Against Pancreatic Cancer
The Park on 4th | Quakertown, PA

This unique event is incredibly family friendly with a festival atmosphere and lots of options! Participants can choose from one of four options: 5K walk, 5K run, 24-mile bike ride or 42-mile bike ride. The rain-or-shine event held is held every May to benefit pancreatic research for the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson Health.


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Eagles Autism Challenge
Lincoln Financial Field | Philadelphia, PA

Register today to save $25 off your registration fee using promo code JEFFERSON25 for the 5K or bike races! Limited promo codes remain.

We are thrilled to build on the success of last year’s inaugural event, raising $2.5 million for autism research at Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health, CHOP, and Drexel from over 3,000 participants. Join Team Jefferson today as a cyclist, runner, walker, or virtual participant to ensure we have as strong of a team as last year!