Day of Event Volunteer - Remembrance Walk in Florida

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Now I Lay Me Down To Sleep

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Volunteers Needed for the 2020 Remembrance Walk in Orlando, Florida

Based in Centennial, Colorado, Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep is a non-profit organization that trains, educates, and mobilizes over 1,500 professional quality photographers around the world to provide beautiful heirloom portraits to families facing the untimely death of an infant. Photographers volunteer their time to gift parents with heirloom portraits of the only moments the parents will spend with their baby.

Volunteer opportunities are available to assist with our upcoming event, called a "Remembrance Walk" which will be held in Orlando to remember babies and to help bring healing to the many families that have experienced the loss of an infant. The Remembrance Walk includes a program with readings, music and speakers and each baby his honored by having his or her name read aloud. Following the program, participants will journey together for a reflective walk.


EVENT DETAILS:

The event will be held on Saturday, March 28th at Cypress Grove Park, 290 Holden Avenue, Orlando, FL 32839.

Volunteer shifts begin as early as 6:30 a.m. for setup and conclude by 1:00 p.m.

Please know that all volunteer spaces will be filled by Monday, March 23rd.


HOW TO APPLY:

To volunteer at this event, please sign up at our Race Roster link:
https://raceroster.com/events/2020/25152/now-i-lay-me-down-to-sleep-2020-remembrance-walk-fl/volunteer


OTHER IMPORTANT DETAILS:

Volunteers are responsible for their own transportation to the event.


MORE INFORMATION:

For more information about the Remembrance Walk, please visit our website:
https://www.nowilaymedowntosleep.org/2020flwalk/details/

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About Now I Lay Me Down To Sleep

Location:

HEADQUARTERS, 7853 E. Arapahoe Court, Suite 2150, Centennial, CO 80112, US

Mission Statement

To introduce remembrance photography to parents suffering the loss of a baby with a free gift of professional portraiture.

Description

'Now I Lay Me Down To Sleep' (NILMDTS) is a nonprofit 501(c) (3) organization. All proceeds go directly into the operation of this organization to help parents who are experiencing an early infant loss.

NILMDTS offers the gift of healing, hope and honor to parents experiencing the death of a baby through the overwhelming power of remembrance portraits. Professional-level photographers volunteer their time to conduct an intimate portrait session, capturing the only moments parents spend with their babies. Parents are gifted with delicately retouched heirloom black and white portraits free of charge.

These priceless images serve as an important step in the healing recovery for bereaved families. NILMDTS remembrance photography validates the existence and presence of these precious babies by honoring their legacy.

NILMDTS recruits, trains, and mobilizes professional quality photographers around the world. Through NILMDTS, medical personnel are given a meaningful option to offer bereaved parents by creating remembrance portraiture for their babies.

Through further engagement in the organization, such as the NILMDTS Remembrance Walk and online support, families become a part of a compassionate and supportive community. Parents gain a sense of inclusiveness, alleviating the alienation and perception of being alone in their pregnancy or infant loss journey.

WHEN

Sat Mar 28, 2020
06:30 AM - 01:00 PM  

WHERE

290 Holden AvenueOrlando, FL 32839

(28.490,-81.37943)
 

SKILLS

  • Customer Service
  • People Skills

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 10

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