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Run Jimmy Run Charity 5K Committee Member (virtual)

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Alzheimer's Association Western New York

We're looking for dedicated volunteers who can help us put together a successful event in June of 2021: The Run Jimmy Run Charity 5K! All proceeds from The Run Jimmy Run Charity 5K benefit the Alzheimer's Association WNY. Whether you're a runner, interested in event planning, or just a dedicated volunteer looking to help out a good cause, we'd love to have you become part of our Run Jimmy Run Committee. Here are the ways that you can help: - Sponsorship: Connect us with local companies to create sponsorship partnerships - Logistics: Work with our staff and fellow volunteers to plan for the day of the race - Recruitment: Help us engage runners in the area and encourage them to participate in our 5K -Marketing: Get creative to help us get the word out about our event in any way possible
Here in Western New York, the Alzheimer’s Association is committed to provide and enhance care and support for those with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia.
Run Jimmy Run is committed to provide funds to the Alzheimer’s Association WNY to help keep their programs and services completely free of charge. Since 2013, Run Jimmy Run has raised nearly $100k for the Alzheimer’s Association WNY.

It is the generous support of people like YOU that this has been a possibility. We are proud to be working within our community to help those families affected by Alzheimer’s and other dementias and would love to have your support on the Run Jimmy Run Committee. Interested in learning more? Contact Riley Harris, Constituent Events Manager of the Alzheimer's Association: 716-322-2578 or riharris@alz.org.

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About Alzheimer's Association Western New York


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.


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.

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