Are you making a donation? Then read these FAQs to learn more:

1. Where do the donations go?

Donations go directly to the Angel Fund via Harpoon Brewery's charitable arm, Harpoon Helps. The Angel Fund is an independent nonprofit charity benefiting ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease) research at the Cecil B. Day Laboratory for Neuromuscular Research at UMASS Medical. 

2. How do I find a specific runner to donate to?

Use the individual fundraiser search tool to find a specific runner. Please note that not all runners are fundraising.  

3. Can I just donate to The Angel Fund?

Yes. You can donate directly to The Angel Fund via the Harpoon 5-Miler here.

4. Is my transaction secure?

Your Website account preferences are password protected for your privacy and security. In certain areas, and in particular when you are making your donation, we use industry-standard SSL encryption to protect data transmissions.

5. When will my credit card be charged?

Your credit card will be charged immediately. 

6. Can I send a check?

Yes. If you’re donating on behalf of a Harpoon 5-Miler runner, make sure to put his/her name in the memo so they have it credited to their account!

All pledge checks should be made out to The Angel Fund and mailed to:

Harpoon Brewery
attn: Harpoon 5-Miler
306 Northern Avenue 
Boston, MA 02210



Are you a fundraiser? Then read these FAQs to learn more:

1. I’m a registered runner. Am I automatically set up to fundraise?

When you registered for the lottery, you had the option to setup a fundraising account.  If you chose to do so, you can login to update your personal fundraising page here. Your username is the email address that you used when you registered and the password you created.

Please check your registration receipt for information about your fundraising account. If you cannot find it, please email to track down your info. 

2. How do I invite friends to donate to my campaign?

Use the Support link and in the left navigation bar click Update your Profile. Then, log in and on the right navigation bar, click: Invite Friends and Family