Meets pressing community needs by mobilizing caring New Yorkers in volunteer service.

Walk + Run with Be The Match

 

Walk + Run with Be The Match

Each year, thousands of patients need a marrow transplant, but don’t have a fully matched donor in their family. They depend on Be The Match® to help them find an unrelated marrow donor and receive treatment.

The Be The Match Walk+Run raises funds to help patients with uninsured treatment costs, support continued marrow transplant research to improve outcomes, and add more volunteer potential marrow donors to Be The Match Registry®, giving more patients hope for a cure.

For this event volunteers will be helping out with the following:
• Set-up and Breakdown
• Registration
• Refreshments
• Course Marshaling
• Start/Finish Line
• Water Stops
• And more!

Volunteers will receive the training they need to feel comfortable in their role, a t-shirt, and the appreciation of everyone who works to help marrow transplant patients.

This is a breakdown of the events that will occur throughout the day:
8:30 a.m. – Event Village opens
8:30 a.m. – Registration/Packet Pickup opens
8:30 a.m. – Be The Match Registry Drive opens
9:15 a.m. – Marrow/PBSC Donor & Transplant Recipient/Patient photo (at stage)
9:30 a.m. – Welcome Program and Top Fundraising Awards
9:45 a.m. – Tot Trot
10:00 a.m. – 5K
10:05 a.m. – 1K

WHERE:
Roosevelt Island, Firefighter’s Field
405 Main Street
New York, New York 10044

WHEN:
Saturday, September 30, 2017
Time: 6:30 A.M. to 1:30 P.M.

TO APPLY:
For more information on this event, please call Liz Neihart at (503) 459-5360 or email this address: eneihart@nmdp.org

*This is not a New York Cares Project*

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