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Volunteers Needed for the 2024 Life Time Chicago Spring Half Marathon + 10K!

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ORGANIZATION: LUNGevity Foundation

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LUNGevity Foundation is seeking volunteers to support Team LUNGevity at the 2024 Chicago Half Marathon & 5K. Volunteers are needed for various shifts on Sunday, Sept 19.

Volunteer jobs include distributing bibs and goodie bags prior to race day, communicating to runners at the start line, distributing water throughout the course, directing runners at various points during the races, and breakdown at the finish line.

See all the volunteer opportunities here: https://www.givepulse.com/event/401124

Please let us know if you'd like to volunteer!


About LUNGevity Foundation
: LUNGevity Foundation is firmly committed to making an immediate impact on increasing quality of life and survivorship of people with lung cancer by accelerating research into early detection and more effective treatments, as well as providing community, support, and education for all those affected by the disease. Our vision is a world where no one dies of lung cancer.

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About LUNGevity Foundation

Location:

228 S WABASH AVE STE 700, CHICAGO, IL 60604, US

Mission Statement

LUNGevity Foundation is firmly committed to making an immediate impact on increasing quality of life and survivorship of people with lung cancer by accelerating research into early detection and more effective treatments, as well as providing community, support, and education for all those affected by the disease.

Description

We focus on research because the link between research spending and improved survival is clear. Survival rates have dramatically improved for colorectal, breast, and prostate cancers over the last several decades in step with the exponential growth in their research spending. Our goal is to accelerate progress for lung cancer in the same way, in order to dramatically improve on the current 17% five-year survival rate.

To date, LUNGevity has funded 115 research projects at 58 institutions in 23 states. LUNGevity research investments focus on early detection, because survival rates rise when lung cancer is detected while still localized. We also focus on more effective treatment approaches-getting the right treatment to the right patient at the right time to help people with lung cancer live longer and better.

LUNGevity also provides a community of empowerment, support, and hope for everyone affected by lung cancer through our extensive educational resources, online peer-to-peer support, and in-person survivorship programs, as well as more than 80 grassroots awareness and fundraising events held from coast to coast each year.

CAUSE AREAS

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

WHEN

Sun May 19, 2024

WHERE

201 East Randolph StreetChicago, IL 60601

(41.88268,-87.62331)
 

SKILLS

  • Multi-Tasking
  • Outdoor Recreation

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