Monthly Archives: June 2015

YOU met the Challenge!

Alzheimer’s is relentless. But it’s met its match – YOU! Congratulations! You not only met the Challenge goal of $25,000 that will now be matched by our generous anonymous donors, you surpassed the goal and raised $32,342 in the month of June. Thanks to our amazing communities who stepped up to meet this Challenge, more […]

Life is a Gift, Alive and Thankful: Volunteer Spotlight

By Lon Cole I lasted four and a half months in the jungle.  I was a hospital corpsman and the year was 1969. I’ll never forget that fateful cry for a corpsman after we were ambushed.  I crossed the Vietnamese enemy lines to patch up a point man who was shot in the belly.  During […]

My Dementia Community

By Charlie Reidy When I was diagnosed with Early Onset Dementia three years ago, my neurologist gave me a prescription and another appointment for three months later. That was all he could offer me, because he didn’t know that there was anything else he could do. I soon did some research on my own and […]

We need your help to reach $25,000!

We’re in the final days of our Walk Match Challenge and we need your help! Until Friday, June 26 all donations of $150 or more to Washington and Northern Idaho Walk teams will be matched. Act now and double your impact! We have 5 more days 4 more days 3 more days 2 more days One more day to reach $25,000. […]

My Sea Captain

By: Patrick Eagan Sunday, June 21st is Father’s Day, the summer solstice and the longest day of the year. The Alzheimer’s Association is hosting Longest Day events across the nation to honor caregivers for their strength, heart and endurance. Patrick Eagan will honor his father’s strength as a caregiver. Join him and hundreds across the […]

The Walk Challenge Has Begun!

The Walk Challenge Match is off to an incredible start! On Monday we announced our Match Challenge for the month of June and had our biggest fundraising week of the year, thanks to YOU. The Challenge has inspired people to get registered, start fundraising and dig deep to double their impact. We all have a reason to Walk. More […]

Eat Wings, Raise Funds, End Alzheimer’s

We’re teaming up with Buffalo Wild Wings this summer! Visit these Buffalo Wild Wings locations on the dates below and 10% of sales will go to support the Alzheimer’s Association. Be sure to tell your server you’re eating wings to #ENDALZ. Eat in Marysville June 22 & 27, August 2 and, Sept 28  Eat in […]