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08 October 2008 @ 07:29 pm
ATTN: SoCal  
The following is a message from the Free the Slaves team via Facebook:

Greetings all FTS Supporters!

The 2008 Walk for Hope is just around the corner! If you're in the West Coast around SoCal, join us for this AWESOME EVENT!

Free the Slaves will be participating in 2008 5K Walk for Hope hosted by Be the Cause at El Dorado Park in Long Beach, California. The event is expected to attract over 500 people and is entirely free with snacks, T-shirts, and live entertainment. The Walk is a gift from Be the Cause with all proceeds raised by walkers directly benefiting their selected charity.

When: Saturday, October 18, 2008 - 9AM to 1 PM
Where: El Dorado Park, Long Beach, CA Map <http://maps.google.com/maps?q=7550+East+Spring+Street,Long+Beach,+CA>

FB Event URL: http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=31093562633

If you plan to walk on behalf of Free the Slaves please Sign Up Now <http://www.bethecause.org/walksite/index2.php> so you can begin collecting your sponsorships. Be sure to select Free the Slaves from the drop box of charities. Once you have signed up please let me know (we are unable to download a list of FTS walkers at this time). We will have extra fundraising tools available for you, in addition to the tools found on the Be the Cause website.

There are also volunteer opportunities available for those of you not able to participate in the Walk.

* Fundraise on behalf of another walker
* Booth Worker

Email us on how to be involved with either option!

Volunteers are the backbone of what we do; the success of this event depends on you and we appreciate your efforts.

For more information, email volunteerwest@freetheslaves.net

THANKS!! We hope to see you there!!

Free the Slaves Team