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Gail C. Favreau
Executive Director

American Liver Foundation
188 Needham Street
Suite 240
Newton, MA 02464
617-527-5600 Tel
800-298-6766 Toll Free
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American Liver Foundation
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New York, NY 10006
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Volunteer Opportunities: 2016

The dedication of our volunteers makes our events possible. Volunteering is a wonderful opportunity to make new friends while making a difference in your community! Your small contribution of time can make a huge impact on fundraising, education, and other critical components of the fight against liver disease.

Volunteers pass out t-shirts at the Liver Life Walk Massachusetts 2015

If you are interested in any of the volunteer opportunities listed below, please contact us via phone, 617-527-5600, or e-mail Rachel Maltz at


Run for Research—Weekly and Long Runs

Saturday, March 26, 2016, 21- Miler, Boston Marathon® Route

Day of: Water stops, course support

Saturday, December 5—Saturday, April 9, 2016 Weekly Training Runs

Every Saturday beginning December 5th through marathon weekend

Day of: Water stops

Run for Research—Marathon Weekend

Sunday, April 17, 2016, Team Brunch Celebration, Westin Copley Place Hotel

Pre-event: Printed material organization, folding t-shirts

Day of: Registration, general set-up, volunteers at activity tables, raffle table

Monday, April 18, 2016, Post-Marathon Party

Day of: Check-In, bag drop, general set-up

Liver Life Walks

Sunday, May 15, 2016, Liver Life Walk Rhode Island, Goddard State Park, Warwick

Sunday, June 5, 2016, Liver Life Walk Maine, Edward Payson Park, Portland

Date is TBD, Liver Life Walk Greater Boston

Pre-walk: In-kind donation solicitation, material distribution, calling past walkers

Day of: Registration, water stop, t-shirt table, general set-up, general clean-up, snack table

Flavors of Boston

Date is TBD, fall 2016

Pre-event: Chef solicitation, auction solicitation, mailings, name tags, printed material organization

Day of: Check-in, general set-up, general clean-up, auction check-out, Fund the Mission collection

Chilly Half-Marathon

Sunday, November 13, 2016, Chilly Half-Marathon, Newton South High School

Pre-event: Bib pick up

Day of: Water Stop, Course Support, Registration, Set-Up

Community Outreach and Education

There are a number of ways to get involved on an ongoing basis, through various administrative tasks and program volunteering:

  • Mailings

  • Program material assembling

  • Grant writing

  • Volunteering at health fairs or community days

  • Train for and conduct educational programming

  • Share your story on our website or through social media

  • Distribute marketing materials

  • Organization of members’ database

Page updated: March 4th, 2016