What better way to pay your respect to your loved one than to give a life-affirming gift in their memory to research into the cause of Alzheimer’s disease? The bereavement need not be recent - entries can commemorate someone who died many years ago.
Cure Alzheimer's Fund has raised over $33 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.
Robin and Gregg Gaskins both have a family history of Alzheimer’s. They run a family business, Express Oil Change and Service Center in Columbia, South Carolina, and wanted to do something to help fight the disease.
Kim Chan has run several half marathons to benefit Cure Alzheimer's Fund. On October 12, her son Ethan, who is only 11 years old, joined her.
Katerina wanted to honor her grandmother as part of her own birthday celebration. Instead of asking for gifts, Katerina hosted a Wiffle Ball game and asked her friends and family to donate at least $5 to play. Together they raised $550 for research.
Music has always had the power to heal, but Bryan Minks, 32, of Lexington, Kentucky, really brought that concept to life at SquallFest, an annual music festival.
Wanting to honor her grandmother, Nicole has chosen to create beautiful custom jewelry to not only adorn women of all ages, but to help raise Alzheimer’s awareness.
Toni Wombaker of Pahrump, Nevada, has a background in education and is a mother of four. She also has cared for her mother, Yvonne Jensen, 71, who has had Alzheimer’s disease since 2009.