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Volunteers needed for 2021 Drumstick Dash

Volunteers needed for 2021 Drumstick Dash
Volunteers needed for 2021 Drumstick Dash(WDBJ)
Published: Nov. 16, 2021 at 1:17 PM EST
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ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ) - The Roanoke Rescue Mission is asking for volunteers to help with its biggest single-day event of the year.

The Drumstick Dash is just over a week away, and the Rescue Mission is still in need of volunteers to help serve as crowd control and other positions necessary to facilitate the event. Organizers are expecting thousands of people to participate in the run and say the money raised will go toward making thousands of meals.

“Know that by volunteering, you are a critical component to this race, and so you are making sure that those people are fed when it comes to the rest of the year.”

The Rescue Mission is looking for about 100 more volunteers. Organizers say volunteers will been needed from 7:15 a.m. to about 10:30 a.m. For information about how to get involved, click here.

As of now, around 4,000 people have signed up to run. There is also an option to participate virtually.

The 2020 Drumstick Dash was virtual because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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