M4MLA Station Set-Up: Volunteer Check In, Registration, T-Shirts/Goody Bags, Food/Beverage, Vendors

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ORGANIZATION: Aplastic Anemia MDS International Foundation

Volunteers for M4M LA

The 2024 March for Marrow Los Angeles will celebrate 15 years of advocacy this year by staging its second IN-PERSON March for Marrow LA since 2019. The 15th Annual March for Marrow 5K Run and Patient & Family Walk is scheduled for Saturday, April 27, 2024, at Shoreline Village, Long Beach, CA.

During the pandemic, March for Marrow California went VIRTUAL and STATEWIDE, running and walking throughout the state of California. We are going to continue that option, because California is a huge state, with many rural areas where doctors have never seen a bone marrow failure patient - and we need to educate them for that first case.

We have been back in-person in since 2022 with our 5K Run and 1-Mile Walk for individuals or teams; our 2024 CHAMPION, TBA, lots of comradery; and a Silent Auction with some wonderful gifts from Los Angeles and the state of California. To make it all come together we need about 25 volunteers to set up and get us through registration and the 5K Start; then another 25 vols to manage the awards, the Patient & Family Walk, and Silent Auction. Sign up here!

We start VERY early, 6:00 am, with the basic set up of Volunteer Check-In, 5K Run Registration and the Walk, T-Shirts, Goody Bags, the Start/Finish Gate and Water Stations.

Then at 7:30 am we switch to the Awards area, Silent Auction, Vendors and National Sponsors.

About every 2 1/2 hours there are different areas to be covered. Shifts ar 2 1/2 to 3 hours each.

Volunteers receive training, a t-shirt and a parking pass for parking during your shift.

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About Aplastic Anemia MDS International Foundation


4330 East West Hwy, Suite 230, Bethesda, MD 20814, US

Mission Statement

The Aplastic Anemia & MDS International Foundation (AA&MDSIF) is the world's leading non-profit health organization dedicated to supporting patients, their families and caregivers, living with aplastic anemia, myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS), paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria (PNH) and related bone marrow failure diseases. The Aplastic Anemia & MDS International Foundation provides answers, support and hope to thousands of patients and their families around the world.


Founded in 1983, the Aplastic Anemia & MDS International Foundation is celebrating 25+ years of service as a recognized and respected leader in patient education, advocacy and research. The AA&MDSIF is supported through individual contributions from grateful patients, families and friends, as well as foundations and corporations.


Health & Medicine
Sports & Recreation
Community, Health & Medicine, Sports & Recreation


Mon Apr 22, 2024 - Sat Apr 27, 2024
05:30 AM - 09:00 AM


Shoreline Village429 Shoreline Village DriveLong Beach, CA 90802



  • Customer Service
  • Event Management
  • CSR / Volunteer Coordination
  • Food Service
  • Organization
  • Problem Solving


  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group


  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • The volunteer schedule for the day of is divided in 3 shifts: 5:30-8:30 am; 8:00-11:00 am; and 10:00 am-12:30 pm, so each volunteer commitment that day is 3 hours.
  • We have 2 Volunteer Orientation at Shoreline Village, Tuesday and Wednesday, April 23 and 24, 5:30 to 7:00 pm. Sometime that week we will also need volunteers to stuff Goody Bags – 2 ½ hours.

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