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2022 Western Maryland -Walk to Defeat ALS Walk Event Day Volunteers Needed

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

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During our Walk Season, we are always in search of great volunteers. We have our Western Maryland Walk to Defeat ALS at Baker Park coming up on October 8th and we would love to have you help us defeat ALS. We are looking for volunteer service from 6:30am until 2:30pm and have several opportunities for volunteering available.

Just to give you a little bit of background information about our organization: the ALS Association is the only national not-for-profit health organization dedicated solely to the fight against ALS. Our mission is to help people living with ALS and to leave no stone unturned in search for a cure. On a daily basis, staff and volunteers are working diligently to develop programs to make sure that our ALS family can count on the caring, compassionate support of people who understand the daily challenges of living with the daily challenges of living with this disease.

The various volunteer needs for this walk include:

- Set-Up: Set up tables, chairs, signage, etc.

- Registration: Welcome walkers and receive the pledges that they turn in.

- Food Distribution: Distribute snacks to hungry participants.

- T-Shirt Table: Pass out walk t-shirts to walkers who have raised $90 or more.

- Water Stop/Route Marshal: Maintain position along the route to ensure the safety of our walkers and distribute bottles of water.

- Break Down: Break down of the site and clean up.

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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

Advocacy & Human Rights
Community
People with Disabilities
Advocacy & Human Rights, Community, People with Disabilities

WHEN

Sat Oct 08, 2022
06:30 AM - 02:30 PM

WHERE

Baker Park121 N Bentz StFrederick, MD 21701

(39.4166,-77.41457)
 

SKILLS

  • Event Management
  • Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)
  • Business Development & Sales Management
  • Event Planning / Management
  • CSR / Volunteer Coordination
  • Community Outreach

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Up to 8 hours

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