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19th Annual Colorado VisionWalk

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ORGANIZATION: Foundation Fighting Blindness

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.

The Colorado Chapter of the Foundation Fighting Blindness will be hosting our 19th Annual Colorado VisionWalk, a 5k walk fundraiser to benefit the Foundation's mission to find treatments and cures for blinding retinal degenerative diseases.

This event is a family-friendly community event to celebrate the amazing fundraising efforts of our Colorado VisionWalk teams and chapter members! It will be a morning filled with music, games, refreshments, and a 5k walk around Ferril Lake.

Register Here: https://forms.office.com/r/SJgAJtFMZp

We will need volunteers to help with the following areas:

Setting up pop-up tents, tables and chairs in our main event area. This activity will involve a lot of lifting and moving. We will also need help setting up and organizing supplies for our registration tables and refreshment booth.

This area is where the arriving walkers go to check in, register and turn in donations when they first arrive at VisionWalk. Volunteers will greet participants, handle donations, ensure each walker has signed the Walk Waiver, and hand out T-shirt tickets (if applicable). Volunteers in this position stay seated for the most part.

Walkers who raise $100 or more will be eligible to receive an event T-shirt the day of the walk. Eligible walkers will be given a ticket when they turn in their money at the Registration area. The walker will then go to the T-Shirt Table, turn in his or her ticket, and receive a T-shirt.

The main task of these volunteers is to set up the refreshment display and keep the area stocked with refreshment for the walkers before, during, and after the VisionWalk. Ideally, the refreshment area will be self-serve, and the volunteers' job will be to replenish the stock as needed. Volunteers will be required to lift to restock the water and food.

These volunteers will assist the face painter or other entertainers with the children, assist with the Braille arts & crafts projects and monitor the bounce house and carnival/lawn games. This includes keeping children entertained while they wait for their turn and setting up the games. Bounce house monitors must be over 16. Other Kids' Zone monitors have no age restrictions.

Route monitor volunteers (typically in pairs) will be stationed along the VisionWalk route to direct our walkers along the correct path. Volunteers should cheer the walkers on as they pass their station. Route monitors should bring cell phones to call in any problems to event staff. This shift involves a lot of walking and standing.

Help throw away trash and debris to ensure that the event area is as clean as when we arrived. Volunteers will also be needed to break down tables, chairs, and tents to get them ready to be picked up.

Volunteer t-shirts and snacks will be provided to all our amazing volunteers!

Thank you so much for your help and support!

2 Shifts

  • Sat Oct 12, 2024 - 07:00 AM to 11:00 AM MST - Spots available: 10+
    Morning Set Up & Event Shift
  • Sat Oct 12, 2024 - 09:00 AM to 01:00 PM MST - Spots available: 10+
    Route Monitor & Clean Up Shift
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About Foundation Fighting Blindness


10350 Santa Monica Blvd., Suite 250, Los Angeles, CA 90025, 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 Fighting Blindness is dedicated to funding innovative research to find preventions, treatments, and cures for inherited retinal degenerative diseases. More than 10 million Americans are affected by blinding retinal diseases such as retinitis pigmentosa (RP), macular degeneration, and Usher syndrome. Since its founding in 1971, the Foundation has raised over $700 million in support of our urgent mission.

To achieve our mission, we fund pioneering research in a comprehensive program that includes cell biology, drug delivery, clinical and preclinical study, genetics, gene therapy, retinal cell transplantation, retinal implants, and pharmaceutical and nutritional therapies. The Foundation has funded thousands of research studies at hundreds of prominent institutions worldwide.

Thank you for volunteering your time and efforts to support the Foundation Fighting Blindness! You are literally helping make the world brighter for millions of Americans!


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Community, Health & Medicine, People with Disabilities


Sat Oct 12, 2024
07:00 AM - 01:00 PM
This opportunity has 2 shifts


City Park Pavilion & Bandshell2001 Steele StreetDenver, CO 80205



  • Transactions
  • Fundraising
  • Multi-Tasking
  • Organization
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building


  • Kids
  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group


  • Up to 6 hours (if volunteering for the entire event) but we are grateful for as much help as you can offer.

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