2018 San Jose Kidney Action Day - Volunteers Needed!


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Cause Areas

When

Sun Apr 29, 2018, 12:00 PM - 05:00 PM

Where

San Jose Flea Market1590 Berryessa RoadSan Jose, CA 95133

About

Kidney Action Day is part of a national effort to increase awareness of kidney disease while encouraging individuals to get and stay healthy. The event will consist of an outreach and educational component including free health screenings, cooking demonstrations and samplings, fitness instruction, family friendly activities, and high media presence. We expect approximately 1000 attendees and hope to screen more than 300 people for kidney disease, diabetes, and high blood pressure. With your help we are confident that we will accomplish this goal.

We’d appreciate assistance with the following volunteer areas:

  • Event Set-Up/ Breakdown
  • Greeter
  • Manning an area: Get Involved, Education, and Get Social etc.
  • Volunteer Area/Exhibitor Registration (Refreshments)
  • Kids’ Area
  • Pre/Post Survey Questions
  • Screening: Blood Pressure, Glucose (Medical Professionals/Nursing Students preferred)
  • Screening: Health Counseling (Medical Professionals only)

The American Kidney Fund is a nonprofit organization that provides financial assistance to kidney patients and promotes awareness of kidney disease and its risk factors: high blood pressure and diabetes.

Join us to increase awareness about Kidney Action Day and take a step towards positive change for the millions of Americans who are living with kidney disease. Please visit our website, www.kidneyfund.org/kidney-action-day/, which features our recent and upcoming Kidney Action Day events. If you have any questions or need more information, feel free to contact me at kfarzin@kidneyfund.org or (240) 292-7051.

Skills

  • People Skills
  • Cross-cultural Communication
  • Multi-Tasking
  • Healthcare
  • Nursing
  • Community Outreach

Good Match For

Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • 2-4 hours

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