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We have raised


Our Goal

Campaign Progress
of Goal
$844,152 Raised
94% Achieved

Thank you to our 2018 champions, teams, walkers, donors and sponsors! Registration is closed, but fundraising is still open!
All donations made through the end of the year will benefit the 2018 Walk.

Event Details

Registration at 7:00 a.m.
Ceremony at 8:30 a.m.
Walk at 8:50 a.m.

Route Length: 1.8 Miles, Short Loop & Wheelchairs available

Detroit Zoo
8450 W. 10 Mile Rd.
Royal Oak, MI 48067
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Kyle Amanda Leonard

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Our Sponsors

National Presenting Sponsor

Edward Jones

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National Teams

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Platinum Level

Senior Star
Sigma Kappa

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Top Fundraisers

  1 -  Grand Champions Club Self Donor Cathy Grube ($36,038.85)
  2 -  Grand Champions Club Self Donor Lori Kontry ($19,408.00)
  3 -  Grand Champions Club Self Donor Jacqueline Kontry ($13,510.00)
  4 -  Grand Champions Club Self Donor Kim Simecek ($9,740.00)
  5 -  Grand Champions Club Self Donor Jean Barnas Haratsaris ($6,320.10)
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  1 -  David's Dream team ($48,510.33)
  2 -  Memory Keepers ($38,803.85)
  3 -  Main Office ($20,144.08)
  4 -  Real Estate One ($18,131.00)
  5 -  Sunrise of Troy ($12,145.00)
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  1 - Waltonwood Senior Living/Singh Management ($35,066.03)
  2 - Sunrise Senior Living ($32,088.75)
  3 - Real Estate One ($20,486.00)
  4 - Alzheimer's Association - Greater Michigan Chapter ($18,401.89)
  5 - Blue Cross Blue Shield of MI ($13,841.13)
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News and Announcements

Walk day is over but fundraising is open until December 31st!

Need fundraising supplies? Let us know!

Are pets, strollers, wagons, wheelchairs, bicycles and skates allowed on Walk day? 
The Detroit Zoo does allow strollers and wagons, but for everyone’s safety, please no skateboards, bicycles, inline skates and wheelie footwear. No animals are allowed on Detroit Zoo property.
 *Rental - The Detroit Zoo does offer stroller, wagon, and wheelchair rental for a fee

What happens if it rains? 
Walk is a rain or shine event. However, in the case of severe weather, we will cancel. If this is the case, we will update our Walk homepage on or before the morning of the event.

 Did you know?
You can spend the entire day at the Detroit Zoo after the walk for no charge! We do encourage everyone to fundraise $25 for Alzheimer’s care, support and research.

Feeling Hungry?
Located just a couple blocks from the Oakland Community College Parking Garage, Lily’s Seafood is offering a Dine-to-Donate event! Open from 9am to 11pm; tell them you are there to support the Walk to End Alzheimer’s. Located at 410 S Washington Ave, Royal Oak.

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