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ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION NEEDS YOU - SONOMA-MARIN WALK TO END ALZHEIMER'S

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

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Event: Sonoma-Marin Walk To End Alzheimer's

Walk Day: Saturday, October 5, 2024

Where: Sonoma State University

Website: alz.org/sonomamarinwalk

The Walk to End Alzheimer's is the nation's largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer's care, support and research. Families facing Alzheimer's and all other dementia need us now more than ever. With a goal of raising over $450,000 it takes a strong committee all year to make this event happen here in Sonoma & Marin counties. We are looking for Committee members to help us promote the event and fundraising efforts, and make it an even better and bigger success this year. We are looking for volunteers to assist with community engagement efforts including but not limited to recruiting new teams, engaging with local businesses, recognizing donors and fundraisers, and building public awareness through media outlets. We meet virtually on the 1st Tuesday of each month at 6:00pm but attendance is not required to help fill a role - whether it be postings on social media, phoning past teams/participants, reaching out to companies for sponsorships and so much more - every little bit helps.

If you would like more information about the Committee and/or are interested in joining our team, please contact Rebecca Halloran, Walk Manager, at rmhalloran@alz.org or (707) 273.1620.

Make a difference in the lives of the individuals and families living with Alzheimer's disease by helping us put on our annual fundraiser!

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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

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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
People with Disabilities
Seniors
Health & Medicine, People with Disabilities, Seniors

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Thu Feb 02, 2023 - Thu Oct 31, 2024
12:01 AM - 11:59 PM

WHERE

Santa Rosa, CA 95405

(38.43923,-122.6673)
 

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