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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®

Blondes vs. Brunettes is driven by passionate and spirited community leaders – extraordinary volunteers – coming together to support the mission of the Alzheimer's Association through a competitive flag football game each fall. In addition to the players, both men and women can join as coaches and fans! 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! Register now, or email to get started. 


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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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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.