Need school community service hours? Promote the Walk/Run for Adoption benefiting MARE!


Cause Areas

When

Thu Mar 01, 2018 - Sun May 20, 2018

Where

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.
Join us on May 20 for the 9th Annual Jordan's Furniture Walk/Run for Adoption benefiting MARE. For information and to register for the event visit www.jordanswalkforadoption.org.

About

The Massachusetts Adoption Resource Exchange (MARE) finds adoptive homes for children and teens in foster care who are in need of permanent families. MARE is a nonprofit organization that operates throughout Massachusetts.

On Sunday May 20 MARE, along with sponsor Jordan's Furniture, will hold the 9th Annual Walk/Run for Adoption - a family-friendly 5k walk/run followed by an after-party. This event is an opportunity to raise awareness about adoption from foster care as well as vital funds for MARE's work.

Volunteer Opportunity
WHO: MARE is looking for high school students and young adults to help promote this event. This is a perfect opportunity for those who need community service hours or for student groups interested in making a difference.

WHAT: Create an outreach campaign to raise awareness of adoption from foster care within your community and generate interest in the Walk/Run for Adoption.

WHEN: Any time between now and the event on Sunday May 20.

HOW: This is the best part - there are so many ways you can help. Social media posts, articles for school newspapers or community newsletters, information sessions, etc. You can also form a team and fundraise for MARE.

For information on the Walk/Run for Adoption visit www.jordanswalkforadoption.org. You can learn more about MARE at www.MAREinc.org.

Skills

  • Networking
  • Social Media / Blogging
  • Fundraising
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Community Outreach

Good Match For

Teens Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Up to you! Anywhere from 1 hour to many.

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