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About: Alzheimer’s Association RivALZ is a series of volunteer-driven flag football games that engage young professional women in events across the country. As part of the competition, teams are organized around rivalries to inspire fundraising, awareness and action in the fight against Alzheimer’s and all other dementia. This national flag football fundraising program brings together passionate young professionals to raise funds and awareness for the care, support and research efforts of the Alzheimer’s Association.
Objective: To engage a new generation in raising awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research.
When does RivALZ occur? RivALZ games are held year-round. Schedules and game days are determined locally.
What does RivALZ support? RivALZ supports the Alzheimer’s Association and its mission to eliminate Alzheimer’s and all other dementia through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health.
ABOUT THE ALZHEIMER'S ASSOCIATION The Alzheimer’s Association® is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer’s care, support and research. Founded in 1980 by a group of family caregivers and individuals interested in research, the Association includes our home office in Chicago, a public policy office in Washington, D.C. and a presence in communities across the country. An estimated 55 million people worldwide are living with dementia. In the United States alone, more than 6 million have Alzheimer’s, and over 11 million are providing unpaid care. The Association addresses this crisis by providing education and support to the millions who face dementia every day, while advancing critical research toward methods of treatment, prevention and, ultimately, a cure.
Take the first step today by finding an event near you. Once you register, you will have access to a wide range of tools and support through your Participant Center, ensuring a rewarding experience that will help you succeed in the fight to end Alzheimer’s!