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2024 MitoAction Energy Walk at the Franklin Park Zoo

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ORGANIZATION: MitoAction

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Gather your team and get ready to go for a walk all together throughout the zoo while raising awareness for mitochondrial disease! Whether you walk as an individual, create a team or volunteer, you’re making a difference in the lives of patients and families who rely on us. Your fundraising helps MitoAction change the future of health for every mito patient, here and around the world.

Whether you walk as an individual, create a team, or volunteer, you’re making a difference in the lives of patients and families who rely upon us. This family event offers support, friendship, and fun for everyone!

As part of your registration, attendees will have access to the incredible Boston Lights exhibit following the walk.

5 Shifts

  • Fri Sep 20, 2024 - 03:00 PM to 04:30 PM EST - Spots available: 6
    Setup - hang banners, set up food tables, raffle, arts & craft table, Photo Booth
  • Fri Sep 20, 2024 - 04:30 PM to 06:30 PM EST - Spots available: 4
    Set up the event registration table and check in attendees
  • Fri Sep 20, 2024 - 05:00 PM to 08:30 PM EST - Spots available: 4
    Help the kids enjoy the craft table and all of the activities including face painting
  • Fri Sep 20, 2024 - 08:00 PM to 09:00 PM EST - Spots available: 2
    Pick up the signs from the walk course - wagon provided
  • Fri Sep 20, 2024 - 08:00 PM to 09:30 PM EST - Spots available: 6
    Event takedown & pack up
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About MitoAction

Location:

6 Liberty Square, #2244, Boston, MA 02109, US

Mission Statement

MitoAction is a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving quality of life for adults and children affected by mitochondrial disease through programs and resources centered around support, education, and advocacy. We strive to increase awareness worldwide about mitochondrial diseases and to empower individuals living with the disease to live as fully as possible while struggling with this chronic and disabling disease.

Description

Based in Boston, MA, MitoAction was incorporated in 2005 in order to fulfill the need for advocacy for patients affected by mitochondrial disease. Since that time, MitoAction has connected patients, caregivers, family members, clinicians and researchers internationally with supportive tools and educational information targeted especially for patients and their families. Each year MitoAction promotes National Mitochondrial Disease Awareness during the third week of September and holds a walk for awareness in the Boston area.

CAUSE AREAS

Children & Youth
Community
People with Disabilities
Children & Youth, Community, People with Disabilities

WHEN

Fri Sep 20, 2024
03:00 PM - 10:00 PM
This opportunity has 5 shifts

WHERE

1 Franklin Park RoadBoston, MA 02121

SKILLS

  • Youth Services
  • Child Care
  • Event Management
  • Customer Service
  • CSR / Volunteer Coordination
  • Community Outreach

GOOD FOR

  • Kids
  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 12
  • 2-3 hours

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