Frequently Asked Questions

What is the dress code for the Rita Hayworth Gala? 

The dress code is black tie optional.

Are hotel rooms available at the Hilton Chicago?

Gala participants can receive a discounted rate through April 8, 2022. Reserve a room online.
You can also reserve over the phone using group code “LZH.” Call the Hilton Chicago at +1.877.865.5320 or Hilton customer service at +1.800.HILTONS (+1.800.445.8667). Rooms are subject to availability.  

What COVID-19 precautions are in place?

For everyone’s health and safety, the Association encourages event attendees and volunteers to be vaccinated. We will continue to follow all state and local health guidelines. The gala will also have reduced capacity to allow for more space between tables. Table reservations will be accepted in the order they are received.

How can I become a gala sponsor?

Sponsorships are unrestricted contributions and support the full mission of the Alzheimer's Association. All sponsorships include high-profile opportunities for recognition at the gala. View 2022 sponsorship options.

If I can’t attend the gala, can I make a donation?

Thank you for your support. You can donate online or mail your donation to:

Alzheimer’s Association
225 N. Michigan Avenue, Fl. 17
Chicago, IL 60601

How do I contact someone at the Alzheimer’s Association?

For all inquiries about the gala, please email

#RitaHayworthGala #ENDALZ

The Alzheimer’s Association offers a variety of special events in cities across the country.