National Braille Press is excited to once again be part of the John Hancock Marathon Non-Profit Program in 2020. This year we have TWO spots for team members who commit to run the Boston Marathon and fundraise for NBP! 


Boston Marathon Finish Line
NBP's Boston Marathon runners raise funds to support our Hands On Literacy Programs, including:
  • The distribution of our free ReadBooks! Because Braille Matters book bags to more than a thousand families with blind children ages 2-8 across the country. These bags contain essential braille introductory material for children and their parents.
  • The Children's Braille Book Club, our book-of-the-month club with books in print-braille format so that blind parents can read with their sighted child, and blind children can read with their sighted parents
  • Our Great Expectations program, which brings picture books to life for blind kids with activities to convey the meaning of pictures in some of today's most popular children's books

Team NBP Members will receive their own fundraising page through Crowdrise, personal marathon and fundraising coaching, access to one long run from Hopkinton in March, a Boston Marathon jacket, and pair of complimentary tickets to both NBP's Tasting with a Twist event in the spring, and the A Million Laughs for Literacy Gala in the fall.     


2020 Team NBP Marathon Application