Making Strides Against Breast Cancer of Worcester

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Basic Information

Address: 30 Speen Street Framingham, MA 01701

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Additional Information

Causes Served: breast cancer research
Ages for Volunteer: 16 and older
Hours of Service: 6-7
Days of Service: October 18, 2015
Mission Statement:

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walks are the largest network of breast cancer awareness events in the nation, uniting nearly 300 communities with a shared determination to finish the fight against breast cancer. Passionate walk participants raise critical funds that enable the American Cancer Society to fund groundbreaking breast cancer research; provide free, comprehensive information and support to those touched by breast cancer; and help people take steps to reduce their breast cancer risk or find it early when it is most treatable.


Making Strides Against Breast Cancer of Worcester
Sunday, October 18, 2015
Elm Park, Worcester, MA

Additional Information:
Please email with your name, phone number and group/school affiliation (if applicable). For large groups, please choose one person to be the main contact but provide a list of all volunteers with name, phone number and email address.
Please indicate your top 3 choices for volunteer spots. The spots are filled on a first come first serve basis. Large groups/teams may be asked to divide into two groups depending on the number of volunteers.
Pre-Event: Help distribute flyers and posters to local businesses in September to promote the event
Parking: Help direct participants to available parking locations
Survivor Tent: Help with survivor check-in and distribute t-shirts to our amazing survivors.
Start Line: Cheer on the walkers as they start the walk! Note: After the last group has left the starting line, we ask that you move over to the finish line.
Hope Lodge: Hand out water to walkers along the route and get a chance to meet some of the Hope Lodge residents!
Water Stop: Hand out water to walkers along the route.
Route Monitors: These volunteers help direct the flow of walkers around the 2.5 mile route, as well as cheer them on!
Finish Line: Congratulate and cheer for the walkers as they cross the finish line. Bring your favorite noisemaker!
Snack Table: Help distribute snacks to the walkers after they complete the walk.
Break down: Help us wrap-up the event by breaking down tables, chairs and consolidate materials for easy packing.