Charlotte Walk rises to No. 19 spot in the nation
The Alzheimer’s Association announced that its 2019 Walk to End Alzheimer’s® - Charlotte has been ranked No. 19 in the nation out of the Alzheimer’s Association’s 2019 Top 30 Walks.
The Charlotte Walk earned a spot among this ranking for the first time in 2016 and held the No. 23 spot in 2017 and 2018. Participants in the 2019 Walk to End Alzheimer’s – Charlotte raised a record-breaking $744,328 to fund Alzheimer’s care, support and research programs. Rankings are earned by overall event revenue, and include walks from over 600 communities nationwide.
“Congratulations to all involved in our Charlotte Walk for their hard work and support in making this a nationally ranked event,” said Katherine L. Lambert, CEO of the Western Carolina Chapter. “We appreciate our Walk participants, volunteers, sponsors, staff and the greater Charlotte community for going above and beyond to make this event a huge success and to raise critical funds for Alzheimer’s research and local support services.”
Now with 2019 successfully in the books, we are wasting no time getting things rolling for the 2020 season of Walk to End Alzheimer’s. It is never too early to begin. The 2020 Walk dates have been set and walk websites are now live. Mark your calendars and register to get started on your 2020 efforts? Log in or sign up for a walk today.
2020 NORTH CAROLINA WALK DATES
Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s®:
The Alzheimer’s Association hosts Walks during the months of September through November. The Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s® is the world’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support, and research. Since 1989, the Alzheimer’s Association mobilized millions of Americans in the Alzheimer’s Association Memory Walk®; now the Alzheimer’s Association is continuing to lead the way with Walk to End Alzheimer’s®.