For more than 25 years, Achilles International programs, staff, and volunteers have been changing the lives of disabled athletes around the world. In the process, our lives have changed as well. We share in the achievement of each first step taken, each race run, and each disabled athlete powering a wheelchair towards the finish line. Together we find inspiration and
The effectiveness of our programs depends on the dedication and hard work of the Achilles Houston organization, and the generous support of people like you. Here are some of the
things your donations can buy:
Each donation is greatly appreciated and
directly allows Achilles International to continue
to operate free of charge. Thank you for your
consideration and generosity.
Achilles International is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization. Our federal tax id is 13-3318293.
$3,500 purchases one handcrank wheelchair or racing wheelchair for an Achilles athlete
$1,000 sponsors a year of running, walking, and rolling in local races for 20 Houston Achilles athletes
$500 sponsors one athlete for travel and fees to an out of state marathon
$300 sponsors one athlete in the NYC Marathon
$200 sponsors one athlete in the Boston Marathon or Houston Marathon
$50 purchases shirts for 5 Achilles athletes to wear in races and workouts
WAYS TO DONATE
CHECK or Zelle You can send funds through Zelle or by a check to "Achilles International - Houston". (Note - there is no associated service fee if you donate this way.) Contact us for more details (email)
PAYPAL: You can donate to Achilles Houston directly, using PayPal. Your donation will be used to cover race entries, travel and equipment for our athletes and volunteers.
EMPLOYER MATCH: Your employer may have a charitable donation program - for matching your donations and/or for donating if you volunteer. Please consider checking to see if your employer will "match" your donation of time or dollars. Contact us if you have any questions (email)
REASON 2 RACE: You can donate to a specific fundraiser or event through Reason2Race.