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Families for Depression Awareness

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Evening of Hope and Discovery 2018
Evening of Hope and Discovery 2018

Do you love events and want to help raise money for a good cause? If so, we need you! Families for Depression Awareness, a Waltham-based nonprofit, is in preparations for our October 16, 2020 annual fundraising event. Currently, we are looking for people to help with the following:

  • Logistics (vendor and volunteer management, venue setup and signage)
  • Event planning
  • Silent auction (obtaining auction items, creating bid sheets)
  • Sponsorships (sending sponsorship opportunities to local companies).
If this describes you or you just want be involved, please respond by emailing Valerie Cordero at valerie@familyaware.org.

Families for Depression Awareness helps families recognize and cope with depression and bipolar disorder to get people well and prevent suicides. Funds raised from An Evening of Hope and Discovery will support our programs for teens and families.

To see photos of last year's event, go to http://familyaware.org/about-us/annual-event/.

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About Families for Depression Awareness

Location:

391 Totten Pond Road, Suite 101, Waltham, MA 02451, US

Mission Statement

Families for Depression Awareness helps families recognize and cope with depression and bipolar disorder to get people well and prevent suicides. We offer education, training, and support to unite families and help them heal while coping with mood disorders.

Description

Families for Depression Awareness continues to be the premier national organization specializing in practical education and action-based training for family caregivers whose loved ones are dealing with a mood disorder. Our mission is to help families recognize, address, and cope with depression and bipolar disorder to get people well and prevent suicides. Through nationwide webinars, online tools, publications, and in-person workshops in Massachusetts we provide up-to-date and relevant education, training, and support that specifically meet the needs of families. Our programs aid participants in recognizing depression in themselves and others and getting help so that no one suffers alone with untreated depression.

Children & Youth
Community
Health & Medicine

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

391 Totten Pond Rd Suite 101Waltham, MA 02451

(42.39811,-71.25308)
 

SKILLS

  • Event Design & Planning
  • Event Planning / Management
  • Fundraising

GOOD FOR

  • Kids
  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • 2-3 hours per month for phone meetings and tasks, 10-12 hours in October 2020 during the week of the event.
  • We love volunteers who are passionate about mental health awareness, follow through on tasks, and who bring their unique perspectives to the table. Volunteers outside of MA should expect to travel to the Boston area for the Oct. 2020 event.

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