Volunteers for Potomac 5K on the 4th of July!

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ORGANIZATION: AUTISM SPEAKS INC

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Please join us at the Potomac Library the morning of July 4th to volunteer for our annual 5K to benefit Autism Speaks. Volunteers are needed to register runners and walkers, direct participants on the walk route and general support throughout the morning. High Schoolers can receive service learning hours for this opportunity.

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About AUTISM SPEAKS INC

Location:

50 F ST NW STE 360, WASHINGTON, DC 20001, US

Mission Statement

Autism Speaks is dedicated to creating an inclusive world for all individuals with autism throughout their lifespan. We do this through advocacy, services, supports, research and innovation, and advances in care for autistic individuals and their families.

Description

Autism Speaks was founded in 2005. Merging with three leading autism organizations and building upon their legacy, Autism Speaks collaborative efforts have resulted in:

  • $4.6 billion increase in authorized federal research funding for autism

  • $218 million investment in scientific grants and projects

  • Creation of one of the world’s largest open access autism genomic database

  • Over $16.1 million in community autism-related grants and scholarships

  • Autism Care Network of 20 top medical centers and facilities providing cutting-edge clinical care

  • More than 27 million people have received free autism information and resources

  • 86 cents of every dollar funds research, advocacy, programs and services

CAUSE AREAS

Advocacy & Human Rights
Community
Sports & Recreation
Advocacy & Human Rights, Community, Sports & Recreation

WHEN

Thu Jul 04, 2024
05:45 AM - 10:45 AM

WHERE

10101 Glenolden DrivePotomac, MD 20854

(39.01933,-77.20789)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

  • Kids
  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 12
  • 3-5 hours
  • Please fill out the volunteer form here: https://act.autismspeaks.org/site/TR?pg=informational&fr_id=7572&sid=1503

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