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The Alzheimer Society of Durham Region relies on people like you to help us support people living with dementia and break the stigma surrounding this devastating disease. Here are some ways you can help us generate even more funds for our mission.

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For questions or more information about fundraising, contact Michelle by email at [email protected] or call 905-576-2567 ext. 5222.

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Social with a Purpose

Now more than ever, it’s important to find new, creative ways to stay connected to our friends and family, even while staying physically apart. Our NEW do-it-yourself Social with a Purpose fundraiser gives you an excuse to get together with your friends, family and community and turn your virtual social gathering into a fundraiser! All funds raised will go towards supporting social recreation programs offered at the Alzheimer Society of Durham Region—programs that are vital for people living with dementia and their care partners.

Learn more about Social with a Purpose and how to get started: http://on.alz.to/socialwithapurpose

Anything for Alzheimer's

Anything for Alzheimer's.

Do Anything for Alzheimer's!

By fundraising through Anything for Alzheimer’s, you’ll become part of an invaluable collective of individuals, organizations and community groups who are dedicated to making a difference for care partners and people living with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias.

The Alzheimer Society of Durham Region is dedicated to helping anyone concerned with or facing dementia gain the confidence and skills they need to maintain quality of life. We are dedicated to raising awareness and ensuring that public policy and perceptions reflect the issues and reality of the disease, and we are committed to securing funding for support and research.

Register for Anything for Alzheimer's

FAQs

What is Anything for Alzheimer's?

Anything for Alzheimer’s is the name of our do-it-yourself event program. Anyone wishing to hold their own fundraising event can do so through this program. Use your own creative ideas, passions and talent to hold an event in support of people living with dementia! Do Anything for Alzheimer’s!

By registering your event through our Anything for Alzheimer’s website, we will help make it easy for you to fundraise, and for your donors to give! You will have a webpage you can personally customize with a unique link to share and promote your event. Your donors can complete their donations online and will receive a tax receipt automatically. Their donations will also count towards your personal fundraising goal and will raise your fundraising thermometer!

How do I apply to fundraise for Anything for Alzheimer's?

Simply click REGISTER, complete our online form and you can begin fundraising today.

The Alzheimer Society of Durham Region reserves the right to withdraw our support at any time from any third-party event that we believe conflicts with our mission, guiding principles and/or policies.

If you are not sure if your event fits with our goals, objectives and guidelines, feel free to call us with any questions or to explore your idea further, at: 905-576-2567 or 1-888-301-1106 ext. 5222

What kinds of things can I do?

ANYTHING! People have participated in full or half-marathons, walks or runs, hosted golf tournaments, asked for donations in lieu of birthday or wedding gifts/favours. The only real limit is your imagination. Ask us if you want ideas, we're always happy to help.

When does it take place?

It can happen any time of year! You can organize your own Anything for Alzheimer's fundraiser based on your own schedule.

Why should I do Anything for Alzheimer's?

When you fundraise or host an event and do Anything for Alzheimer's in your community, you help raise much-needed funds for local programs and services for people living with Alzheimer's disease and other dementias and their care partners, in Durham Region. Your support makes a huge difference in their lives.

IG Wealth Management Walk for Alzheimer's

The IG Wealth Management Walk for Alzheimer's

When you participate in the IG Wealth Management Walk for Alzheimer's, you join thousands of Canadians who want to see a world without Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias.

Learn more about the IG Wealth Management Walk for Alzheimer's.

Community supporters

The Alzheimer Society of Durham Region gratefully acknowledges the support of our community in their fundraising initiatives.

These supporters help us by running third-party events throughout Durham Region, supporting local programs and services for those living with Alzheimer's disease or other dementias and their care partners.

Learn more about our community supporters and see our third-party events.

Community supporters

The Alzheimer Society of Durham Region gratefully acknowledges the support of our community in their fundraising initiatives.

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The Alzheimer Society of Durham Region and the Durham Regional Police Services.

Take action

You can help people living with dementia – it's easy! Through your Alzheimer Society, learn how to get involved through donating, fundraising, advocating, volunteering and more!

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