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Path to a Cure: Mission MSA 5K is a series of in-person and virtual fundraising walks in three different U.S. cities to bring our community together for a half day of spreading awareness and creating connections while raising contributions for those affected by MSA.


  • San Diego (September 22, 2024)
  • Dallas (September 29, 2024)
  • Chicago (October 5, 2024)
  • Virtual (October 3-6, 2024)


Join us for our Path to a Cure: Mission MSA 5K fundraising events this September and October.


Take part in this series of virtual and in-person events to bring hope and awareness to Mission MSA’s work and those affected by MSA.

Volunteer Opportunities


We are looking for volunteers to take part in our three in-person half day community walks between September 22nd – October 5th. We’re creating a planning committee for each of the following locations on these dates to help our vision come to life and bring hope and awareness to Mission MSA’s work and those affected by MSA.


  • San Diego (September 22, 2024)
  • Dallas (September 29, 2024)

  • Chicago (October 5, 2024)


We want to be sure to involve our MSA community as much as possible, and we’re looking for people interested in helping us plan, organize, and execute our 5k walks. If this sounds like something you’d like to be part of, please look at our opportunities to participate below!

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As the Site-Specific Team Volunteer Lead, you’ll serve as the primary point of contact for on-site planning alongside Mission MSA staff. Your role involves managing logistics for day-of support, fostering engagement and promoting participation within the MSA Community, and igniting enthusiasm for our cause. If you’re passionate about raising awareness for MSA and skilled in coordinating events, this role is perfect for you. Additionally, you’ll provide essential support for financial aspects related to the event.

As a Co-Lead, you’ll work closely with other members of the planning committee to ensure the success of our community walks. Your role involves collaborating on various tasks, sharing responsibilities, and offering support wherever needed. If you thrive in a collaborative environment and enjoy contributing to a meaningful cause, this position is ideal for you.

Are you well-connected within your local community and skilled at initiating conversations about potential partnerships? As the Sponsor Lead, you’ll leverage your network to secure sponsorships and partnerships for our event. Your role is crucial in helping us fundraise effectively and ensure the success of our mission. If you’re enthusiastic about building relationships and passionate about supporting our cause, this role is a perfect fit.

As the Silent Auction Lead on the committee, you will oversee the planning, coordination, and execution of the silent auction portion of our community walks. Your role is instrumental in securing valuable auction items, maximizing fundraising opportunities, and ensuring a seamless and engaging experience for participants. If you have a knack for organization, excellent communication skills, and a passion for fundraising, this role offers a great opportunity to make a meaningful impact.


Have questions about Mission MSA events or volunteer opportunities? Please reach out to our Community Engagement Manager, Casie Colletti, at casie.colletti@missionmsa.org.

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