Sarasota Walk to Defeat ALS Committee
AMYOTROPHIC LATERAL SCLEROSIS ASSOCIATION
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Walk to D’Feet ALSÒ
All Committees Overseen by Chapter Walk Coordinator
- Food Committee
- Logistics Committee
- Entertainment Committee
- Volunteer Committee
- Family Team Committee
- Publicity Committee
Roles and Responsibilities:
- Food Committee:
- Secures the food
- Handles the set up
- Rents vehicle to transport food, if necessary
- The Logistics Committee:
- Orders or secures loans of tables, chairs and tents
- Posts signs along walk route
- Sets up and breaks down water stations
- Provides garbage bags, toilet paper, paper towels and other necessities
- The Entertainment Committee:
- Procures donated talent of DJ’s, bands, clowns, balloon-makers, photographers, etc.
- The Volunteer Committee:
- Recruits volunteers to support other committees for:
Walk Day Tasks:
- T-shirt distribution
- Food set up distribution
- Money counting (feasible at smaller walks and/or where there is an adjacent sheltered non-windy space)
- Drivers to support tired walkers
- Walk Day Set Up
- Walk Day Clean Up
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Volunteer Committee (continued):
Chapter Office Tasks:
- Pre-Walk assistance with sponsor packets, walker packets, kick off luncheon packets, team captain packets, etc.
- Pre-Walk Assistance with phone calls, data entry
- Pre and Post walk assistance with thank you letters/cards
- Post walk Assistance with money counting, reconciliation of all teams, and all tasks associated with final walk tallying
- Family Team Committee:
- Calls Family Teams to encourage letter campaign
- Calls other patient families to encourage participation
- Publicity Committee:
- Contacts media, i.e., radio, TV, newspapers, to publicize event via press releases, announcements, ads, interviews, etc.
No additional volunteer opportunities at this time.
About AMYOTROPHIC LATERAL SCLEROSIS ASSOCIATION
3242 PARKSIDE CENTER CIR, TAMPA, FL 33619, US
To discover treatments and a cure for ALS, and to serve, advocate for, and empower people affected by ALS to live their lives to the fullest.
Established in 1987, The ALS Association Florida Chapter is fighting Lou Gehrig’s Disease on all fronts, or as we like to say, "Covering all the bases for people living with ALS in Florida." We provide patient programs, advocate on behalf of patients with our government leaders, create awareness of the disease, and fund research. In addition, the Chapter provides financial support to our statewide multidisciplinary ALS clinics and research facilities, enabling them to increase patient care.