VOLUNTEERS NEEDED @ KAFSC's Purple 5K Dash to End Domestic Violence (Oct 22, 2016)


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Cause Areas

When

Sat Oct 22, 2016, 08:00 AM -

Where

Flushing Meadows Corona ParkEderle Terrace, 61-30 Van Wyck ExpresswayOverlooking Meadow LakeFlushing, NY 11355

About

Would you like to participate in the KAFSC community events and advocate to create a healthy and safe community? In commemoration of October, the Month of Domestic Violence Awareness, Korean American Family Service Center (KAFSC) is seeking volunteers at the Purple 5k Dash to end Domestic Violence event in October. This will be a meaningful opportunity to raise awareness of violence and meet/work with people who have passion for the community. You can make a difference!


Register for this event by clicking on the "I WANT TO HELP" option or email your first and last name to our Volunteer Engagement Associate, Carmen Wang, at volunteer_associate@kafsc.org or call 718-460-3801 ext. 36. We hope to see you in October!

About

The Korean American Family Service Center is hosting a fundraising event for victims of domestic violence. All funds will go directly to provide shelter services for victims at KAFSC Rainbow House.

Are you interested in supporting our 5k Dash runners? They will be using all their energy to run their fight against domestic violence. If you would like to join the fight, but may not want to do all the running, then this volunteer opportunity is for you!

Date and Time

Saturday, October 22nd, 2016 at 8 AM

Location

Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Ederle Terrace (North side of Meadow Lake)

What You’ll Do

Volunteers will assist in setting up water stations for runners, making balloons, directing runners and answering questions, and helping participants to register for the event. Last but not least, perform some general clean up after the race.

What We’re Looking For

Volunteers who would like to work behind the scenes and make the 5k Dash fundraising event a success. Enjoys working with others or supporting our community in the great outdoors.

Benefits

You will enjoy making friendships and having fun in the park! Also, you will become more aware of the issues your community is facing and become an active part of changing your community.

Korean American Family Service Center (KAFSC) - Flushing, New York

Founded in 1989, the Korean American Family Service Center (KAFSC) is a leading, nonprofit organization that supports and empowers adults, youth, and children to lead safe and healthy lives based on dignity, compassion and mutual respect. We are committted to preventing and ending domestic violence and relationship abuse, and creating a violence-free society. Our counseling, education and advocacy programs for individuals and families in the New York Tri-State area are provided in a culturally and linguistically appropriate setting.

Through the historical merger with Rainbow Center of NY (aka Women In Need Center) in January 2014, KAFSC has increased capacity to add and provide an emergency shelter for women and children, the only-of-its-kind in the greater New York Korean community.

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