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The Alzheimer's Association, Central New York Chapter depends upon the support of its donors to carry out its mission. Your generosity enables us to increase concern and awareness for Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia, advance research, and enhance care and support for those affected.

Making an unrestricted donation to the Alzheimer's Association is fast, easy and secure. Your gift makes a difference in the lives of people living with Alzheimer's disease or other form of dementia by funding caregiver support services and research to improve treatment, care and prevention. It's just one way to support the Alzheimer's Association.

Ways To Give

Donate by phone or mail by contacting the Chapter offices, or on our secure website.


Use of Funds

The Alzheimer's Association, Central New York Chapter is proud of the quality of service it provides individuals and families in Central New York. Funding for Alzheimer care, support, advocacy and research comes from individual donors and from organizations whose work is aligned with our mission. Our collaborative partners include government agencies, corporations, foundations and membership organizations. Every dollar raised supports the mission of the Alzheimer's Association: 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.

The Alzheimer's Association national organization meets or exceeds relevant watchdog standards in its allocation of donor dollars. According to the Better Business Bureau (BBB) Wise Giving Alliance, nonprofit organizations should spend at least 65 percent of its total expenses on program activities, with remaining funds going to administrative and fundraising expenses. At the Alzheimer's Association, 78 percent of our total annual expenses is used for research, care, support, awareness and advocacy, and 22 percent is used for general management and fundraising.



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.