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Planning Committee Volunteers Wanted for 2022 NAPA WALK TO END ALZHEIMER

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ORGANIZATION: Alzheimer's Association - Northern California / Northern Nevada

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Over 6 million Americans suffer from Alzheimer's disease and it is the 6th leading cause of death in the United States. The Alzheimer's Association is a volunteer-driven organization with the goal to eventually end Alzheimer's and all dementia. We are looking for passionate volunteers to serve on the planning committee for the 2022 Napa Walk to End Alzheimer's - natural leaders, creative types, resourcefulness, people with a can-do attitude, a good sense of humor, willingness to step up and help out, and those who want to meet others who also care deeply about ending Alzheimer's. Whatever your talents we have a role for you!

Committee member responsibilities include:

Engaging with local businesses to support the event

Recruiting new teams

Marketing the event through local communication channels

Coaching Teams and participants

Recognizing VIP donors and fundraisers

Overseeing event logistics and coordinating day-of event volunteers

The committee meets monthly February through October, and we are actively seeking new members for 2022. Now in it's 10th year in Napa Valley, the Walk will be on Saturday, September 17, 2022 at Yountville Park. We are currently meeting virtually and will continue to do so until it's safe to return to in-person.

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About Alzheimer's Association - Northern California / Northern Nevada

Location:

1450 Neotomas Ave, Santa Rosa, CA 95405, US

Mission Statement

Who We Are: Our Mission: The Alzheimer's Association leads the way to end Alzheimer's and all other dementia - by accelerating global research, driving risk reduction and early detection, and maximizing quality care and support. Our Vision : A world without Alzheimer's and all other dementia(r) The Alzheimer's Association, Northern California and Northern Nevada Chapter, provides support, education, training, and other resources to increase knowledge and to support those facing Alzheimer's disease and other dementias or memory loss. To learn more about our programs and services, visit www.alz.org/norcal. We want to personally invite you to take advantage of our toll-free Alzheimer's Association 24/7 Helpline. Whether you are a person experiencing memory loss, a caregiver, a health care professional, or a member of the general public, we can answer your questions, connect you with resources, or offer support. Please call us, day or night, at 800.272.3900. If you are facing Alzheimer's disease or related dementia, reach out for help. We are here for you. Volunteer Opportunities The Alzheimer's Association engages volunteers in every element of our mission. Volunteers' personal experiences, professional skills, local networks and unique insights amplify our mission and mobilize communities around this cause. We deeply value a diverse team of volunteers and staff partners who work together to end Alzheimer's for all individuals, especially rural, minority and underserved communities, which can face extra challenges when confronted by Alzheimer's disease. Please check all areas that interest you and we will follow up with specific opportunities and details. For more information and to explore volunteer opportunities, go to: https://www.alz.org/norcal/volunteer

Description

What We Do: The Walk To End Alzheimer's is held annually in more than 600 communities nationwide, the Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer's is the world's largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer's care, support and research. This inspiring event calls on participants of all ages and abilities to join the fight against the disease! When you participate in Walk, your fundraising dollars fuel our mission, and your participation in the event helps to change the level of Alzheimer's awareness in your community. The Alzheimer's Association provides free, easy-to-use tools and staff support to help participants reach their fundraising goal. While there is no fee to register, we encourage participants to fundraise in order to contribute to the cause and raise awareness. Please consider starting a team or signing up to walk as an individual for walk day. We also are looking for help! We could not do it without our volunteers! Please consider volunteering with us. Who We Are: We provide support, care and education for those living with or caring for someone with Alzheimer's disease. This includes a 24/7 Helpline, 1-800-292-3900. The Alzheimer's Association is the leading non-profit contributor to critical research nationwide.

CAUSE AREAS

Health & Medicine
Homeless & Housing
Seniors
Health & Medicine, Homeless & Housing, Seniors

WHEN

Sun Nov 01, 2020 - Mon Oct 31, 2022
12:01 AM - 11:59 PM

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

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GOOD FOR

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