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2024 Walk to End Alzheimer's - Detroit, MI

Saturday, November 2, 2024

Campaign Progress
of Goal
$131,737 Raised
13% Achieved




Our Goal

Event Details

7:30am Registration, 9am Opening Ceremony, Walk to Follow

Detroit Zoo
8450 W 10 Mile Rd
Royal Oak, MI 48067

Kim Simecek | Samantha Metzler
248.983.5474 | 248.289.7411
kasimecek@alz.org | sjmetzler@alz.org

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Print a paper registration or donation form

Mobile App

Fundraise on the go by sending emails, monitoring your progress and updating your page.
You can even deposit checks! Learn more about the Walk to End Alzheimer's® mobile app.

Recaude fondos para la caminata enviando correos electrónicos, supervisando su progreso y actualizando su página.
¡Incluso puede depositar cheques! Más información sobre la aplicación móvil de la Walk to End Alzheimer's.

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Is your company looking to sponsor the Detroit Walk for 2024? 

By sponsoring the event, your company can make a difference for families - including your employees and customers - facing the disease now and in the future. 

 Click icon above, fill out the form, and Kim will reach out!
Any questions? Email Kim at kasimecek@alz.org.



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Click to view our 2024 Community Supporters!

Interested in becoming a Detroit Walk to End Alzheimer's Community Supporter? Email Kim Simecek at kasimecek@alz.org for more information.



Important Walker Information



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With the Walk to End Alzheimer's mobile app for iPhone or Android, you can:
- Stay up-to-date on all donations.
- Receive gift notifications on your phone.
- Text family and friends to ask for their support.
- Post your story to social media.
- Update your fundraising page and add a photo from your phone.
- Track your activity and participate in physical challenges.

Download the mobile app today!


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Follow our Facebook, Instagram & Tiktok: @detroitwalk2endalz!


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 Our promise to you: We’re here for you every step of the way!

This guide is meant to help you build your dream team, then set and reach your goals. We’ve got plenty of tips and tools, and your Association staff or volunteer partner is available to support you. Any questions? Contact Sam at sjmetzler@alz.org.

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We can not do what we do every year without our amazing crew of volunteers! There are so many ways to help, big and small. We can always find something that fits for you! If you’re interested in joining our purple family in any way, whether monthly, occasionally, or for a few hours, please contact Sam at sjmetzler@alz.org.



Looking for more resources? Click below...

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Click here to learn more about our programs and services!

Like our helpline (800.272.3900), support groups, education programs, care consultation and more! 



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Alzheimer's Impact Movement

We fight to support Alzheimer's and dementia research funding and advance bipartisan legislation that will have a positive and meaningful impact on people.


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Click here to learn more about Research.



Lastly, don’t forget our 24/7 free helpline is always available at (800) 272-3900. 

Top Fundraisers

  1 -  Self Donor Cathy Grube ($12,795)
  2 -  Self Donor Vito Rosolino ($5,600)
  3 -  Elite Grand Champion Self Donor Carol Thompson ($3,270)
  4 -  Self Donor Lori Kontry ($2,232)
  5 -  Self Donor Kim Simecek ($2,135)
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  1 -  Memory Keepers ($13,220)
  2 -  David's Dream Team ($9,876.33)
  3 -  Milk in the Cupboard ($6,652.53)
  4 -  ANYTIME CARE ($3,770)
  5 -  Lannie's Legacy ($3,552.43)
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  1 - Boozley Bunch ($3,552.43)
  2 - Visiting Angels (NT) ($1,603.04)
  3 - American Seniors Housing Association (NT) ($1,488.72)
  4 - Edward Jones (NT) ($1,382.20)
  5 - Sigma Kappa (NT) ($798.96)
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National Presenting Sponsor:

Edward Jones

National Sponsors:

Biogen Eisai

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National Teams

Diamond Level

Edward Jones
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Platinum Level

Rotarian Action Group
Senior Star
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