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Walk to End Alzheimer's
The Longest Day
Purple Gala
Mayo Clinic Conference on Brain Health and Dementia 2021
RivALZ
ALZ Stars
Alzheimer's & Brain Awareness Month
Reason to Hope
Host Your Own Benefit Event
Education Events
 
The Alzheimer’s Association Minnesota-North Dakota Chapter holds several fundraising and awareness-building events each year to support the Association’s programs and services. View our events calendar for a full listing. For general inquires, contact us at eventsmnnd@alz.org or 952.830.0512.
Already hosted an event and need to send your donation? Please include the Donation Form to ensure proper processing.

Purple Gala

2022

For our 30th Anniversary Purple Gala, we will gather in person once again at the Depot in Minneapolis! The Purple Gala honors and celebrates the lives of those who have been impacted by dementia, while raising funds for dementia care, support, and research. The evening will include cocktails, a gourmet dinner, a silent and live auction, and a moving program.

Sponsor Information
To learn more about becoming a sponsor at the Purple Gala, contact Stephanie Dix Campbell, Associate Director, Relationship Events, at 952.857.0545 or sdix@alz.org.

You can find out more at: alzpurplegala.org

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RivALZ® 

Alzheimer's Association RivALZ is a volunteer-driven event that engages young professionals in friendly but fierce flag football in the fight against Alzheimer's disease. As part of the competition, the two participating teams are divided based on the age-old rivalry of blondes and brunettes. Anyone can get involved, no matter your level of ability or hair color.

RivALZ Twin Cities
RivALZ Twin Ports

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ALZ Stars

Challenge yourself to change the course of Alzheimer’s disease by signing up to be an ALZ Star. Go the distance in the fight against this devastating disease by training for and completing an endurance challenge while raising valuable funds to support the Alzheimer’s Association.

As an ALZ Star, you will have access to training and fundraising support and, most importantly, you will join a community determined to leave its mark in the fight against Alzheimer’s.
The funds you raise will go directly to the Alzheimer's Association, the world’s leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer’s care, support and research. For more information, contact Maura Studer, at mstuder@alz.org

Choose a race
Twin Cities Marathon

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Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month

June is Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month — an opportunity to join the Alzheimer’s Association in a conversation about the brain, Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. Everyone who has a brain is at risk to develop Alzheimer’s, a fatal disease that is often misunderstood. Ways to take action in the month of June:

  • Learn and share the facts about Alzheimer’s.
  • Get inspired by powerful stories of people sharing their experiences with the disease.
  • Go purple — the color of Alzheimer’s awareness — wear it and turn your social media purple too!
  • Honor those facing the disease by participating in the Alzheimer’s Association The Longest Day on June 21. Sign up or donate at alz.org/thelongestday.

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Reason to Hope

Reason to Hope is a one-hour event designed to educate the community about the Alzheimer’s Association while also raising funds to support Alzheimer's research, programs and services. Though there is no cost to attend the event, table hosts and their guests will be asked to support the Alzheimer's community by making a gift to the Alzheimer's Association. For information about sponsorship or becoming a table host, please contact Maria Lind at mclind@alz.org.

Our 2021 Reason To Hope centered around bringing light to the disproportionate impact that Alzheimer's has on women. We held the event virtually, and had some wonderful Champions who helped us raise critical funds.

If you would like to view a recording of our recent Reason To Hope: Women Conquer ALZ event, you can find it here.

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Mayo Clinic Conference on Brain Health and Dementia 2021

 

Formerly the Meeting of the Minds Conference, the Mayo Clinic Conference on Brain Health and Dementia will be presented virtually on Friday, October 29, 2021. The event is a collaboration between Mayo Clinic, AARP and the Alzheimer’s Association and is designed for people with dementia, their care partners and family members, health care providers and other professionals who serve older adults.

The conference is free. Visit the conference website for more information.

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Host Your Own Benefit Event

Each year, individuals, businesses and community groups throughout Minnesota and North Dakota plan and host events and activities whose proceeds benefit the Alzheimer's Association. If you are hosting an event and would like support from the Association please complete this form and a representative will be in touch to discuss your event.
 

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