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6TH F.R.I.E.N.D.S. BUDDY WALK

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ORGANIZATION: FRIENDS DOWN SYNDROME/SPECIAL NEEDS WEST FLORIDA

VOLUNTEER BUDDY WALK INFORMATION

F.R.I.E.N.D.S. Down Syndrome Special Needs along with The National Down Syndrome Society invites you to volunteer at our 6 th F.R.I.E.N.D.S. BUDDY WALK. The Buddy Walk is an advocacy walk and peer to peer fundraiser. The Buddy Walk is also F.R.I.E.N.D.S. largest fundraiser. Our community comes together to raise the money needed so that F.R.I.E.N.D.S. can continue its current programs and activities. Our goal for the Buddy Walk is $50,000! Thank you for donating your time to us, we couldn’t bring this wonderful event to our community without you.

FIRST, PLEASE REGISTER AS A VOLUNTEER ON: https://www.ds-stride.org/friendsbuddywalk

STUDENTS WHO VOLUNTEER WILL RECEIVE:

  • A RED BUDDY WALK VOLUNTEER T-SHIRT
  • BUDDY WALK WRISTBAND
  • BUDDY WALK TEMPORARY TATTOO
  • FREE BREAKFAST, LUNCH, WATER, & SODA
  • CREDIT FOR 8 SERVICE HOURS - PLEASE SEND A PROFFERFISH REQUEST TO INFO@FRIENDDSUPPORT.ORG.

SECOND, you must attend at least one of the Volunteer Zoom Meetings. Please IM/TEXT/CALL/EMAIL Ann Foyt at info@friendssupport.org, (813)245-2782 to receive the Zoom Log-in.

THIRD, VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR T-SHIRT PICKUP - Volunteers are also needed at our 2 Halloween Dances to pass out Buddy Walk T-shirts. Please let us know if you can help at these two dances.

10/07/22 - Holiday Inn & Express in Clearwater, 6:30pm-9pm. 2580 Gulf to Bay Blvd. Clearwater, Fl 33765.

10/15/22 - Hilton Garden Inn in Riverview, 6:30pm-9pm 4328 Garden Vista Dr. Riverview FL 33578.

FOURTH,10/22/22 - 6TH F.R.I.E.N.D.S. BUDDY WALK - AL Lopez Park - 4810 N Himes Ave, Tampa, FL 33614.

  1. VOLUNTEER TABLE - Check-in at 8:30am. You will be buddied up with another volunteer and given your assignment.
  2. Once you have checked in, go help put up tents, tables, and chairs.
  3. Go to the Food court and grab some breakfast.
  4. Report to your assigned workstation and make sure you know who your buddy volunteer is.
  5. You and your buddy volunteer will cover for each other when you take a lunch and 15min break.
  6. Please take pictures and post them to our Facebook page to our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/FRIENDSWESTFLORIDA.
  7. All Volunteers will be needed to stay and help load the truck up at the end of the event.

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About FRIENDS DOWN SYNDROME/SPECIAL NEEDS WEST FLORIDA

Location:

11612 Miss Chloe Court, Riverview, FL 33579, Riverview, FL 33579, US

Mission Statement

F.R.I.E.N.D.S. MISSION • To provide vital special needs information, education, and resources, to expectant and new families. • Offer essential support, understanding, and advice to those with Down syndrome and/or other disabilities. • To provide fun activities in a safe and accepting atmosphere where our families and individuals can connect with each other.

Description

A volunteer-based, non-profit 501C3, founded in 2007 by families impacted by Down Syndrome and other special needs. We are committed to offering support, resources, and acceptance to all individuals with special needs and their families. We provide year-round programs, public education, community activities, and volunteer opportunities for students. We advocate for awareness for our special needs community.

CAUSE AREAS

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

WHEN

Sat Oct 22, 2022
08:00 AM - 03:00 PM

WHERE

Al Lopez Park - 4810 N. HimesTampa, FL 33607

(27.97411,-82.53482)
 

SKILLS

  • Child Care
  • Food & Beverage Services
  • Fundraising
  • Community Outreach

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Must be at least 15
  • Please log onto https://www.ds-stride.org/friendsbuddywalk to sign up as a volunteer.

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