The 2018 hurricane season has been extraordinarily active in parts of the U.S., with Hurricane Florence currently impacting millions in the Carolinas. As this natural disaster unfolds, the staff here at VolunteerMatch is doing its part to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you are prepared and safe. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know about the most effective ways to contribute.
The American Cancer Society in Alaska is looking for volunteers to sit on an executive committee for their black-tie gala and most significant annual fundraising event in the state: the Anchorage Wine and Food Festival. This distinguished event that raises much-needed funds for lifesaving cancer research, prevention & screening, and free programs and services for Alaskan cancer patients and their families.
Committee responsibilities include:
Securing sponsorship for an event where the lowest priced table is $5,000
Securing 100% charitable donations in support of cancer research
Securing silent and live auction items for a distinguished audience
Recruiting volunteers to help with set up, tear down, and night-of activities
Procuring high-end bottles of wine from personal cellars