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"I was sure no one understood what was happening to my family.  I was afraid that I just had to deal with this alone and I just didn’t think I could. I was losing hope, until I found you…”        caregiver

Whether volunteering your time, lending your talents or sharing your treasures, you make it possible for us to give help and hope to individuals who now may know only despair. Here are a several other ways you can get involved.

Make Your Occasion Truly Special
Join the growing number of caring adults and children who are incorporating philanthropy into their weddings, birthdays, and other special occasions, asking friends to, in lieu of gifts, donate to the Alzheimer’s Association.  Gifts can be given on-line or by phone. Call Andrea at 949.955.9000

Buy Cards With a Heart

Leading online stationery retailers, Cards With a Heart and are offering holiday and year-round Alzheimer’s Association stationery products online.  Purchase special Alzheimer's Association logo items and a donation of 40% of the cost of the items helps benefit those we serve. They offer a wide variety of items for every occasion, including wedding and birth announcements, birthdays and holidays. Order yours today at

Your everyday shopping can earn money for the Alzheimer's Association!
eScrip logo
Through the Scrips program, shop at Ralphs, Macys, and Amazon, or sign up for an eScrip VISA and all of your purchases generate a percentage for the Alzheimer's Association Orange County Chapter. Click here to go to the eScrips web site to learn more.

Benefit Our Efforts When You Buy Groceries at Ralphs  Now you can help support our programs when you buy groceries at Ralphs. Sign up at  It’s easy. Click on Community Contribution to enroll, enter our NPO #84561, and then start shopping.  Ralphs will donate 5% of your purchases to us and you’ll be doing something good with very little effort.

For all purchases to count, you must provide your registered Ralphs Club Card (or your registered phone number) each time when you check out. Use your phone number as your Club Card? Call 1.800.660.9003 to get your Club Card number.  Then register your card at Questions? Call Andrea at 949.955.9000

Party FundraisersHost your own fundraising event for the Alzheimer's Association Orange County Chapter!
We are thrilled that you would consider joining our fundraising team! By hosting an event on our behalf, you will make people more aware of how serious dementia is, and you will help to provide money to keep our services to families free of charge. Thank you for your involvement in helping to make a difference.

1) Decide what type of fundraising event you would like to host. The ideas are endless, but here is a list [PDF:116Kb] to give you some ideas.

2) Fill out our Third Party Event Registration form. [PDF:44Kb]

3) Once your event is approved, host your event and have fun!

Please contact us at 949.955.9000 to request a complete 3rd party event kit or to learn more about hosting your own fundraising event. We look forward to working with you!

Donate Your Unwanted Car, Truck, Boat or RV
Isn’t it about time to get rid of your unwanted vehicle? Whether it runs or not, call Andrea at 949.955.9000. Save space in your driveway and money on your taxes. Click here for a PDF (Size:2.86MB) of additional information on our donations program. 

Organize a Workplace Fundraiser
Follow the lead of the Pacific Life Good Guys, with creativity and caring, they organized yearlong events internally to raise over $10,000 for our programs – a record amount! The Pacific Life Good Guys also help by giving hundreds of volunteer hours each year. For more information about workplace giving, call Andrea at 949.955.9000

Turning Empty Ink Cartridges into Cash
Just place your used cartridges (laser or ink jet) in baggies we provide.
Put the baggie in the mail – postage is pre-paid.
Empties4Cash pays AAOC for each cartridge you send.

What a perfect solution for empties – at home and at work.  Have questions? Need baggies?  Call Andrea at 949.955.9000

Increase Your Income and Save on Taxes
Make a donation through a planned gift and create a lasting legacy in the fight against Alzheimer’s while providing for your own future. To learn more about enhancing your income and realizing generous tax savings, call Jim McAleer, Executive Director at 949.757.3715 or by e-mail

Double the Value of Your Gift
Ask your HR department about “matching gifts.” Many companies will match their employee’s gifts to charitable organizations. Some will even make a donation to organizations where employees volunteer. Click here for a PDF (Size:120Kb) of companies offering matching gifts.

You make it possible for us to bring help and hope to the thousands of people throughout Orange County affected by Alzheimer’s disease and related memory loss disorders. Call 949-955-9000 for more information.

All donations are fully tax deductible, as allowed by law.

Corporate Giving

Working Together Toward the Day that Alzheimer’s is Just a Memory
By sponsoring our programs and special events, you make it possible for us to provide help and hope for the thousands of people throughout our community affected by memory loss disorders. Your generosity and caring make a difference today...while bringing us closer to the day that Alzheimer's disease is just a memory.

An AAOC partnership package, based on your specific marketing and philanthropy goals, will deliver a powerful impact through prominent and positive alignment with our highly visible, well-regarded programs. For a full description of opportunities and benefits, contact Lynn Mullowney at 949.757.3702 or by e-mail at

  • An Affair to Remember gala, includes Memories in the Making art auction
  • Crean Classic Golf Tournament
  • Visionary Women Annual Awards Luncheon
  • Memory Walk
  • Newsletter advertising 
  • E-newsletter underwriting
  • Web site sponsorships
  • Memories in the Making® calendar and note cards 
In-Kind Donations
Companies can also help with in-kind donations of goods or services. AAOC gratefully accepts discounts on goods and services. Please contact Lynn Mullowney at or 949.757.3702 for more information or to offer corporate support.


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.