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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. Attend one or more of our events or host your own to benefit the chapter.

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2014 Northfield Walk to Remember
Sunday, September 21, 2014
900 Cannon Valley Dr W, Northfield, MN 55057
Registration: 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Opening Ceremony:  1:00 p.m.

Join the Northfield community fighting Alzheimer's at this walk to benefit the Alzheimer's Association. The route starts at the Northfield Retirement Community goes to Three Links and ends back at the Northfield Retirement Community. For more information or to volunteer, contact Emily Kerling, RN Director of Health Services, Northfield Parkview at  507.664.7353.

Run/Bike/Walk for the Cause with ALZ Stars and Charity Miles
If you’re someone who runs, bikes or walks, there are now two easy ways to do so and also go the distance in the fight against Alzheimer’s disease. Running in the Twin Cities Marathon this October? Whether you participate in the full marathon, half-marathon, 10-mile or any of the events that weekend, challenge yourself to become an inspiration for those impacted by Alzheimer's disease by joining our ALZ Stars team.

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Ongoing Fundraising Opportunities

Shop on Amazon and Donate to the Alzheimer's Association
Do you shop online? Now you can shop on Amazon and benefit the Association. When you shop via, Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of eligible purchases to a charitable organization of your choice. Same products, same prices, same service.

Casual for a Cause Stickers
Help raise awareness and funds to fight Alzheimer's disease by giving employees an opportunity to purchase stickers and dress "Casual for a Cause."
You can earn money for the Alzheimer's Association via online shopping at retailers including,,,, and more. The percentage of proceeds that benefits the Alzheimer's Association varies by retailer. Visit to learn more.

Use as your search engine and online shopping mall to raise money for the Alzheimer's Association.

SIGN UP! Charity Miles is Counting the Miles for the Alzheimer’s Association
Charity Miles is a free iPhone/Android app that enables people to raise funds for the Association simply by walking, running or biking. Walkers and runners earn 25¢ per mile, and bikers earn 10¢ per mile, all courtesy of Charity Miles’ corporate partners who sponsor the miles. The app is available as a free download and uses geo-locational tracking so funds will be shared by the location of activity. Visit for more information.

Blondes vs. Brunettes

Blondes vs. Brunettes® features two teams of women competing in a flag football game to raise awareness and funds in the fight against Alzheimer's Disease. Blondes vs. Brunettes is driven by passionate and spirited community leaders – extraordinary women – coming together to support the mission of the Alzheimer's Association. The Twin Cities event premiered in 2013.

In addition to the players, both men and women can join as coaches and fans! For more information about the Twin Cities event, visit the website, the facebook page or email

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Host Your Own Benefit Event

How to 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.

To get started on hosting a benefit event or for more information, contact Terri Waddell, constituent events manager:

By phone: 952.767.7564
By email:  

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