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El Paseo and San PabloPalm Desert, CA 92260
Have Fun & Change Lives at the MVK Thanksgiving 5K


Volunteer for our Annual Thanksgiving Day 5K Benefiting Martha's Village and Kitchen!

We need volunteers on Thanksgiving morning for our Thanksgiving Day 5K benefiting Martha's Village and Kitchen. This long-standing event benefits the homeless and hungry in the Coachella Valley, and is not possible without YOU!

You will be providing key support during the event to the hundreds of particpants as they walk, run, or stroll on Thanksgiving morning, No experience is required. Have fun and help those in need all at the same time!

We have a variety of exciting positions available. There is a job for everyone, including individuals, team school groups, corporate groups, friends and family! This year, you can choose where you want to volunteer in advance!

Volunteer Perks

  • Continental Breakfast
  • Credit For Community Service Hours
  • You'll Feel Fantastic Knowing Your Volunteer Service Is Helping To Change Lives!

If you have a group that is interested in volunteering, please contact Erica Siqueiros at (760) 347-4741 ext. 128 or esiqueiros@marthasvillage.org. For general questions about the event, please contact Kimberly Stauffer at (760) 347-4741 ext. 116 or email her at kstauffer@marthasvillage.org. You can sign up directly here:



  • Event Design & Planning
  • Fundraising
  • Ushering
  • Customer Service
  • Community Outreach

Good Match For

Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 10
  • At least three hours on Thanksgiving Morning
  • 10-14 Must be accompanied by an adult

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