Editor’s Note: Donate to any of 16 Walks through the end of the year. A generous donor has pledged to match at a ratio of 2:1 all gifts of $30 or more raised by any Washington State/Northern Idaho Walk team by December 31, 2017, up to a total of $50,000! This anonymous donor wants to inspire Walk participants to continue fundraising even though the 2017 Walk season … Continue reading Join the Post-Walk Match Challenge
We are happy to announce our Totally Awesome Total Eclipse Team Challenge Week! Every day the week of August 14-21, your Walk to End Alzheimer’s team will be challenged to eclipse the competition and knock the lights out of Alzheimer’s! Prizes will be awarded daily, and details of the challenge will be announced via email and social media. Be sure to watch for details starting August 14! But for … Continue reading Join the Totally Awesome Total Eclipse Challenge!
Have you joined the Match Challenge? You can double your impact but only until June 30. Start your team and jump start your fundraising with these 25 ways to raise $100!
Editor’s Note: GREAT NEWS! As of June 16, we hit our Match Challenge goal! Thank you to everyone who donated to support a world without Alzheimer’s. To register for the Walk, visit alzwa.org. Joe Tafoya, former Defensive End with the Seattle Seahawks, invites you to join the Walk Challenge this June. Join with teams like Lady 12’s Fighting Alzheimer’s this month to double your impact … Continue reading Join us and Joe Tafoya for the 2017 Walk to End Alzheimer’s Match Challenge!
By Thomas Bowler Dr. Pat Collins’ father always taught him as life goes on, you’ll be able to count your best friends on one hand, and one better be your brother. Pat and his brother, Mike, were virtually one in the same. Born 16 months apart, they did everything together: playing instruments, fishing, sailing and more. They even had their weddings two weeks apart. Pat … Continue reading The Longest Day: A Brother’s Bond
By Thomas Bowler Many people who have experienced Alzheimer’s can relate to the story of Electa Anderson. And, like many others, that experience has sparked in her a passion to do more for the cause through The Longest Day. Electa Anderson, a long time resident of California, faced what felt like an insurmountable wall of adversity when her husband, Norm, was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s in … Continue reading Love and The Longest Day: Electa and Norm Anderson
GiveBIG is a one-day online giving event May 10 to raise funds for nonprofit organizations. By donating to the Alzheimer’s Association during GiveBIG, you help us reach people in need through programs like our 24/7 Helpline. One donation of $150 during GiveBIG will ensure 4 people in crisis will receive 1-on-1 support from a Helpline Specialist. Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, our 24/7 Helpline provides … Continue reading GiveBIG this year in the fight against Alzheimer’s
Editor’s Note: Registration is open for The Longest Day. Click here to learn more. The Longest Day is a unique opportunity for individuals to come together and honor those affected by Alzheimer’s. For Electa Anderson, that means honoring her late husband, Norm. Do what you love for those affected by Alzheimer’s disease. Visit thelongestday.alz.org today to start a team. Continue reading How I spend The Longest Day: Electa Anderson
By Shane Larson If you are a working professional who is tasked with the responsibilities of assisting an elderly parent who has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, you may have to make some financial decisions for them. If this is the case, having a plan is going to be your saving grace to make sure they receive the best care possible, without interruption due to finances. … Continue reading Understanding your elderly parents finances