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Boston VisionWalk Volunteers Needed (In Person)

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ORGANIZATION: Foundation Fighting Blindness

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 13 people are interested
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VisionWalk is a family-friendly 5K walkathon fundraiser benefitting the Foundation Fighting Blindness and their mission to find treatments and cures for diseases causing blindness. More information about the organization is available at FightingBlindness.org.

Volunteers are needed for a variety of tasks:
* Morning setup (placing signage, setting up stations (registration, refreshments, etc.) and other tasks as needed.
* Registration (checking in attendees and collecting any donations given)
* Refreshments (assisting guests, maintaining stock, etc.)
* Kids Zone (assisting with and monitoring games and kids activities)
* Route Monitor (directing walkers along the route, distributing candy for trick-or-treaters, maintaining mid-point water station)
* Clean Up (helping to break down event after attendees leave)

Free parking.

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About Foundation Fighting Blindness

Location:

6925 Oakland Mills Road #701, Columbia, MD 21045, US

Mission Statement

The urgent mission of the Foundation Fighting Blindness is to drive the research that will provide preventions, treatments and cures for people affected by retinitis pigmentosa, macular degeneration, Usher syndrome and the entire spectrum of retinal degenerative diseases. The Foundation is a beacon for those affected by these blinding diseases. Join the fight and help us accelerate our mission.

Description

Since its inception in 1971, the Foundation Fighting Blindness has raised over $816 million and funds thousands of research studies at hundreds of prominent institutions worldwide.

CAUSE AREAS

Health & Medicine
People with Disabilities
Sports & Recreation
Health & Medicine, People with Disabilities, Sports & Recreation

WHEN

Sat Oct 15, 2022
07:30 AM - 01:00 PM

WHERE

1255 Soldiers Field RoadBrighton, MA 02135

(42.36432,-71.13786)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

  • Kids
  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • A brief orientation, including blindness sensitivity and sighted guide training, will be provided during set up. Any volunteers under age 14 must have a responsible adult present.

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