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Help Out at the APDA Long Island Optimism Walk!

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ORGANIZATION: American Parkinson Disease Association

  • 25 people are interested

APDA Optimism Walk for Parkinson's Disease

Looking for some energetic volunteers to lend a hand with an assortment of tasks at upcoming fundraising Walk, including, but not limited to:

  • Setting up the event (tables/chairs, placing signage, etc)
  • Greeting/directing walkers as they arrive
  • Registering new participants
  • Helping sponsors with their table set-ups
  • Cheering/encouraging walkers along the walk route
  • Clean-up and event break-down

Timeframe is flexible. It's ok if you cannot do the full 6:30am-12:30pm shift.

Let us know your availability and we'll work with you :)

Event takes place rain or shine.

Contact Eloise at ecaggiano@apdaparkinson.org.

The APDA Long Island Optimism Walk is part of a nationwide event series to raise funds and awareness for Parkinson's disease. The event is hosted by the American Parkinson Disease Association.

NOTE: The safety of participants, volunteers, and staff is our priority. Any necessary public health guidelines and safety measures will be in place.

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About American Parkinson Disease Association


PO Box 61420, Staten Island, NY 10306, US

Mission Statement

At the American Parkinson Disease Association (APDA), every day, we provide the support, education and research that will help everyone impacted by Parkinson's disease live life to the fullest.


The American Parkinson Disease Association (APDA) is a nationwide grassroots network dedicated to fighting Parkinson’s disease (PD) and works tirelessly to assist the more than 1 million people in the US with PD live life to the fullest in the face of this chronic, neurological disorder. Founded in 1961, APDA has raised and invested more than $252 million to provide outstanding patient services and educational programs, elevate public awareness about the disease, and support research designed to unlock the mysteries of PD and ultimately put an end to this disease. To join us in the fight against Parkinson’s disease and to learn more about the support APDA provides nationally through our network of Chapters and Information & Referral (I&R) Centers, as well as our national Research Program and Centers for Advanced Research, please visit us at www.apdaparkinson.org


Health & Medicine
Community, Health & Medicine, Seniors


Sat Sep 30, 2023
06:30 AM - 12:30 PM


Marjorie R. Post Community ParkUnqua and Merrick RoadsMassapequa, NY 11758



  • Outdoor Recreation
  • People Skills
  • Fundraising
  • Relationship Building
  • Multi-Tasking
  • Customer Service




  • Must be at least 16
  • Full shift is 6:30am-12:30pm, but we're flexible!
  • Please be happy and willing to roll up your sleeves!

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