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Mission and Vision
Who We Are
Upcoming Events
Volunteer Activities
Find Us on Facebook




The Next Generation's Fight to End Alzheimer's

Our Mission: The Young Champions is a diverse group of emerging leaders who are dedicated to changing the face of Alzheimer's disease and related dementias by engaging our peers and raising awareness across generations.

Our Vision: A world without Alzheimer's.

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Who We Are

The members of Young Champions care about Alzheimer’s disease. We’ve been touched by Alzheimer’s in our own lives, and we see the epidemic’s potential to affect everyone in our society, and deplete our public resources. As a group of young professionals who are engaged in our communities, we’re taking on the mission to work for the end of Alzheimer’s by increasing awareness of Alzheimer’s and related dementias, advocating for change at state and federal levels, and raising funds to provide hope for people affected.

Young Champions Executive Board
: Drew Levin & Mackenzie Kelley
Secretary: Bridget Rissmann
Advocacy: Ryan Kiskis & Tyler Olsen
Education & Volunteering: Katie Radford & open
Fundraising: Stephanie Gefroh & Randall Nelson
Marketing & Recruitment: Chloe Kruckenberg & Kylie Swanson


How to Get Involved

Become a Member
Take the first step in joining the Young Champions by telling us about yourself and your interests. Membership is free. 
Sign up to become a Young Champion (fillable Word document; please return to sdix@alz.org)

Advocate for Change
An important and simple first step to working for the end of Alzheimer’s is to become an advocate.
Sign up now

Attend a Young Champions Event
We host regular events to socialize and promote awareness of Alzheimer’s. See our list of upcoming events below and please plan on joining us at one!

'Like' Us on Facebook
We share up to date information about the Young Champions and Alzheimer's disease on our Facebook page. Make sure to 'like' us and encourage your friends to do the same.

If you are interested in more information, please contact:

Stephanie Dix Campbell
Relationship Events Manager
Jim Emery
Advocacy Coordinator


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Upcoming Events

March 2, April 6, May 4, June 1
6:30-8:00 p.m.
Whole Foods Community Room, 222 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis
Executive Board and Committee Meetings are held the 1st Monday of each month

April 18, 11:30 a.m.
ALZ  Bean Bagz for Brainz
POV's on 65, Spring Lake Park
More details on Facebook

May 9
Purple Gala
The Depot, Minneapolis
more info

June 21
The Longest Day
more info

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Volunteer Activities

We have opportunities for you to volunteer at local memory care facilities with the residents. Scheduling is flexible. If you are interested, please contact Katie Radford, kathrynaradford@gmail.com


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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.