Frequently Asked Questions

How do I form a team?
Forming a Walk team is easy! From the homepage of the event, click "Register."  If you're a new participant, click "Start a Team." You will automatically become the team captain for your team. Then, ask friends, family and coworkers to join your team and the fight against Alzheimer’s.  If you are a returning participant, log in with your username and password, then chose to start a team.

What responsibilities does a team captain have?
Team captains are the heart of our events. As a team captain, you recruit your team of family, friends and coworkers, help them fundraise, keep them motivated and have fun fighting for a great cause in the process. You will also have access to a team fundraising web page and numerous tools to make your team a success.

How do I start fundraising?
The best fundraising efforts start by sharing your personal story about why you're participating in this event. You can share your story on your personal fundraising page by logging in to your participant center. Once your page is updated, share it with friends, family, and coworkers via email, social networking, and word of mouth. 

Where does the money go?
The funds raised through this event benefit the care, support and research efforts of the Alzheimer’s Association. See this page for more information on our fundraising standards.

How is the money collected?
Submitting donations to the Alzheimer’s Association is quick and easy.  Donations can be made online, by submitting a check or money order by mail and hand-delivering cash, checks or money orders to your local Chapter.