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Alzheimer's Association Western New York

Want to do some good in your community? And help put an end to Alzheimer's? Join The Longest Day Volunteer Committee at the Alzheimer’s Association WNY Chapter!

Alzheimer's Association Mission: To eliminate Alzheimer's disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health. The Alzheimer's Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research.

Our Vision: A world without Alzheimer's disease and all other dementia.

We are now searching for passionate committee members to help advance The Longest Day (TLD), our annual "do-it-yourself" fundraising program! Shine a light with us to fight the darkness of Alzheimer's and all other dementia.

This volunteer role includes all or some of the following: attending monthly committee meetings (currently virtual), recruiting new participants and connecting with past participants through phone calls, reaching out to your network, assisting with the marketing of events, and fundraising. Your Alzheimer's Association staff partner supports you throughout and is very flexible and happy to tailor your volunteer experience around your interests and schedule.

Ideal volunteers would have some of these traits: Enjoy connecting with people, passionate about helping others, enthusiastic, creative, comfortable talking on the phone, and have a willingness to participate in or co-host events.

The commitment: An average of 2-4 hours per month from late November 2021 to July 2022.

For more information on The Longest Day visit alz.org/tld

https://youtu.be/fMUOPMnj9sk


*Feel free to reach out to Maddie Weitz, TLD Manager, at mrweitz@alz.org for more information*

More opportunities with Alzheimer's Association Western New York

No additional volunteer opportunities at this time.

About Alzheimer's Association Western New York

Location:

6215 Sheridan Drive, Suite 100, Amherst, NY 14221, US

Mission Statement

Our mission is to eliminate Alzheimer's disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health. Our vision is a world without Alzheimer’s.

Description

We provide programs and services to those with Alzheimer's disease or another form of dementia and their families. The Western New York Chapter serves all eight counties of WNY including Allegany, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Erie, Genesee, Niagara, Orleans and Wyoming. We provide care consultations, a 24-hour helpline (1.800.272.3900), safety services, early stage programs, and education programs for caregivers, healthcare professionals and the general public. The Alzheimer's Association is also the largest nonprofit funder of Alzheimer's research. Together, we are elevating research, public policy, and awareness to unprecedented levels in pursuit of better treatments, a cure of a way to prevent Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders.

Community
Health & Medicine
Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

6215 Sheridan DrSuite 100Buffalo, NY 14221

(42.97766,-78.70205)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

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