Volunteer at Great Strides Walk for Cystic Fibrosis Foundation in Long Beach

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ORGANIZATION: Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Southern California Chapter - LA Branch



Come volunteer for a good cause while enjoying scenic nature in the process! The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation is holding its annual Great Strides walk in Long Beach on Saturday, June1st, 2024 from 7:00 am to 12:00 pm.

Why: The event harnesses the power of people with a shared vision and encourages collaboration, team building, and leadership, as we collectively take steps to find a cure. Volunteers are the backbone of our events and we are always excited to cultivate new relationships within the community. Great Strides provides a fantastic opportunity for family, friends, students, and colleagues to come together and make a difference in the lives of people with CF while engaging with an inspiring group of individuals. We need volunteers on the day of the event to help things run smoothly.

Who: Great Strides is the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation's largest national fundraising event. Over the past 35 years, this walk has supported the organization's mission to cure cystic fibrosis and raise awareness for this rare, genetic, life-shortening disease that makes it difficult to breathe and shortens lives.

What to Expect:

Volunteer tasks include:

Assistance with event set up/tear down

Greeting and registering participants at the Check-in Tent

Decorating the tents

Cheering on walkers

Marking the walk route

Managing the food/water stations

What's Required:

Attire: Please wear close-toed shoes and casual or athletic attire. Volunteers will receive a T-shirt to wear.

If you would like to volunteer but cannot make the entire time listed, please contact the Opportunity Coordinator to find a time that works for you.

Any volunteer under the age of 18 will need to bring and have signed by a parent/guardian a Volunteer Agreement & Release for Minors.

Have Questions or Need Accommodation? Email the Opportunity Coordinator below.

This opportunity is managed by an L.A. Works partner, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.

All volunteers participating in this volunteer opportunity are expected to adhere to the health and safety guidelines outlined here: /www.laworks.com/health-and-safety

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1 Shift
Available spots are approximations

  • Sat Jun 01, 2024 - 07:00 AM to 12:00 PM - Spots available: 10+
    Long Beach CA 90815 US

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About Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Southern California Chapter - LA Branch

Location:

6025 Santa Monica Blvd #204, Los Angeles, CA 90038, US

Mission Statement

The mission of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation is to cure cystic fibrosis and to provide all people with the disease the opportunity to lead full, productive lives by funding research and drug development, promoting individualized treatment, and ensuring access to high-quality, specialized care.

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The mission of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation is to cure cystic fibrosis and to provide all people with the disease the opportunity to lead full, productive lives by funding research and drug development, promoting individualized treatment, and ensuring access to high-quality, specialized care.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Health & Medicine
Community, Health & Medicine

WHEN

Sat Jun 01, 2024
07:00 AM - 12:00 PM
This opportunity has 1 shift

WHERE

Long Beach, CA 90815

(33.79633,-118.11812)
 

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