Our Heroes

Cure Alzheimer's Fund has raised over $50 million for Alzheimer's disease research — and we couldn't have done it without the support of amazing individuals like the ones featured here. Our Heroes are fundraising for us all over the globe by organizing everything from races to tournaments to concerts to benefit Cure Alzheimer's Fund.

Gabi Lanza

When Gabi Lanza of Middletown, Conn. turned 16 last November, she wasn’t thinking about herself. She requested contributions to Cure Alzheimer’s Fund in lieu of Sweet 16 gifts to help raise money for a cure. “My grandfather has suffered from Alzheimer’s for the last ten years, and his situation has really shown me what matters in life,” she said. “My grandmother’s patience and love as a caregiver is such a great example for the rest of us. I hope the $800 I raised will help find a cure for this heartbreaking disease and prevent others from having to go through what we have.” 

Rachel and Alastair Lawson

Rachel and Alastair have decided to run their first ever half marathon. They are looking to raise as much money as they can for a cause very close to their hearts.


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