Your Dollars at Work

Every dollar you raise benefits those affected by Alzheimer’s disease in your community.

The Alzheimer’s Association is a global organization, working to advance care, support and research across the world. From face-to face support to online education programs and promising worldwide research initiatives, the money you raise makes a difference in the lives of those facing Alzheimer’s. The Alzheimer’s Association:

Provides care and support to all those facing Alzheimer’s.

  • Online message boards through ALZConnectedŽ.
  • In-person and virtual support groups, connecting those facing the disease with a network of help in their community.
  • A free nationwide 24/7 Helpline (800.272.3900) offering information and referrals.

Drives research toward treatment, prevention and, ultimately, a cure.

  • Currently investing more than $310 million in over 950 active best-of-field projects in 48 countries.
  • Brings the global research community together to tackle common challenges, such as the first new diagnostic guidelines for Alzheimer’s in 30 years.
  • Drives support for transformational projects such as the Dominantly Inherited Alzheimer Network Trials Unit (DIAN-TU).

Speaks up for the needs and rights of people affected by Alzheimer’s.

  • Accelerated the passage of landmark legislation such as the National Alzheimer's Project Act, which mandated the creation of a national plan to fight Alzheimer's disease.
  • Advanced commitment to Alzheimer’s funding from the federal government. Funding for Alzheimer's and dementia research at the National Institutes of Health is more than $3.5 billion annually, representing a more than seven-fold increase since the passage of the National Alzheimer's Project Act.
  • Recruits advocates nationwide, so that the need for Alzheimer's care, education and research is heard at every level of government.
Use of Funds
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The Alzheimer’s Association exceeds the rigorous standards of America’s most experienced charity evaluator, the Better Business Bureau Wise Giving Alliance. The Association also holds a National Charity Seal from the Alliance.

BBB Accredited Charity