FriendSupport is a 501c3 non-profit organization whose mission is to provide an avenue of communication through its website, events and fundraisers where individuals and families can connect and support their friends and loved ones dealing with illness or tragedy. Specifically, their mission is to:
Distribute funds to individuals applying for financial assistance in the following situations:
• Extraordinary Medical Expenses due to illness or tragedy;
• Lodging Accommodation Assistance where spouses or immediate family members are incurring overnight stay expenses traveling to a medical facility where the patient is staying or receiving services outside 100 miles of the family residence; and
• College Scholarship Awards to students whose parent or family member has experienced illness, financial crisis or a life-changing event.
Provide free web pages or websites to those in need or to support groups; and coordinate financial contributions, volunteering efforts and in-kind donations from individuals, families and companies.
Opportunities to serve ON SITE: They need volunteers to help in the office and to distribute marketing materials.
Opportunities to serve OFF SITE: N/A
Donation Needs: N/A
Event Volunteers: They need fundraiser volunteers three to four times a year.
How to volunteer: Email firstname.lastname@example.org