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The Longest Day
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THE LONGEST DAY IS
JUNE 21, 2017

ABOUT THE LONGEST DAY

The Longest Day is a team event to raise funds and awareness for the Alzheimer's Association®. Held annually on the summer solstice, the duration of this sunrise-to-sunset event symbolizes the challenging journey of those living with the disease and their caregivers. Teams are encouraged to create their own experience as they fundraise and participate in an activity they love to honor someone facing the disease.

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START AN ANYWHERE TEAM!

You can live anywhere and participate in The Longest Day. Join with friends and family across the country — or even the world — and form a team that is active from multiple locations. We have tools to help you with scheduling your day and staying connected, even if you aren't face to face on June 21. Start your anywhere team now.


LEARN HOW TO GET STARTED

 STEP 1
GRAB YOUR FRIENDS
Grab your friends, family and co-workers and form a team. You don't have to live in the same city or state — or even the same country! Don't be nervous to ask others to get involved — you'll be surprised how many people have been affected by Alzheimer's and want to join the fight.
 STEP 2
PUT YOUR PASSION TO GOOD WORK
On The Longest Day, select an activity you love — or honor a caregiver, or someone living with or lost to the disease, by selecting his or her favorite hobby. You're limited only by your imagination. Get some ideas.

 STEP 3
RAISE MONEY AND MOVE THE CAUSE FORWARD
Every team is asked to register and raise a minimum of $1,600 to further the care, support and research efforts of the Alzheimer's Association. Fundraise leading up to and on The Longest Day. We'll help with coaching, tools and advice!

 STEP 4
PLAN YOUR DAY
From sunrise to sunset, The Longest Day stretches 16 hours. Divide the day into segments and ask teammates to cover a portion. If you live in the same area, host an all-day event to cheer each other on. If your team members are in different locations, stay in touch with texts, tweets and Facebook posts.
 STEP 5
CELEBRATE AT SUNSET
Gather your team — whether in person or virtually — and celebrate while recognizing the strength of those facing Alzheimer's.

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 To Start Your Team

The Alzheimer's Association recognizes that some teams/individuals may have conflicts or challenges with participating on the summer solstice, Wednesday, June 21. As a participant in The Longest Day, you can fundraise and honor those affected by Alzheimer's in a way, and on a day, that works with your schedule. What will you do?


 

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.