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Who Can Host a DIY Fundraiser?

Each year, individuals and organizations such as civic groups, social clubs, restaurants and businesses raise thousands of dollars for the Alzheimer's Association - Heart of America Chapter. These supporters demonstrate a commitment to the mission of the Alzheimer's Association by involving the community in raising significant funds and awareness for the Chapter.

DIY Event Ideas

DIY fundraisers can be as simple or as extravagant as you wish and can raise anywhere from $200 to $10,000 or more. Simple ideas could include a wine and cheese party for close friends, a garage sale, a jeans or Go Purple day at the office, donating a percentage of sales for a day/week, a school's classroom project or a game night. More exciting ideas include hosting a silent auction, a large dinner party, or a sporting event such as a golf tournament, a basketball tournament or a run. The possibilities are endless. Click here for more ideas.

Interested in Hosting Your Own DIY Event?

Return this form to Lauren via email at or fax at 913.831.1916. The Chapter will review your event specifics and then contact you with a decision.


2015 DIY Fundraisers

Jose Peppers on September 15 in Shawnee, KS

Support Care Haven Homes' Walk to End Alzheimer's team by eating at Jose Peppers. 10% of all proceeds will be donated to the team. Dine-in or carry out. (alcohol sales not included) Tuesday, September 15th. 16605 Midland Drive. 


Thank you 2015 DIY Fundraisers

  • Meadowlark Retirement hosted an Antique Traveling Roadshow and raised $365 in Lawrence.

  • Chuck Knowlton collected $104 through his Can Collection at Planet Sub.

  • Estates of Parkhurst's Bingo Party raised $810 in Lenexa.

  • Gardens of Jackson Creek raised $210 through their Gatsby themed birthday party in Independence.

  • Banker's Life raised $2114 through their Forget Me Not Days in the Kansas City area.

  • Sue Wilde's Embrace the Moment golf tournament raised $7803 in Olathe.

  • Valley View Bank raised $285 through their Casual for a Cause fundraiser in Overland Park.

  • C Dubs Bike Ride raised $3614 in Lawrence.


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