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Volunteers Wanted: 2020 Gold Coast Take Steps + Virtual for the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation

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Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America, Long Island Chapter

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 8 people are interested
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Gold Coast Take Steps + Virtual

when?

date: Sunday, October 18, 2020

9 a.m. pst/12 p.m. est

what is it?

3.1 Million Reasons to Take Steps Virtually

Now, more than ever, we need to come together as a community to fundraise and support the 3.1 million patients affected by Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. TAKE STEPS + VIRTUAL is a safe and fun way for us to connect nationwide - and even globally. Join us for a virtual event filled with inspiring patient stories, supporter recognition, entertainment, and more. Snap a photo and share to be featured during our event - whether you walk in your backyard, up the stairs, down the street, on a treadmill or anywhere safe, we can’t wait for you to show us how you Take Steps.

what are the day-of activities?

participants will join us via Facebook Live or YouTube Live

  • 12:00 pm (EDT)TAKE STEPS + VIRTUAL programming kicks off:
  • Foundation updates from President & CEO Michael Osso
  • Messages from Honored Heroes across more than 20 TAKE STEPS + VIRTUAL walks
  • Patient & Caregiver ceremonies for the entire country
  • Hear from researchers YOU have helped fund
  • Top Team recognition for more than 20 TAKE STEPS + VIRTUAL walks
  • Musical entertainment
  • 12:45 pm (EDT) - Walk where you are! Whether at home or in your neighborhood, put on your best Take Steps gear, and head out for a walk. Don’t forget to snap some photos, share with us on Facebook or Instagram and remember to use #WhyITakeSteps.

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About Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America, Long Island Chapter

Location:

585 Stewart Avenue, Suite 304, Garden City, NY 11530, US

Mission Statement

To cure and prevent Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis through research, and to improve the quality of life of children and adults affected by these digestive diseases through education and support.

CCFA sponsors basic and clinical research of the highest quality. The foundation also offers a wide range of educational programs for patients and health-care professionals, and provides supportive services to help people cope with these chronic intestinal diseases.

Description

The Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America is a non-profit, volunteer-driven organization dedicated to finding the cure for Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis. CCFA was founded in 1967 by Irwin M. and Suzanne Rosenthal, William D. and Shelby Modell, and Henry D. Janowitz, M.D.

Four decades ago, CCFA created the field of IBD research. Today, the foundation funds cutting-edge studies at major medical institutions, nurtures investigators at the early stages of their careers, and finances underdeveloped areas of research. Educational workshops and symposia, together with our scientific journal, Inflammatory Bowel Diseases, enable medical professionals to keep pace with this rapidly growing field. No wonder the National Institutes of Health has commended CCFA for "uniting the research community and strengthening IBD research."

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Children & Youth
Community
Health & Medicine

WHEN

Sun Oct 18, 2020
12:00 PM -  

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Youth Services
  • Fundraising
  • Community Outreach

GOOD FOR

  • Kids
  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

N/A

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