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Fill the Boot donations benefit MDA’s shared mission to find research breakthroughs across disease...

MDA’s Fill the Boot Fundraising Campaign

November 4th, 2016

Location: Los Angeles CA
Duration: Multiple Days
First Day : Nov 4, 2016
Last Day: Nov 6, 2016

Fill the Boot donations benefit MDA’s shared mission to find research breakthroughs across diseases; care for kids and adults from day one; and empower families with services and support in hometowns across America.

MDA Los Angeles is looking for volunteers to help out with our Fill the Boot fundraising campaign on Friday November 4, Saturday November 5, and Sunday November 6 from 8am-4pm. If you can help with one or all of the dates, please give our office a call! Volunteers would work alongside local firefighters to assist them in collecting donations for MDA.

Volunteers will be asked to do the following:

• Pick up supplies at 8am at the designated fire station

• Hang signs down streets leading to intersection (with help from firefighters)

• Locate ice chest and fill with ice and bottled waters and

• Distribute waters to the firefighters throughout the day

• Help to hand large banner on the side of the reserve engine (banners can’t go on engines that are on duty)

• Make sure each firefighter has 1 boot for collecting donations

• Set up operation area to keep water, food, and other supplies

• Wrap large stickers around boots

• Distribute small stickers to each firefighter

• Make sure firefighters are strategically placed throughout intersection (utilize medians)

• MDA volunteers are present to distribute water

• Coordinate with firefighters to eat lunch in shifts so as not to leave the intersection empty

• As boots become full, MDA volunteer to empty boots into canvas bags

• Clean up at end of day (use discretion as to whether signs can be left overnight on poles)

• Supplies should be stored at closest fire station and used again for the next day

• Money should be escorted (by 2 people) to counting location and counted

• Bring coin to local Coinstar with another volunteer and firefighter

• Take money in deposit bags (escorted by firefighters)to the closes Bank of America and deposit the money after it has been counted

Please visit our website for more information about MDA’s Fill the Boot campaign:

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Time Details

8am-4pm each day

Tags: disabilities, youth, special needs

Contact Person: Allison Sternberg

Contact Email:

Contact Phone Number: 310-390-6802

Organization: Muscular Dystrophy Association



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