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Someone once said, "when you love someone with dementia you lose them more and more every day. When you they are diagnosed, when they go through the different stages, when they go into care and when the die".

Alzheimer’s is far reaching. Eddie Albert, Charles Bronson, Glenn Campbell, Sargent Shriver, Jimmy Stewart, Sidney Poitier, Ronald Reagan, Margaret Thatcher, Robin Williams, Casey Kasem, Rosa Parks, Pat Summit, Norman Rockwell, Gordie Howe are just a few of the famous people who suffered from Alzheimer’s or some form of dementia. 

For Gerry’s Kids, our Walk is more personal.  The team is named after Gerry Herold, Mom to several team members.  Edward Goodwin, grandfather to Barbara (Goodwin) Dean. Catherine Dorsey, grandmother of Mindy Geppi.  The list goes on…. and on……. and on. Whether you know one someone personally or recognize one of the many famous people who has dealt with the disease, we have all seen the effect of this disease.

Today 1 in 3 seniors die with Alzheimer’s or some related dementia. It is not just a memory loss, Alzheimer’s kills.  There are more deaths from Alzheimer’s than breast cancer and prostate cancer combined. Deaths from Alzheimer’s have more than doubled between 2000 and today while those from heart disease – the leading cause of death – have decreased.

Alzheimer’s isn’t waiting and neither are we.  We are again stepping and participating in the Walk to End Alzheimer’s. Alzheimer’s is relentless and so are we!!  If you are interested, please join us for the Walk.  The time has come to take this challenge head on. One day we firmly believe we will live in a world where there is an Alzheimer’s survivor. Please join us as we pursue that dream!!

Thank you!


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of Goal
$6,950 Raised
$20,000.00
35% Achieved

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100 Hour Challenge -- matching amount
$1,040
Super Bowl Squares Fundraiser
$1,000
in honor of the Wiloughby Spit gang
$365
Facebook Fundraiser
$300
Dick Dent
$300
Chantilly Lizards
$220
Steve Levi
$200
Anonymous
Dwyer Family
$150
Wendy Hess (matching fundraiser)
$125
Bobby Wilson
$125
Knystautas Family
Anonymous
Joseph Davis
$120
Glenn Lynch
$105
Eddie & Lisa Goodwin
$100
Mindy
Rae White
$100
Facebook Fundraiser
$100
Barbara & Bob Dean
$100
M Susan Garreis
Joseph Herold
$100
For Fran and Bill Redford
$100
Facebook Fundraiser
$100
Facebook Fundraiser
$100
Dale
Facebook Fundraiser
$75
Facebook Fundraiser
$75
Bruce Jones
$75
Facebook Fundraiser
$75
Anonymous (3)
Facebook Fundraiser
$70
Glenn Beckert
$65
Scott A Hilligoss
Facebook Fundraiser
$60
Robin and Denise
$60
Ernie B
$55
Ed C.
$50
Inglisa
$50
Tony George
$50
Anonymous
Facebook Fundraiser
$40
Rodney Thompson
$35
kathy siciliano
$35
Dennise F Orlando
$35
Facebook Fundraiser
$30
Facebook Fundraiser
$25
Annoymous (5)
$25
Donnie K
$25
Facebook Fundraiser
$25
Top Donors
100 Hour Challenge -- matching amount
Super Bowl Squares Fundraiser
in honor of the Wiloughby Spit gang
Facebook Fundraiser
Dick Dent

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