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In addition to Walk to End Alzheimer's, the Alzheimer's Association National Capital Area Chapter hosts several special events throughout the year to engage those who support our efforts to eradicate Alzheimer's disease.


  Become an ALZ Star and use your competitive spirit to help win the fight against Alzheimer's! The National Capital Area Chapter is a charity partner for the Marine Corps Marathon. Find out how you can register or participate as an ALZ Stars athlete in an endurance event of your choosing. Learn more here.

   
  Blondes vs Brunettes is a volunteer-driven active event for women that that brings the passion and spirit of young community leaders together to support the Alzheimer’s Association.  The event concept is organized around a flag football game in which the two participating teams are divided based on the age-old rivalry between blondes and brunettes. Learn more here.

   
  Our community’s most influential and respected political, business and social leaders come together through the Brain Ball to raise the profile of Alzheimer’s and its devastating toll on America’s families and raise funds for cutting edge research and critical support services for individuals, families and caregivers facing the daily challenges of the disease. Learn more here.

   
  On The Longest Day, teams around the world come together to honor the strength, passion and endurance of those facing Alzheimer's with a day of activity. Held on the summer solstice (usually June 21), this event calls on participants to raise funds and awareness to advance the efforts of the Alzheimer's Association. Grab your friends. Do what you love. Learn more here.

   
  A Reason to Hope is a community breakfast to raise awareness about Alzheimer's disease and the National Capital Area Chapter programs and services.
Learn more here.
 




 


 

Alzheimer's Association

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Formed in 1980, the Alzheimer's Association is the world's leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research.