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You can make it happen ... a world without Alzheimer's disease.

Our volunteers are passionate, inspired and want to make a difference in the fight against Alzheimer's disease. Whether you can spare a few hours a week or can make a more significant time commitment, please consider becoming an Alzheimer's Association volunteer.

Walk to End Alzheimer's

Come walk with us! Alzheimer's Association Walk is the world's largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer's care, support and research. Local Association offices need volunteers who can help plan, promote and work the day of the event. You can also form a walking team of family, friends or co-workers. 

Participate in a Walk near you >>

Help out at your local Alzheimer's Association

If you are an individual (teen, adult or senior) or part of a family, team, group of employees or company, please contact your local Alzheimer's Association to see where your skills are needed. Chapters can use your help in the following areas:

  • Special events, such as galas and other fundraisers
  • Walk to End Alzheimer's 
  • Public education and awareness programs
  • Office help 
  • Speaking engagements  
  • Helpline support calls 
  • Advocacy

Find your local office and learn more about volunteer opportunities in your community >>

Share your story

If you would like to share your experience living with Alzheimer's or caring for a loved one with the disease, we may have opportunities for you to speak through local Alzheimer's Association Speaker Bureaus.

Find a local office near you >> 

We may also have opportunities for you to share your experiences with local and national media. For more information, please contact our media line at 312.335.4078 or email media@alz.org.

Become an Alzheimer's advocate

Help shape laws at the federal, state or local level by talking with legislators and educating them about Alzheimer-related issues. Association advocates have successfully raised government funds for Alzheimer's research and improved access to care and support services for people in their communities.

Join us as an advocate >>

Become a Champion

Join the movement to dramatically increase awareness and concern about Alzheimer's. We're calling on 5 million Americans — one for every person living with the disease — to become a Champion and join the Alzheimer's cause. When you sign up, you will receive e-mail updates and information on how you can help. 

Sign up to be counted as a Champion >> 
 
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Alzheimer's Association

Our vision is a world without Alzheimer's
Formed in 1980, the Alzheimer's Association is the world's leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research.