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Walk to End Alzheimer's
The Longest Day
Purple Gala
Dementia Conference
RivALZ: Blondes vs. Brunettes
ALZ Stars
Alzheimer's & Brain Awareness Month
Reason to Hope
Host Your Own Benefit Event
Additional Ways to Give
Education Events


The Alzheimer’s Association Minnesota-North Dakota Chapter holds several fundraising and awareness-building events each year to support the Association’s programs and services.  View our events calendar for a full listing. For general inquires, contact us at or 952.830.0512.

Already hosted an event and need to send your donation? Please include the Donation Form to ensure proper processing.


RivALZ: Blondes vs. Brunettes®

Alzheimer's Association RivALZ (formely known as Blondes vs. Brunettes) is a volunteer-driven event that engages young professionals in friendly but fierce flag football in the fight against Alzheimer's disease. As part of the competition, the two participating teams are divided based on the age-old rivalry of blondes and brunettes. Anyone can get involved, no matter your level of ability or hair color. Since RivALZ began in 2013 in the Twin Cities, they have raised over $600,000 for the Alzheimer's Association! Learn more.

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ALZ Stars

Whether you participate in a full marathon, half-marathon, duathlon or any other endurance distance event, challenge yourself to become an inspiration for those impacted by Alzheimer's disease by joining the ALZ Stars team and raising funds and awareness for the cause! For more information, contact Maura Studer, at

Register your race.

Register for the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon or 10 Mile

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Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month

June is Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month — an opportunity to join the Alzheimer’s Association in a conversation about the brain, Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. Everyone who has a brain is at risk to develop Alzheimer’s, a fatal disease that is often misunderstood. During the month of June, the Alzheimer’s Association asks people to share the truth about Alzheimer’s disease and take action. Learn more at

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Reason to Hope

Reason to Hope is a one-hour event designed to educate the community about the Alzheimer’s Association while also raising funds to support Alzheimer's research, programs and services. Though there is no cost to attend the event, table hosts and their guests will be asked to support the Alzheimer's community by making a gift to the Alzheimer's Association. For information about sponsorship or becoming a table host, please contact the appropriate staff member listed below.

Minneapolis, MN (November 10, 2016)
Stephanie Dix Campbell - 952.857.0545,

Duluth, MN (May 16, 2017)
Brenda Conley - 218.733.2560,

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Minnesota Twins Game

We've teamed up with the Minnesota Twins for Alzheimer's Day at Target Field. Join us on Sunday, June 18 as we take on the Cleveland Indians! Cheer on the Twins at Target Field with other supporters as we bring awareness to Twins Territory. Tickets are $28 each and $10 of each ticket purchased will go back to support the Alzheimer's Association Minnesota-North Dakota Chapter. Purchase tickets at

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Host Your Own Benefit Event

Each year, individuals, businesses and community groups throughout Minnesota and North Dakota plan and host events and activities whose proceeds benefit the Alzheimer's Association. If you are hosting an event and would like support from the Association please complete this form and a representative will be in touch to discuss your event.


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Alzheimer's Association

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