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26.2 with Donna the NatGional Marathon to Finish Breast Cancer MISSION STATEMENT: To passionately produce world class events to raise funds for groundbreaking breast cancer research and empower women living with breast cancer CHIEF EXECUTIVE: Amanda Napolitano ADDRESS: 2107 Mango Pl., 32207 PHONE: (office) 551-0732 (runner relations) 355-7465 WEB: breast-cancermarathon.com VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES: Year round but especially in February 2012. FUNDRAISING EVENT: Marathon & Half Marathon, February 12, 2012, Mayo Clinic Cam2pus; Health & Fitness Expo, Feb. 10-11, 2012, Prime Osborn Convention Center VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES: Heart Walk, Go Red for Women, Heart Ball FUNDRAISING EVENT: START! Heart Walk, Sept. 24, 2011, Metropolitan Park American Lung Association MISSION STATEMENT: Saving lives by preventing lung disease and improving lung health CHIEF EXECUTIVE: Cheryl Pearson ADDRESS: 6852 Belfort Oaks Pl., 32216 PHONE: 743-2933 WEB: lungfla.org VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES: Special events and Open Airways in Schools FUNDRAISING EVENTS: Fight for Air 5k run/walk, munities CHIEF EXECUTIVE: Jim Whittaker ADDRESS: 1050 N. Davis St., 32209 PHONE: 355-0155 WEB: arcjacksonville.org VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES: Administrative tasks, computer instructors, arts 2& crafts teachers, storytellers FUNDRAISING EVENT: Dinner with Bill, Oct. 18, 2011,2 Hyatt Regency Arthritis Foundation MISSION STATEMENT: To improve lives through lead-August 27, 2011, Nocatee Greenway Trails; Climb, Feb. 4, 2012, Bank of America Tower The ALS Association FloriGda Chapter MISSION STATEMENT: To lead the fight to cure and ership in the prevention, control and care of arthritis and related diseases CHIEF EXECUTIVE: Anne Fair Forrest ADDRESS: 408 12th St. W., Bradenton, 34205 PHONE: (800) 672-0882 WEB: arthritis.org VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES: Jingle Bell Run, Dec. 3, 2011, Jacksonville Landing FUNDRAISING EVENT: Jingle Bell Run, Dec. 3, 2011 treat ALS through cutting edge research, and to empower people with Lou Gehrig’s Disease and their families to live fuller lives by providing them with compassionate care and support CHIEF EXECUTIVE: Nancy Baily ADDRESS: 3242 Parkside Center Cir., Tampa, 33619 PHONE: (888) 257-1717 WEB: ALSAFL.org VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES: Walk to Defeat ALS committee members, walk set-up, 2data entry FUNDRAISING EVENT: ALS Amelia Island Golf Classic, Aug. 5, 2011, Long Poin2t Golf Course Best Buddies International MISSION STATEMENT: To establish a global volunteer movement that creates opportunities for one-to-one friendships, integrated employment and leadership development for people with intellectual and devel-opmental disabilities CHIEF EXECUTIVE: Anthony Kennedy Shriver ADDRESS: 4063 Salisbury Rd., Ste. 105, 32216 PHONE: 296-0510 WEB: bestbuddiesflorida.org VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES: Circle of Friends Corps Advisory Board Alzheimer’s Association MISSION STATEMENT: To eliminate Alzheimer’s dis-Betty Griffin House MISSION STATEMENT: To offer protection and quality ease through the advancement of research and to enhance care and support for all affected and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health CHIEF EXECUTIVE: Kay Redington ADDRESS: 4237 Salisbury Rd., Ste. 310, 232216 PHONE: 281-9077 WEB: alz.org VOLUNTEER OPPOR-TUNITIES: Office work, helpline support groups, speakers bureau, data entry and special events. Training is provided. FUNDRAISING EVENT: Walk to End Alzheimer’s, Nov. 5, 2011, Jacksonville Landing Red Rose Ball American Red Cross NE ChaGpter MISSION STATEMENT: A humanitarian organization American Cancer Society MISSION STATEMENT: Dedicated to eliminating can-cer as a major health problem by preventing cancer, saving lives and diminishing suffering from cancer through research, education, advocacy and service CHIEF EXECUTIVE: Ben Hippeli ADDRESS: 1430 Prudential Dr., 32207 PHONE: 398-0537 WEB: cancer.org VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES: Planning committees, office work, cancer resource