Help the animals by volunteering at the 12k's of Christmas


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Sat Dec 10, 2016, 05:00 AM - 01:00 PM


Gilbert Freestone District Park1045 E. Juniper RdGilbert, AZ 85234

Santa's Helpers at the 12k's of Christmas


Come out and help us to help the animals!

Saturday Dec 10th, Gilbert Freestone Park

The 12k's of Christmas event includes a run/walk, Santa's Pet Village with pet adoptions, Christmas Bazaar and Christmas caroling.

Over 25 animal rescues will participate in Santa's Pet Village; there to find homes for rescued pets this Christmas. Event proceeds support Maricopa County Animal Care & Control and Friends of Animal Care and Control, as well as the various rescue groups participating in the event.

Volunteers are needed to help with event setup and assisting rescue groups, providing directions and helping direct folks in the parking lots, helping with registration/packet pickup, filling dog water bowls, providing water to runners & walkers on the course and in the park, working as course monitors to direct runners and walkers, providing food to runners & walkers, and general cleanup.

All volunteers receive a Santa's Helper tshirt or ball cap, and snacks at Santa's Kitchen. Volunteer shifts can be anytime between 5:o0 am and 1 pm.

For more, call Kathleen at (480) 609 3978 or email

Or sign up on-line at:

Just select guest and 12k Volunteer, then go through a choose the role that best fits your preference.



Good Match For

Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • minimum 3 hours
  • A signed waiver (signed by parent/guardian if younger than 13)
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