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2022 Walk to Defeat ALS Roanoke

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ORGANIZATION: The ALS Association - DC/MD/VA Chapter

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The Roanoke Walk to Defeat ALS will be on Sunday, September 24, 2022 at Green Hill Park,
2501 Freen Hill Park Road, Roanoke, VA 24153.

Registration will begin at 9:00am and the Walk Start is at 10:00am.

Volunteers are needed to help with:
set up
volunteer check-in
registration check-in
working various tents

There will also be other opportunities as well as a need for general support during the walk as needed.
If you are interested or have any questions please email me at amelia.atwill@als.org.

Kindly,
Amelia

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About The ALS Association - DC/MD/VA Chapter

Location:

30 W. Gude, Suite 150, Rockville, MD 20855, US

Mission Statement

Leading the fight to treat and cure ALS through global research and nationwide advocacy while also empowering people with Lou Gehrig's Disease and their families to live fuller lives by providing them with compassionate care and support. The DC/MD/VA Chapter is based in Rockville, MD with an office in Richmond, VA.

Description

The ALS Association - DC/MD/VA Chapter is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to serving the needs of people living with ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis a.k.a. Lou Gehrig’s Disease) and their families in Washington, D.C., Maryland and Virginia. The ALS Association National Office and the ALS Association - DC/MD/VA Chapter operate under a shared mission: to support people living with ALS and to leave no stone unturned in the search for a cure. The ALS Association - DC/MD/VA Chapter is currently serving almost 700 people living with ALS and their families. These services include assistive technology devices, social worker visits, medical equipment loan closet, transportation grants, and many other services. All of the Chapter’s services are provided free of charge to the families.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Education & Literacy
Health & Medicine
Community, Education & Literacy, Health & Medicine

WHEN

Sat Sep 24, 2022
05:00 AM - 02:00 PM

WHERE

Green Hill Park2501 Green Hill Park RoadSalem, VA 24153

(37.27106,-80.11076)
 

SKILLS

  • Patient Care
  • Healthcare
  • Multi-Tasking
  • People Skills
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Administrative Support

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 16
  • 4-8 hours. Shifts are optional. Great community service hours. Able to arrive 30-45 min before volunteering to check-in, get t-shirt and be trained on area of work.
  • Attentive to detail, able to follow and share information clearly, able to be on feet for a few hours. If doing community service hours, please bring form to be completed

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