Hello Friends, Supporters, and
You are receiving this email because you have been a part of Candlelighters in
one way or another. Whether you have been a supporter of one of our programs,
or a friend of someone involved with Candlelighters or you are a Candlelighters
family, you have been an important part in making Candlelighters succeed in
bringing a variety of services to families who have had a child diagnosed with
cancer. Your past support has been very much appreciated!
has been chosen to be the recipient of the May 6th Cinco De Mayo run/walk race
put on by Terrapin Events. It is very exciting to be chosen for this
opportunity to raise funds for our families, but also raise awareness of the
mission of Candlelighters. With the decrease in the economy over the last few
years it is more important than ever to be so fortunate to be a part of
something that will help support our mission of helping families who have or
had a child diagnosed with cancer.
to invite you and any friends you may want to invite, to be a part of this
fantastic day by being part of our volunteer crew. Help us make this a
success! We are looking for at least 50 volunteers (16 & over) to help
support the Cinco De Mayo Run/Walk promoted by Terrapin Events.
This is a great
opportunity for High School Students to get in their community hours!
will find important information for volunteering for the Cinco De Mayo
Run/Walk. Please consider being a part of this event.
EVENT: Cinco De
Mayo Run/Walk ~ Benefitting Candlelighters For Children With Cancer/ Expecting
May 6th 2012
at Pioneer Courthouse Square in downtown Portland
START TIME: Doors open at 6:30 am. Half marathon starts at 7:30 a.m
START TIME: Volunteers need to be at Pioneer Square at 5:30 a.m., and will be
done no later than 12/noon.
INFORMATION: Volunteers will check in at the tent/booth that says Volunteers
to pick up their t-shirts and assigned job. After checking in, please stop by
the Candlelighters booth for a donut and granola bar, we know this is early so
we want to give you a boost! The event coordinators are encouraging volunteers
to bring a refillable water bottle, they want to be more green conscious.
Volunteers on the course will be bused to their location at 6:30 and picked up
after the race is complete.
Types of Volunteer Jobs:Check in racers, hand out water at designated water station on course,
directional aid on course, help at the Candlelighters booth, help with beer
service (must 18 or
over) (jobs will be assigned at check in)
MUST BE 16 AND OVER TO PARTICIPATE
IS PROVIDED WITH A T-SHIRT (we will need a t-shirt size by April 27th)**
will be an after race party with food from Pepino's Restaurant and live music
Mariachi band! Volunteers are invited to participate and have a bit to eat
after the racers are through the lines.
go to Terrapin's Website for a look at the Event: www.terrapinevents.com
consider being part of this day, and help us raise funds to assist families
affected by childhood cancer!
respond to Denise Hartung at Candlelightersvolunteers@gmail.com or 503
348.3005 if you are able to help.
Candlelighters For Children With Cancer
...because kids can't fight cancer alone!