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April 30, 2017
Alive To Strive
The Alive to Strive Kidney Fitness Project is a non-profit organization that is extremely committed into educating and displaying public awareness about the issues covering kidney disease and the prevention's.
Many dialysis patients are living sedentary lives so Alive to Strive is a project to help encourage patients reach their customized fitness goals and help connect with different patients who can relate and who have the same experience. It is an amazing project to help encourage health and helping provide a supportive network.
On Sunday, April 30th, 2017 The Kidney Foundation is assisting an Alive to Strive event and we are looking for volunteers who are willing to participate. The event will be taking place at Hogs Back Park, Hogs Back Road, Ottawa, ON, Canada. You must sign up on our website with the link that is provided below. All volunteers who decide to participate must present themselves inside the Terry Fox Athletic Facility to sign in for proof of attendance and is located on 2960 Riverside Drive. Volunteers should attend the event earlier around 7:30am so you have time to sign in and get organized. Event will start at 8:00am and can be until 1:00pm. The opportunities that we are offering are course marshals and this position is specifically for the Kidney Foundation volunteers. The tasks that are set for the event are simple and straight forward. The objective of the course marshal is to: make sure that the course is safe, directing the runners and taking care of the 5km and 10km turnaround. Make sure to dress appropriately according to the weather. Bring scarfs, mitts and hats, raincoat and an umbrella if it rains. Also you are welcome to bring different technologies or something that you can do during down time. Also this is a great opportunity for high school students who are still looking for community hours.
To sign up and volunteer for the Alive to Strive event you can click on the link and fill out the information that is required.
To sign up for the event click here. For more information contact Mireille Carriere at firstname.lastname@example.org