Kansas City VisionWalk walkathon


Cause Areas

When

Sat Jun 24, 2017, 06:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Where

Theis Park across from UMKCOak Street & East 47th StreetKansas City, MO 64111

Help us make this event a HUGE success!

About

The Kansas City Chapter of the Foundation Fighting Blindness is hosting the 10th Annual VisionWalk on Saturday, June 24, 2017 at Frank A. Theis Park at the Amphitheatre on Brush Creek (south of the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art).

Registration starts at 8:00 a.m.
The Walk begins at 9:30 a.m.

Volunteer shifts begin at 6:30 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 up pop-up tents, tables, chairs, kid's activities and get first pick of the food and coffee! Tear down volunteers help break everything down and get to take home left over treats!

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

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

Info Booth Volunteers: Give out event and Foundation information. Sell raffle tickets!

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

Food Volunteers: Set up and maintain the food station.

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

Questions or to Sign-Up: Call 847-680-0100 or e-mail SSroka@fightblindness.org

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 about the Foundation, visit www.FightBlindness.org or www.VisionWalk.org.

Skills

  • Grant Writing / Research
  • Fundraising
  • Food & Beverage Services
  • Event Planning / Management
  • Community Outreach
  • Interactive/Social Media/SEO

Good Match For

Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 16

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