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Thursday, December 8, 2022

Walk to End Alzheimer’s

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The end of Alzheimer’s starts here. The Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s is the nation’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer care, support, and research. Since 1989, this all-age, all-ability walk has mobilized millions to join the fight against Alzheimer’s disease, raising more than $347 million for the cause. The route length is 3 miles, with shorter options available. All funds raised through Walk to End Alzheimer’s further the care, support and research efforts of the Alzheimer’s Association. The Alzheimer’s Association is a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization. All donations are tax-deductible as allowed by law. There is no registration fee for Walk. However, we ask every walker to make a personal donation and commit to raising funds in the fight against Alzheimer’s.

Every 68 seconds, someone in the United States develops Alzheimer’s disease. Without a breakthrough in research, 10 million baby boomers will be impacted. Last year, the walk brough in $88,000, an increase from 2012 by 26%, 865 walkers participated, and 75 teams walked for Alzheimer’s. For more information on how you can register or how you can lead the way as a walk partner by sponsoring the event, contact Karen Oldham at 812-475-1012. 

Walk is a rain or shine event. However, in the case of severe weather, we will cancel. If this is the case, we will update our Walk homepage on or before the morning of the event.