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St. Louis VisionWalk Volunteers Needed!

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ORGANIZATION: Foundation Fighting Blindness

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The Foundation Fighting Blindness is hosting our 17th Annual St. Louis VisionWalk on Saturday, September 28, 2024, at Creve Coeur Lake Park, Tremayne Shelter, Maryland Heights, MO.

Registration starts at 9:00 a.m.

The Walk begins at 10:30 a.m.

Volunteer shifts begin at 7:00 a.m. - 12 p.m.

VisionWalk is a 5K, family-friendly walk-a-thon designed to raise awareness of the Foundation's mission and to fund research to cure retinal degenerative diseases.

Several volunteer opportunities are available, including:

Set-up & Tear Down Volunteers: Help set tables, chairs, kid's activities and get first pick of the food and coffee! Tear down volunteers help break everything down.

Registration & Accounting Volunteers: Greet & check in event attendees and help process event-day donations.

T-shirt Volunteers: Help pass out T-shirts!

Kid's Activities Volunteers: Man the bounce house and help with face painting.

Food Volunteers: Set up and maintain the food station.

Walk Route Volunteers: Cheer on the walkers and help pass out water.

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 (RP), macular degeneration, Usher syndrome, and the entire spectrum of retinal degenerative diseases.

For more information: https://give.fightingblindness.org/stlouisvisionwalk

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About Foundation Fighting Blindness

Location:

6925 Oakland Mills Road, Suite 140, Columbia, MD 21045, US

Mission Statement

The urgent mission of The Foundation Fighting Blindness, Inc. (FFB) is to drive the research that will provide preventions, treatments and cures for people affected by retinitis pigmentosa (RP), macular degeneration, Usher Syndrome, and the entire spectrum of retinal degenerative diseases.

Description

Each year, our VisionWalks raise awareness and funds for blinding eye diseases. We are asking for your support to raise lots of great research dollars for retinal degenerative diseases and help our Walk Day run well. Throughout the Midwest, the Foundation Fighting Blindness hosts VisionWalks in every state - walkathon-style fundraisers to support the mission of the Foundation Fighting Blindness. The events feature entertainment and family friendly activities.


VisionWalk is a completely free event and we welcome participants and volunteers of all ages to join us! To register for this great event, please visit our website at www.VisionWalk.org or contact our office at (847) 549-1400.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Health & Medicine
People with Disabilities
Community, Health & Medicine, People with Disabilities

WHEN

Sat Sep 28, 2024
07:00 AM - 12:30 PM

WHERE

13725 Marine Avenue@ Creve Coeur Lake Park, Tremayne ShelterSt. Louis, MO 63146

(38.72463,-90.48527)
 

SKILLS

  • Event Planning / Management
  • Fundraising
  • Community Outreach

GOOD FOR

  • Kids
  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 16
  • Anywhere from 1 to 5 hours

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