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Fundraising events

Participate in an Alzheimer's Association event to raise money and awareness in the battle against Alzheimer's disease.

Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer's®
The annual Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer's is the world's largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer's care, support and research. Since 1989, this inspiring event has mobilized participants of all ages and abilities to join the fight against Alzheimer's disease.
When: Walks take place throughout the year, primarily in the fall
Where: In communities nationwide

Alzheimer's Association The Longest Day®
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, June 21, 2015, this event calls on participants to raise funds and awareness to advance the efforts of the Alzheimer's Association.
When: June 21, 2015

Awareness events

Alzheimer's & Brain Awareness Month (ABAM)
Throughout the month of June, the Alzheimer's Association helps spreads global awareness of our vision of a world without Alzheimer's. The highlight of this month is the celebration of The Longest Day on June 21. We encourage everyone on this day to "Go Purple" to show their support to end Alzheimer's  one of the largest diseases impacting the brain.

National Alzheimer's Disease and Awareness Month (NADAM) and Family Caregivers Month®
President Ronald Reagan designated November as National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month in 1983. November is also Family Caregivers Month. During the month, we share our new and best resources, plus ways you can help raise awareness for Alzheimer's and honor millions of caregivers.
When: November 2015

Events in your area
Local Alzheimer's Association chapters schedule thousands of education, support and fundraising programs nationwide.

Galas and Special Events

The Alzheimer's Association offers a variety of gala and special events in cities around the country. These evenings of entertainment, awards, dinner and dancing benefit the care, support and research efforts of the Alzheimer's Association.

Hilarity for CharityTM
Hilarity for Charity is an annual event hosted by Seth Rogen and his wife, Lauren Miller. Through a night of laughter and entertainment, the event raises awareness and funds inspired by the idea that Alzheimer's should no longer be considered just an "old person's" disease, and is in fact an epidemic that people of all ages should be fighting against.
When:  TBD, 2015
Where: TBD
For more information, or to make a donation, please contact 312.335.5753 or 312.335.5877.

Part the Cloud
This event raises critical awareness and funds for the Alzheimer's Association research efforts in Northern California, bringing together celebrity talent and performing artists from the music, film and television industries to create a spectacular evening of enlightenment and entertainment.
When: TBD, 2016
Where: Menlo Park, CA

For more information please contact 312.335.5753.

A Night at Sardi's
A Night at Sardi's is the Alzheimer's Association's annual celebrity musical-revue gala held in Beverly Hills, California.
When: March, 2016
Where: The Beverly Hilton Hotel, Los Angeles, CA

For more information please contact: 312.335.5877.

National Alzheimer's Dinner
Held in Washington, D.C., this annual event raises funds for Alzheimer's research and support programs.
When: TBD, 2016
Where: Washington, D.C.

For more information please contact: 312.335.5846.

Rita Hayworth Galas
Princess Yasmin Aga Khan held the first Rita Hayworth Gala in 1985 to honor her mother, actress Rita Hayworth, who died as a result of Alzheimer's disease. The event has grown into a premier social event, hosted in: Chicago and New York.

Alzheimer's Association
New York Rita Hayworth Gala
October 27, 2015
Cipriani 42nd Street
New York, New York

Alzheimer's Association
Chicago Rita Hayworth Gala
TBD, 2016
Chicago, Illinois
For more information please contact: 312.335.5216.


Our conferences bring together leaders in Alzheimer's research, care and advocacy. Exhibitor and sponsorship opportunities are available for each conference.

Advocacy Forum
When: April 4-6, 2016
Where: Washington, D.C.

Alzheimer's Association International Conference (AAIC) brings together the top dementia researchers every year to engage in a multidisciplinary international exchange of ideas.
When: July 18-23, 2015
Where: Washington, D.C.


Host your own event

Special occasions
Turn a birthday party, sports event or any other event you can dream up into an opportunity to help raise awareness and funds for the Alzheimer's cause.

Make our cause part of your big day. Ask guests to make donations instead of gifts. Or in place of wedding favors, make a donation in honor of your guests. Use our sample scroll template and invitation wording.



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.