Walk with Disabled & Blind People


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Cause Areas

When

Thu Feb 23, 2017 12:00 PM - Thu Apr 27, 2017 01:00 PM

Where

1475 West GrayAdaptive Sports and Recreation CenterHouston, TX 77019

About

The Houston Chapter of Achilles International is partnering with the City of Houston to bring a weekly lunch-time walking program to its disabled residents.

We will meet every Thursday at the MMSC at 1475 West Gray at noon to walk with everyone. There is a track on the facility. Many of the walkers will be blind and will need a guide to walk with them. Others just need encouragement and support.

You do not need any special skills, just simply the desire to help others get healthy and active!

As a "goal" all of the walkers and volunteers are invited to a 5k in late April called the Brew Run.

The MMSC (Metropolitan Multi Sport Complex) is a City of Houston facility specific for helping improve sport and athletic access by those with disabilities

Achilles Houston's local website is www.AchillesHouston.org. Part of Achilles International www.AchillesInternational.org

Skills

Good Match For

Teens People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 13
  • 1 hr a week for 10 weeks, but we are flexible!
  • A 30 minute training session by phone or in person

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