Volunteers Needed for Charity Walk at Greer City Park (Greenville) - May 16

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Cystic Fibrosis Foundation-SC Chapter

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Are you looking to get more involved with the community? Join us on Saturday, May 19 at Greer City Park as we celebrate the progress made by the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Over 300 participants will be attending this 5K walk that supports our mission to cure cystic fibrosis. We are looking for volunteers for morning and/or afternoon shifts beginning around 7:00am, and ending around 1:00pm. We are looking for assistance with: set up, registration/greeting walkers, tending to mile markers, assisting our vendors, and event clean up. Breakfast and lunch will be available to volunteers. If you are interested or have any questions, please contact Annie at acarenbauer@cff.org.

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About Cystic Fibrosis Foundation-SC Chapter

Location:

537 Long Point Road, Suite 203, Mt Pleasant, SC 29464, US

Mission Statement

We are a nonprofit donor-supported organization dedicated to attacking cystic fibrosis from every angle. Our focus is to support the development of new drugs to fight the disease, improve the quality of life for those with CF, and ultimately to find a cure.

Description

We are the South Carolina Chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. We host fun events all year long throughout South Carolina to raise much needed funds to support our mission.

Volunteers are always needed and are the driving force behind our success. If you don't see an opportunity listed on here that is right for you - give us a call (or an email) and we are sure we will have something that fits your background.

Thank you for your support.

So what is cystic fibrosis?

Cystic fibrosis is an inherited chronic disease that affects the lungs and digestive system of about 30,000 children and adults in the United States (70,000 worldwide). A defective gene and its protein product cause the body to produce unusually thick, sticky mucus that:

  • clogs the lungs and leads to life-threatening lung infections; and
  • obstructs the pancreas and stops natural enzymes from helping the body break down and absorb food.

In the 1950s, few children with cystic fibrosis lived to attend elementary school. Today, advances in research and medical treatments have further enhanced and extended life for children and adults with CF. Many people with the disease can now expect to live into their 30s, 40s and beyond.

WHEN

Sat May 16, 2020
07:00 AM - 12:30 PM  

WHERE

301 E Poinsett StGreer, SC 29651

(34.93771,-82.22306)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

  • Kids
  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

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