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!


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Last Updated: 10/15/2019