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How to raise your first $100.00

22 Mar

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It’s time to get your fundraising efforts moving! Here are 5 ideas to help you raise your first $100 for The Longest Day.

  1. Post a link to your fundraising page on Facebook and tag 10 friends, asking them each to donate $10.00.
  1. Host a bake sale at your office, school, church or community center and put the proceeds toward your goal.
  1. Offer a “prize” for anyone who donates $100.00 or more … make them dinner, run their errands for a day, walk their dog …just to name a few.
  1. Host a barbecue or dinner and charge an entry donation to attend.
  1. Ask friends to pledge $10.00 for every mile you plan to walk/hike/ride/run, each song you plan to sing, every book you plan to read, etc.

These are just a few ideas to help you get started. Bet you can come up with a lot more!

READY – SET – GO!

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ABOUT THE LONGEST DAY
The Longest Day is all about love. Love for all those affected by Alzheimer’s disease. On the summer solstice, team up with the Alzheimer’s Association and select any activity you love — or an activity loved by those affected — to help end Alzheimer’s. Together, we will raise funds and awareness for care and support while advancing research toward the first survivor of Alzheimer’s.

The Longest Day: Learn how to get started

14 Mar

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Register now and start your team


ABOUT THE LONGEST DAY
The Longest Day is all about love. Love for all those affected by Alzheimer’s disease. On the summer solstice, team up with the Alzheimer’s Association and select any activity you love — or an activity loved by those affected — to help end Alzheimer’s. Together, we will raise funds and awareness for care and support while advancing research toward the first survivor of Alzheimer’s.

Launch Parties for The Longest Day

8 Mar

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YOU’RE INVITED!

We’re having a party … two actually…and you’re invited!

Mix and mingle with other Longest Day participants. Share ideas. If you’ve been waiting to register, you can do that on the spot. Enjoy light h’orderves on the house and beverages at the cash bar. Join in a raffle for a door prize. Play corn hole and other games. Have fun!

If you live on the Peninsula, here’s the when and where information:

WHEN:  Thursday, March 23rd
TIME:     6: 00 pm to 8:00 pm
WHERE: Bull Island Brewing Company
758 Settlers Landing Road, Hampton 23669
RSVP by Monday, March 20th to Chris Warfel at cwarfel@alz.org

Here’s the information for those of you who live on the Southside:

WHEN:  Thursday, March 30th
TIME  :   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
WHERE: O’Connor Brewing Company
211 W. 24th Street, Norfolk 23517
RSVP by Monday, March 27th to Chris Warfel at cwarfel@alz.org

Hope to see you there!

The Longest Day: Start an anywhere team!

28 Feb

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You can live anywhere and participate in The Longest Day. Join with friends and family across the country — or even the world — and form a team that is active from multiple locations. We have tools to help you with scheduling your day and staying connected, even if you can’t be face to face on June 21. Start your Anywhere Team now.

The Alzheimer’s Association recognizes that some teams/individuals may have conflicts or challenges with participating on the summer solstice, Wednesday, June 21. As a participant in The Longest Day, you can fundraise and honor those affected by Alzheimer’s in a way, and on a day, that works with your schedule. What will you do?


ABOUT THE LONGEST DAY
The Longest Day is a team event to raise funds and awareness for the Alzheimer’s Association®. Held annually on the summer solstice, the duration of this sunrise-to-sunset event symbolizes the challenging journey of those living with the disease and their caregivers. Teams are encouraged to create their own experience as they fundraise and participate in an activity they love to honor someone facing the disease.

The Longest Day mobile app

21 Feb

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Fundraising on the go has just gotten easier!
You can now download the mobile App for iOS and Android devices. If you’re a registered participant, here’s how it works:

  1. Log in to alz.org/thelongestday
  2. Go to your Participant Center
  3. Scroll down to GET THE APP
  4. You’ll have the option to download it to your mobile device by clicking on the AppStore or GET IT ON Google play.
  5. Once downloaded, you can use it to:
  • Send emails
  • Monitor your fundraising progress
  • Update your personal page
  • And more…

Now you can fundraise, share your pictures and keep everyone up-to-date with what you’re doing to #ENDALZ from anywhere!

Register now to participate in The Longest Day campaign.

The Longest Day – It’s all about love

14 Feb

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The Iota Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. is making it all about LOVE. They participated in various activities from sunrise to sunset to increase awareness about Alzheimer’s disease and raised over $2,600 supporting programming and research to #ENDALZ. Thanks again to The Iota Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. of Norfolk, Virginia for helping to #ENDALZ with their participation in The Longest Day campaign.

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Games with Chesapeake Place Residents

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Teaching – Oral Education for Chesapeake Place Designing Inspirational Cards for those living with Residents

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Gardening – Planting Purple Flowers

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Designing Inspirational Cards for those living with Alzheimer’s disease.

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Sewing – “Little Dresses for Africa”

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“AKA-CISE the Body” – Walk/Jog

Do what you LOVE to fight Alzheimer’s on June 21

Kids can participate in The Longest Day too

7 Feb

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KIDS CAN PARTICIPATE TOO!

Get the kids in your family involved in The Longest Day by helping them set up a lemonade stand. Provide them with a table, pitchers of lemonade, cups and napkins. Let them get creative by encouraging them to make their own signs to attract passersby to their stand. They can either set the price for a cup of lemonade or simply ask for donations. Maybe they can make up small bags of popcorn to sell along with the lemonade. They can set a price for just a cup of lemonade or for a combination of the drink with popcorn.

The kids can even encourage their neighborhood friends to set up their own lemonade stands and create a friendly competition among themselves. Whoever wins the competition by raising the most money might win a movie ticket, maybe gets to pick out their favorite ice cream at the store, or gets out of doing their least favorite household chore for a week. Parents, you may want to help with this part.

Warm weather is just around the corner, so start planning your lemonade stand fundraising activity today!

Register now for The Longest Day