Are you passionate about putting an end to Alzheimer's disease? Do you want to get more involved with the Alzheimer's Association and the Walk to End Alzheimer's? Then we need you! Join your local Walk to End Alzheimer's Planning Committee and help grow the movement to end Alzheimer's from the ground up.
The Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s(r) is the nation’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer care, support and research programs. Since 1989, we’ve mobilized millions of Americans in rallying against Alzheimer’s disease the nation’s sixth-leading cause of death. Walk to End Alzheimer’s is a movement to reclaim the future for millions.
Committee members plan each Walk to End Alzheimer's event from the kick-off to the wrap-up. Activities of your local committee include the following:
Sponsorship Responsible for recruiting and managing relationships with new and past sponsors
Team Recruitment Responsible for recruiting new teams and helping them get set up for success
Team Retention Responsible for managing relationships with past Walk teams
Marketing & Outreach Responsible for creating awareness of the disease and the Alzheimer's Association through the promotion of Walk to End Alzheimer's
AIM-Advocacy Responsible for recruiting new Alzheimer's Impact Movement (AIM) members and advocates from all sectors of the community
Mission Responsible for organizing activities that focus on the Association's mission at committee meetings, wrap-around events and on Walk day
Logistics Responsible for overseeing day-of-event logistics and volunteers
At the Illinois Chapter, we strive to make your volunteer experience the most rewarding. If you have a specific skill or if you are bilingual, we will work with you to determine the best volunteer position within our organization.
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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. The Illinois Chapter serves 87 counties, with offices in Bloomington, Carbondale, Chicago, Joliet, Peoria, Quincy, Rockford, and Springfield. Since 1980, the Association has provided reliable information and care consultation; created supportive services for families; increased funding for dementia research; and influenced public policy changes across the state.