What is the Walk to End Alzheimer's®

The Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer's® is our national signature event and brings together family, friends, caregivers and concerned community members who want to make a difference. Since 1989, the Walk to End Alzheimer's has raised more than $300 million to help those battling Alzheimer's disease. In 2012 eastern Iowa participants raised over $335,000 to fund Alzheimer's care, support and research programs. Join the Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer's and unite in a movement to reclaim the future for millions. Together, we can END Alzheimer's.

When you register for Walk to End Alzheimer's, you're joining an unstoppable force of thousands of people who are standing up to this devastating disease.

Local Events

The Alzheimer's Association East Central Iowa Chapter hosts four Walks in our chapter territory. For specific information on each of our Walks, please click the link to the location of your interest.

  • Cedar Rapids - Saturday, September 28, 2013
  • Cedar Valley - Saturday, September 28, 2013
  • Iowa City - Sunday, September 22, 2013
  • Northeast Iowa - Sunday, September 22, 2013

    Walk Kickoff Party - for New Team Captains

    If you're new to Walk, the Walk Kickoff Party is the perfect way to jumpstart your involvement in the 2013 Walk to End Alzheimer's! Join us for a short program and learn who we are, what we do and why your support is so crucial in the fight against this devestating disease. Then, lead the way by signing up as a team captain and vowing to raise funds and participate in the upcoming Walk to End Alzheimer's.  

    The Walk Kickoff Party is open to anyone interested in making a differnce in the fight against Alzheimer's -- friends, families, companies, church groups, clubs, etc -- everyone is welcome!  RSVP's are appreciated, please call 1-800-272-3900 to RSVP for the Kickoff Party nearest you.

    JOIN US:

    Cedar Rapids Area Walk Kickoff Party
    Thursday, July 11, 2013
    7:30am-8:30am (light breakfast will be provided)

    New Bo City Market
    1100 3rd Street SE, Cedar Rapids

    Cedar Valley Walk Kickoff Party
    Thursday, July 18, 2013
    7:00am-8:00am (light breakfast will be provided)

    Beck's Sports Brewery (lower level banquet room)
    3295 University Avenue, Waterloo

    Iowa City Area Walk Kickoff Party
    Thursday, July 18, 2013
    7:30am-8:30am (light breakfast will be provided)

    Coralville Center for the Performing Arts
    1301 5th Street, Coralville

    Northeaset Iowa Walk Kickoff Party
    Thursday, July 18, 2013
    5:30pm-6:30pm (light dinner will be provided)

    The Oaks Steakhouse
    1101 Highway 9, Decorah

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  • These companies recognize the impact Alzheimer's has on families, communities, and the healthcare system. Their support provides the Alzheimer's Association with an opportunity to increase awareness of Alzheimer's disease and to raise much needed funds to further our mission - to eliminate Alzheimer's disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health.

    Thank you to our 2013 Walk to End Alzheimer's Sponsors

    Statewide Presenting Sponsor

    Hope Sponsors

    Rockwell Collins

    Media Sponsors

    97.7 KCRR
    104.5 KDAT
    KDEC 100.5 fm
    Fox 28
    KGAN CBS 2

    Mission Sponsors

    GreatAmerica Leasing
    Iowa Hospice by Harden Healthcare
    Mercy Medical Center

    University of Iowa Community

    Gold Sponsors

    Alliant Energy
    Hills Bank & Trust
    R & N Investments
    Western Home Communities

    Silver Sponsors

    7G Distributing
    Bickford Assited Living of Cedar Falls
    Garnett Place
    Hiawatha Care Center
    Maple Crest Manor
    Meth-Wick Community
    NewAldaya Lifescapes
    St. Luke's Hospital
    The Villages at Marion
    Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare

    Bronze Sponsors

    Arlington Place of Oelwein
    Collins Community Credit Union
    Crell Redi Mix
    Home Instead Senior Care
    Lensing Funeral & Cremation Services
    Nelson Law Firm, PLLC
    Pilot Club of Iowa City
    Winneshiek Medical Center

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      For event photos, updates and news check out our East Central Iowa Chapter on Facebook.

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