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Team Hope Walk for the Cure of Huntington's Disease

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Huntington's Disease Society Of America-CT Chapter

Team Hope

Help make a difference by volunteering to help with the Team Hope Walk for a Cure of Huntington's Disease on May 23, 2021 at Chatfield Hollow State Park in Killingworth, CT. Registration is at 9:00 am and the walk starts at 10:00 am. Help needed with set up, registration, giving out T-shirts, food, face painting, giving out water, putting up sponsor signs and cleaning up after the walk.

Help also needed in getting sponsorships and walkers to raise money for this important cause. contact Sue McGann CT HDSA Chapter President at cthdsa@gmail.com for more information.

3 Shifts

  • Sun May 23, 2021 - morning / 08:00 AM to 10:00 AM
    set up, registration
  • Sun May 23, 2021 - morning / 10:00 AM to 11:45 AM
    Walk, food set up, raffle, team pictures
  • Sun May 23, 2021 - afternoon / 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
    cleanup
  • NONE OF THESE DAYS WORK FOR ME, BUT I CAN STILL HELP
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About Huntington's Disease Society Of America-CT Chapter

Location:

101 Deer Run Drive, Colchester, CT 06415, US

Mission Statement

The Huntington’s Disease Society of America is the largest 501(c)(3) non-profit volunteer organization dedicated to improving the lives of everyone affected by Huntington’s Disease.

Description

Founded in 1968 by Marjorie Guthrie, wife of folk legend Woody Guthrie who lost his battle with HD, the Society works tirelessly to provide the family services, education, advocacy and research to provide help for today, hope for tomorrow to the more than 30,000 people diagnosed with HD and the 250,000 at-risk in the United States. Among the catalog of resources made possible by the organization, HDSA supports 39 Centers of Excellence at major medical facilities throughout the U.S., funds research into the biology of the disease to facilitate the development of treatments and cures, hosts more than 170 support groups for people with HD, their families, caregivers and people at-risk, and is the premiere resource on Huntington’s disease for medical professionals and the general public. The Society is comprised of 54 local chapters and affiliates across the country with its headquarters in New York City.

Community
Health & Medicine
People with Disabilities

WHEN

Sun May 23, 2021
08:00 AM - 01:00 PM   This opportunity has 3 shifts

WHERE

Chatfield Hollow State Park381 CT 80Killingworth, CT 06419

(41.37107,-72.59219)
 

SKILLS

  • Social Media / Blogging
  • Grant Writing / Research
  • Fundraising
  • Community Outreach
  • Marketing Strategy & Planning

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Must be at least 16
  • Variable. Can help with morning or afternoon tasks
  • Dependable

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