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Who Can Host a DIY Fundraiser?

Each year, individuals and organizations such as civic groups, social clubs, restaurants and businesses raise thousands of dollars for the Alzheimer's Association - Heart of America Chapter. These supporters demonstrate a commitment to the mission of the Alzheimer's Association by involving the community in raising significant funds and awareness for the Chapter.

DIY Event Ideas

DIY fundraisers can be as simple or as extravagant as you wish and can raise anywhere from $200 to $10,000 or more. Simple ideas could include a wine and cheese party for close friends, a garage sale, a jeans or Go Purple day at the office, donating a percentage of sales for a day/week, a school's classroom project or a game night. More exciting ideas include hosting a silent auction, a large dinner party, or a sporting event such as a golf tournament, a basketball tournament or a run. The possibilities are endless. Click here for more ideas.

Interested in Hosting Your Own DIY Event?

Return this form to Lauren via email at or fax at 913.831.1916. The Chapter will review your event specifics and then contact you with a decision.



Thank you 2015 DIY Fundraisers

  • The Runegades running group raised $320 at their holiday Christmas Party.

  • Sterling House of Abilene raised $3500 through their Footprints to a Cure event.

  • Greater Kansas City Iowa Club Holiday Party raised $1000.

  • Greater Southern Bank held a Community Matters Casual Day and raised $495 in Kansas City.

  • TK Architects hosted a Casual for a Cause Day in November and raised $510 in Kansas City.

  • Rancho Grande Cantina raised $5319 with their 16th Annual Wiffle Ball Tournament in Parkville.

  • Meadowlark Retirement hosted an Antique Traveling Roadshow and raised $365 in Lawrence.

  • Chuck Knowlton collected $104 through his Can Collection at Planet Sub.

  • Estates of Parkhurst's Bingo Party raised $810 in Lenexa.

  • Gardens of Jackson Creek raised $210 through their Gatsby themed birthday party in Independence.

  • Banker's Life raised $2114 through their Forget Me Not Days in the Kansas City area.

  • Sue Wilde's Embrace the Moment golf tournament raised $7803 in Olathe.

  • Valley View Bank raised $285 through their Casual for a Cause fundraiser in Overland Park.

  • C Dubs Bike Ride raised $3614 in Lawrence.


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