Sympathy Card Newspaper Outreach Volunteer

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Tue Aug 08, 2017 - Thu May 31, 2018


This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.


Sympathy Card Newspaper Outreach

Volunteer Protocol

Purpose: To inform family members of those who have recently died of lung cancer of A Breath of Hope Lung Foundation. Cards are to show sympathy and support for those going through a recent lung cancer death. Cards must not contain any type of donation ask.


  • Newspaper obituaries are to be read each morning in search of those who have specifically passed away from lung cancer.
  • Sympathy card (provided by ABOHLF) should be sent the day of the obituary entry.
  • If the obituary does not contain a personal home address for a family member, the card can be sent to the funeral home "In care of" a named family member.
  • Return address on envelope should be ABOHLF’s (PO Box 387, Wayzata, MN 55391)
  • Sympathy card should be handwritten
  • Sympathy card is to include:
    • ABOHLF word track (see reverse side)
    • Amanda Pederson’s business card
  • Volunteer must sign "Volunteer" under their signature
  • Volunteers must notify Amanda via email each time a sympathy card is sent. Please include the following:
    • First and last name of deceased
    • Date of death
    • City where person lived
    • Who the card was sent to: "Family of," spouse’s name, child’s name, etc.
    • Address the card was sent to
    • Date the card was sent
    • Whether or not memorials are dedicated to ABOHLF


  • Literacy / Reading
  • Reading / Writing

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18
  • 2-3 hours a week

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