Walk MS: Deerfield 2020

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National MS Society, Greater Illinois

Join the movement to end MS!
Visit www.WalkMSillinois.org!

Join us on Sunday, April 26, 2020 at our Annual Walk MS: Deerfield to fund important research and services for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Greater Illinois.

Walk MS brings together passionate people who connect in communities nationwide and raise funds to change the world for everyone affected by multiple sclerosis.

With nearly 300,000 people fundraising and volunteering each year, Walk MS has generated more than $1 billion toward our mission. Each step you take is backed by a supportive community. Together, we are stronger. Together, we will end MS forever.

Plans are underway to make this year's event a great day of fun and festivities in support of those living with multiple sclerosis, their families, and caregivers.

If you are interested or have any questions please e-mail/call Volunteer Specialist, Kennedy Weishoff at kennedy.weishoff@nmss.org/262-369-4421.

Register as a volunteer today:
https://www.signupgenius.com/go/walkmsdeerfield2020

Volunteer Needs include:

  • Festival Site - Activity Area & Food Tent
  • Certified Medical Personal for First Aid Area
  • Greeters
  • Photographers
  • Registration Area
  • Rest Stop Volunteers
  • Route Support & Route Marshals
  • Set-up & Tear-down Crews
  • Spirit at the Start/Finish Line
  • T-shirt/Prize Distribution
  • VIP Concierge
  • Volunteer Check-in

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About National MS Society, Greater Illinois

Location:

525 W Monroe St, Suite 1510, Chicago, IL 60661, US

Mission Statement

People affected by MS can live their best lives as we stop MS in its tracks, restore what has been lost and end MS forever. The National MS Society's vision: A World Free of MS.

Description

The National Multiple Sclerosis Society funds more MS research, offers more services to people with MS, provides more professional education programs and advances more MS advocacy efforts than any other MS organization in the world. Through its home office and fifty-state network of chapters, the National MS Society provides assistance to over a million people annually in its continuing mission to end the devastating effects of multiple sclerosis.

Seeking out and engaging volunteers to the MS cause is at the very core of our business. Each year the Society organizes a series of community events that provide many opportunities for the enthusiastic volunteer. In Greater Illinois we have many different opportunities throughout the year in which you can volunteer such as:

  • Walk MS
  • Bike MS
  • Muckfest MS
  • Half Court Classic
  • Slugfest
  • Women on the Move
  • Soiree & Summer Social
  • Peer Support Groups
  • Office Volunteers & Internship Opportunities
  • and many more....
The Society also engages volunteers to help influence law-makers at the federal, state and municipal levels toward legislation important to people with MS. The Society is looking for passionate volunteers with expertise in areas such as: marketing communications, public relations, corporate and donor development, medical, legal, administrative and organizational expertise.

WHEN

Sun Apr 26, 2020
06:30 AM - 12:00 PM  

WHERE

Bannockburn Lake Properties2121 Waukegan RoadBannockburn, IL 60015

(42.19228,-87.85474)
 

SKILLS

  • Food & Beverage Services
  • First Aid / CPR
  • Event Planning / Management
  • Fundraising
  • Organization
  • People Skills

GOOD FOR

  • Kids
  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Flexible

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