Be a fundraiser

Be a fundraiser for the Alzheimer Society on your time, on your terms!

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


Do ANYTHING for Alzheimer's!

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By fundraising through Anything for Alzheimer’s, you’ll become part of an invaluable collective of individuals, corporate and community groups who are dedicated to making a difference for caregivers and people living with Alzheimer’s or another dementia.

The Alzheimer Society is dedicated to helping anyone concerned with or facing dementia have the confidence and skills to maintain quality of life, to ensuring that public policy and perceptions reflect the issues and reality, to securing funding for support and research and to raising awareness about the disease.

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FAQ's


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 reserves the right to withdraw our support at any time from any third-party event which 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 

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 with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias and their care partners, in Durham Region. Your support makes a huge difference in their lives.

For questions or more information contact Michelle by e-mail here or call 905-576-2567 ext. 5222.


Community Support

The Alzheimer Society of Durham Region gratefully acknowledges the support of our community in their fundraising initiatives.  Please click HERE to see third-party events happening throughout Durham Region to support local programs and services for those living with Alzheimer's disease or a related dementia and their care partners.

2020 DRPS K9 Calendar - Now available!

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2020 calendars are now available! Contact our office if you'd like to ensure you get your before they sell out (like last year)!

Calendars are $20 each and can be purchased at our office or online at drps.ca.

Call or email our Manager, Events & Communications, Michelle Taylor on 905-576-2567 ext. 5222 or [email protected]

Do you have a business or are looking to help support through a larger order? Ask how we can help arrange a meet and greet with the DRPS K9 team!


Winner's list from 20 Days of Giveaways

Congratulations to all of our winners! We are so grateful for all the support during this campaign and hope you had as much fun as we did.

Item

Raffle Prize Draw Day

Draw Date

TOTAL PKG VALUE

Winner's Name and Winning Ticket Number

Boat Ride - Durham Regional Police Services

1

25-Nov

$1,500

Elizabeth Camenzuli - 00296

Electronic wine opener, tickets, dining vouchers & wine

2

26-Nov

$230

Wendy Burtch - 00038

Ammolyte Ring

2A Pop up

26-Nov

$400

Vicki McDonald - 00328

Gift Basket

2B Pop up

26-Nov

$150

Troy Birney - 01395

Taste of Durham #1 restaurant gift certificates

3

27-Nov

$325

Dominic Delic - 00352

Marigold Ford & Esso Gas Card gift certificates

4

28-Nov

$600

Sandy MacLean - 00557

Family Bike Set (2 adults, 2 kids) – donated by Canadian Tire, Bowmanville & Meridian Credit Union, Courtice

5

29-Nov

$565

Richard Attwooll - 01506

$1,500 Lifestyle gift cards

6

2-Dec

$1,500

Dean Annett - 01406

Keurig Machine & coffee pods

7

3-Dec

$290

Karen Hamilton - 00199

Taste of Durham #2 restaurant gift certificates

8

4-Dec

$315

Dona Coffey - 00808

VIA Rail Voucher

9

5-Dec

$500

Lori Ullius - 00016

Dining experience for 4 with private chef

10

6-Dec

$500

Kim Evenden - 00335

Camping package (from Canadian Tire) – donated by Meridian Credit Union, Courtice

11

9-Dec

$1,613

Dave Burton - 00394

Ignite Your Soule Spa voucher, wine, Mani/Pedi, Skye’s clothing & voucher, hair product, bakery and jewellery gift card

12

10-Dec

$325

Tracy Falconer - 01473

Taste of Durham #3 restaurant gift certificates

13

11-Dec

$280

Majory Robert - 01185

Family Adventure Package

14

12-Dec

$398

Ryan Jeffery - 01117

Sports package

15

13-Dec

$480

Laura DaRe - 01507

2 Muskoka chairs, wine, lifestyle gift card, SAIL gift card

16

16-Dec

$330

Carol Walters - 00829

Lenovo Tablet – donated by Region of Durham & ECHO speaker

17

17-Dec

$600

Manoj Abraham - 00942

Wine Basket (15), garden gift vouchers

18

18-Dec

$375

Diane Kennedy - 00892

Authentic signed Danny Green Raptors plaque, Keg voucher, golf package

19

19-Dec

$410

J. Ajo - 00176

Air Transat Voucher ($2,800) + $200 Air Transat Holiday gift card

20

20-Dec

$3,000

Pat Cetinkaya - 01044

TOTAL VALUE

 

 

$14,686

 


Last Updated: 01/02/2020