HELPING THOSE WITH BROKEN HEARTS TO HEAL

July 9, 2011
The Compassionate Friends East Of The River CT. Chapter
hosts the FIRST EVER STATEWIDE
WALK TO REMEMBER
Connecticut’s Walk To Remember is being held in conjunction with the
National The Compassionate Friends Walk to Remember,
this year held on July 17 in Minnesota.

Wondering what YOU can do to Help?

Join Our Virtual Walk Team ~ Holding Hands Hugging Hearts
Our Goal Is To Have At Least 10 Members Join Our Team ~ We Are Only Half Way There!
Send Emails To Family And Friends Requesting A Donation Through The Secure Website TCF Walk to Remember (follow the link for directions on how to  join)

Help Us Raise Funds!  Our Goal Is $5,000.00- We Are About Half Way There!

WALK WITH US!  GET YOUR FRIENDS TO WALK!
CREATE your own WALK TEAM in honor of a loved one!

The More People Who Physically Walk, The More, And More Widespread, Publicity We May Receive.  This Helps To Raise Public Awareness, Making It Easier For Those In Need To Find Us During The Darkest Days Of Their Lives.
We Need Someone To Make Follow Up Calls To All Of The Other Statewide Chapters, Inviting Them To Join Us.

ORDER A T-SHIRT!
We Aren’t Making Any Profit On The T-Shirts, So It Isn’t About Fund-raising – It Is About Looking More Uniform, Which Will Look Better In The Photos.  We Will Be Using Photos On The Website And For Future Outreach.

PUBLICITY
We Need People Willing To Contact Newspapers Statewide To Get The Word Out About The Walk.  We Have Press Releases Ready For Submission.  We Just Need Volunteers To Deliver our Already Written Press Releases To Various Newspapers And Follow Up.
BLOG! Using Strong Keywords!
Facebook Daily!
Tweet Daily!
We Need To Create And Distribute Packets To Area Hospice, Pediatricians, Funeral Homes, Doctors, Other Bereavement Support Groups.

DAY OF THE WALK –Volunteers Needed to:
Man the table”, make sure everyone has filled out and signed the registration form.
Put up WALK TO REMEMBER Signs
Make Sure Everyone Has Water
Help With Set Up, Tear Down, Clean Up
Help With Cooking
Pick Up Any Butterflies Ordered From MAGIC WINGS in Deerfield, Ma

PHOTOGRAPHY AND VIDEOGRAPHY
We Need Lots And Lots Photos Of The Walk, The Butterfly Release, The Picnic, The T-Shirts, The Signs, The Emotion, The Families

REFRESHMENTS – POT LUCK PICNIC
Baked Good, Cookies, Cupcakes – Foods To Share And Snack On – (carefully marked for anyone with allergies)
POT LUCK PICNIC- Contributions– We Are Supplying The Burgers And Dogs, But Need Salads, Desserts, Favorite Shared Entrées
COOLERS FILLED WITH LOTS OF ICE – Health conscious and Health Department mandated, we need to keep food COLD!

DON’T SEE SOMETHING THAT FITS, BUT WANT TO HELP?
Send An EmailWith Your Idea Or Skills TCFEastOfTheRiverCt.@gmail.com  Subject: VOLUNTEER
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