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The Judy Fund

Over 2,000 Donors Nationwide, Over $8.5 Million Raised Together

 

Once just a vision, The Judy Fund has evolved into a movement dedicated to eliminating Alzheimer’s disease.

Marshall M. Gelfand established the family fund in 2003 at the Alzheimer’s Association in loving memory of his wife. The Judy Fund, now chaired by his daughter, Elizabeth Gelfand Stearns, remains the fastest and largest growing family fund at the Alzheimer’s Association. Marshall’s goal was to raise $1 million; today, with your help over $8.5 million has been raised across the country.

Your generosity has invested in care and research, bolstered advocacy efforts, increased public awareness. Your generosity will be a part of the solution.
 

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Please join the Gelfand family in their efforts to advance the mission and vision of the Alzheimer's Association. Your gift will help create a world without Alzheimer's disease.

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"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it's the only thing that ever has."

— Margaret Mead

Your Donor Dollars are Making a Difference

$8,500,000+ DOLLARS GIVEN BY OVER 2,000+ 
THE JUDY FUND SUPPORTERS NATIONWIDE TO HELP FIGHT ALZHEIMER'S

 17 RESEARCH PROJECTS
ALZHEIMER'S ASSOCIATION PEER-REVIEWED RESEARCH PROJECTS SPONSORED

507 AMBASSADORS
THE JUDY FUND DONORS FUND THE AMBASSADOR PROGRAM WITH OVER 507 ALZHEIMER'S ASSOCIATION AMBASSADORS WORKING WITH LEGISLATORS NATIONWIDE

The Judy Fund Impact

Learn about the tremendous impact The Judy Fund is having in the fight against Alzheimer's.

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"Our father has shown us all what one family can do to help change the world. Our father's ultimate battle, his fight against Alzheimer's disease, is a very personal one — it's one that honors our mother and is a way to protect us, his children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and the future generations of our family. His fight is an example of leading from the heart."

— Elizabeth Gelfand Stearns

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Moving the Cause Forward

We are grateful to our family, friends and supporters who raise awareness and funds.

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Sigma Alpha Mu: Legacy of Doing Good

Sammys bring the spirit of philanthropy needed to build the Alzheimer’s movement for the future.

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   "I remember when Judy first exhibited signs of Alzheimer's and how my heart broke in a thousand pieces. She was the most competent, capable person. If there were 100 hours in the day, there were 107 for Judy. She did everything with her iconic smile, great joy and great love, humor and sweetness."

— Susan Mendelson Stein

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The kind of person Judy was, and that Liz is, makes it deeply meaningful to be part of this crusade to end Alzheimer’s disease.

Dr. Jill Kalman, Cardiologist, Medical Director Lenox Hill Hospital and System Medical Director, Patient Experience Northwell Health

 

Let's end Alzheimer's for future generations.

The Judy Fund donors are making progress in the fight. We continue to move closer to breakthroughs that may change the course of this disease — every day, together, we're changing the future of Alzheimer's.
 

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