centers, road to recovery drivers FUNDRAISING EVENTS: Making Strides Against Breast Cancer, Oct. 15, 2011, Southpoint; Cowford Ball, April 21, 2012, Jacksonville Fairgrounds; Relay for Life, Spring 2012, various locations led by volunteers and guided by its Congressional Chapter and the Fundamental Principles of the International Red Cross Movement, will provide relief to victims of disaster and help people prevent, prepare for and respond to emergencies CHIEF EXECUTIVE: Jack Morgan ADDRESS: 751 Riverside Ave., 32204 PHONE: 358-8091 WEB: nefloridaredcross.org VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES: Administrative/clerical, local disaster response, shelter worker/ manager, disaster health/mental health, health & safety instructor FUNDRAISING EVENT: Masters of Disaster 19th Annual Golf Invitational, March 15 2012, Deerwood Country Club services for victims of domestic violence and their minor children and/or victims of sexual assault and their families of St. Johns County, through operation of a shelter offering assistance, counseling and transitional support CHIEF EXECUTIVE: Joyce Mahr ADDRESS: 1375 Arapaho Ave., St. Augustine, 32084 PHONE: 808-8544 WEB: bettygriffinhouse.org VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES: Advocates, tutors, mentors and events FUNDRAISING EVENTS: Annual Dinner, January 28, 2012, Sawgrass Marriott; Runway for Safety Benefit Luncheon and Fashion Show, Sept. 13, 2011, Sawgrass Marriott Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northeast Florida MISSION STATEMENT: To help children reach their potential through professionally supported one-to-one mentoring relationships with measurable impact CHIEF EXECUTIVE: Warren Grymes ADDRESS: 3100 University Blvd. S., Ste. 103, 32216 PHONE: 727-9797 WEB: bbbsnefl.org VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES: One-to-one mentoring for children ages 5-18 FUNDRAIS-ING EVENT: Bowling for Kids’ Sake, Feb. 2012, Latitude 30 Angelwood MISSION STATEMENT: To improve the quality of life for Boy Scouts of America, North Florida Council MISSION STATEMENT: To deliver the highest quality, American Diabetes AssociaGtion MISSION STATEMENT: To prevent and cure diabetes and to improve the lives of all people affected by diabetes CHIEF EXECUTIVE: Sheri Criswell ADDRESS: 8384 Baymeadows Rd., Ste. 10, 232256 PHONE: 730-7200 WEB: diabetes.org VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES: Special events committees, office work, sponsors, event participants FUNDRAISING EVENT: Step Out: Walk to Fight Diabetes, Nov. 12, 2011, Jacksonville Zoo children and adults with developmental disabilities and their families CHIEF EXECUTIVE: Diane Tuttle ADDRESS: P.O. Box 24925, 32241 PHONE: 288-7259 WEB: angelwoodjax.org VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES: Work groups, special events, summer camp FUNDRAISING EVENTS: Fashion Walk, Aug. 19, 2011, Sawgrass Marriott; Bike & Boil Charity Motorcycle Ride & Low Country Boil, Feb. 25,2 2012, Harley-Davidson Baymeadows American Heart AssociatioGn MISSION STATEMENT: Building healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke CHIEF EXECUTIVE: Rebecca White ADDRESS: 5851 St. Augustine Rd., 32207 PHONE: 256-5700 WEB: americanheart.org The Arc Jacksonville MISSION STATEMENT: To provide advocacy and quality values-based youth program of character develop-ment and leadership training; and prepare young people to make decisions in order to reach their full potential and better serve their family, community and country CHIEF EXECUTIVE: Jack L. Sears, Jr. ADDRESS: 521 Edgewood Ave. S., 32205 PHONE: 388-0591 WEB: nfcscouting.org VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES: Mentors needed FUNDRAISING EVENT: Centurion Golf Classic, Sept. 19, 22011, Deercreek Country Club services that enable people with developmental dis-abilities to achieve their full potential, enhance 2their quality of life and be active participants in their com-Boys and Girls Clubs of NortheGast Florida MISSION STATEMENT: To inspire and enable all young people, especially those from disadvantaged circum-stances, to realize their full potential as productive, AUGUST 2011 JACKSONVILLEMAG.COM | 67

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