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About Walk to End Alzheimer's

The Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer's is our national signature event which brings together family, friends, caregivers and concerned community members — who all want to make a difference. Since 1989, Walk to End Alzheimer's has raised more than $300 million to help advance research and support for those battling Alzheimer's disease.

Walk to End Alzheimer's is a great opportunity to participate in the movement to end Alzheimer's disease. Thousands of walkers come out to support the cause at Walk to End Alzheimer's throughout NYC, raising over $1 million. Register for Walk to End Alzheimer's today and help us raise even more!

Walk to End Alzheimer's planning is in full swing! Register early and start your fundraising today. Help us reach our goal of raising over $1.2 million to support the mission of the Alzheimer's Association. Walk to End Alzheimer's is a great day full of activities for the whole family.


Logistics

Sunday, September 22, 2013
9:00 - 9:30am Check-in, On-Site Registration, Breakfast
9:30 - 10:00am Opening Ceremony and Special Awards
10:00 - 11:30am Walk to End Alzheimer's
   
  • If you're bringing the family, feel free to bring strollers, wagons or anything else with you
  • Coney Island Boardwalk
    Stillwell Avenue & Boardwalk
  • Directions
    By Bus: B36, B64, B68, B74, X28, X29, X38

    By Subway: Take the D/F train & N/Q (last stop) trains to Stillwell Avenue-Coney Island

    By Car: Belt Parkway to exit 6. Go South on Cropsey Avenue to Surf Avenue

    Parking: Free street parking






Donations
  • Prizes:
    Raise Receive
    $100 • Walk to End Alzheimer’s t-shirt
       
    $500 • Walk to End Alzheimer’s t-shirt
    • Walk to End Alzheimer’s long-sleeve Shirt
       
    $1,000 • Walk to End Alzheimer’s t-shirt
    • Walk to End Alzheimer’s long-sleeve Shirt
    • Canvas tote bag
       
    $5,000 • Walk to End Alzheimer’s t-shirt
    • Walk to End Alzheimer’s long-sleeve Shirt
    • Canvas tote bag
    • “Forget-Me-Not” silk scarf or silk tie
    • Sterling silver “reason to hope” bangle bracelet or men’s cuff bracelet
  • We accept cash although we prefer checks or money orders
  • Your donations can be made online, sent to your team captains (if you're part of a team) or mailed to us
  • Please make checks out to: "Alzheimer's Association, NYC Chapter"
    • If you're registered as an individual, write your name in the "Memo" portion, otherwise write your team captain's name so you'll be credited. We will make sure it's accurately reflected on yoru team captain's page
    • Postal address: Alzheimer's Association, NYC Chapter, 360 Lexington Ave - 4th Floor, New York, NY 10017
    • Our office is located between 40th & 41st Streets. Also feel free to bring your donations to our office - we would love the opportunity to thank you personally!
  • Process time for off-line donations usually takes about a week to show up on your home page

Registrations
  • Registration:
  • If registered as a walker last year, you can use the same username and password
    • If you've forgotten these, there is an easy method to retrieve them once you begin the registration process
    • If you have any questions or issues with your username/password, please email walk@alznyc.org
  • Send e-mails to family, friends and colleagues to join you on September 22nd or to sponsor you by making a donation
  • Register your family and friends online - anyone you think might want to walk the day of - before the event
    • It makes check-in easier even if someone isn't sure they can make it to the walk. Just register them anyway, no worries if it turns out that they can't make it
  • Brochures are available in English and Spanish and posters are available in English, Spanish, Russian and Chinese
    • If you'd like some for your office, apartment or other location to raise awareness and support, send me an email with the quantity you'd like to receive

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Fundraising Tools

Forming a team for the Walk to End Alzheimer's can enhance your experience and multiply your impact on the fight against Alzheimer's. Together as a team, you are a force much greater than what you can accomplish alone.
Materials (Print Version)

If you would like hard copies mailed to you or your office, please call 646.744.2966 or email walk@alznyc.org. Please be sure to include:
  • Amount
  • Languages (English, Spanish, Chinese, Russian, Korean, Arabic, Hindi, Japanese)
  • Full mailing address
 
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Become an Advocate!

Make your voice heard by joining with thousands of Alzheimer advocates nationwide. Help us create a world without Alzheimer’s disease.



Volunteer

Walk to End Alzheimer's would not be possible without the support of our fantastic volunteers! As a volunteer, we count on your invaluable contribution of time and energy to make the event a success. Walk Day Volunteers help us accomplish essential tasks and interact with walkers to make this a great experience.

Get Your College Involved!
Colleges for a Cause is a program that allows school communities to make a positive difference in the lives of those affected by Alzheimer's disease through friendly competition between local colleges and universities. Area schools compete against each other to raise funds and awareness for Alzheimer's disease in support of Walk to End Alzheimer's. The winner of the competition will be the school able to raise the most amount of money for the cause. Winners will be presented with a special prize during the opening ceremony for the Walk to End Alzheimer's, be featured in our newsletter, have their team photo displayed on the official Walk to End Alzheimer's website, and will receive a recognition plaque to display at their college/university.


Media Clips
 
New York City Chapter Walk Video
 
2012 Facts and Figures Video
Celebrity Champions
NY Yankees Promotional Video
 
 
Alzheimer's Association

Our vision is a world without Alzheimer's
Formed in 1980, the Alzheimer's Association is the world's leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research.