The Judy Fund Team named top fundraising team at Santa Monica Walk to End Alzheimer’s
More than 400 residents participated in this year’s Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s Santa Monica held at the Crescent Bay Park recently. Participants raised more than $122,000 to support the care, support and research programs of the Alzheimer’s Association during the October 22 walk.
“We are thankful to all those who walked and all those who donated to support this important cause. The funds raised are critical to continuing our many programs which support families and to finding a cure to this progressive, fatal disease,” said Alzheimer’s Association Walk Manager Donna Cohen.
The Judy Fund Team was the top fundraising team at this year’s Walk to End Alzheimer’s, raising more than $16,400.
More than 6 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s disease – a leading cause of death in the United States. Additionally, more than 11 million family members and friends provide care to people living with Alzheimer’s and other dementias. In California alone, there are more than 690,000 people living with the disease and 1.12 million caregivers.
The Alzheimer’s Association California Southland Chapter provides free educational programs, support services and care consultations across seven counties while also supporting critical research towards a cure. The Alzheimer’s Association also offers care and support through the Alzheimer’s Association 24/7 Helpline, 800-272-3900. To donate, visit alz.org/walk.