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2023 Walk to End Alzheimer's - Detroit, MI

Saturday, October 28, 2023

Campaign Progress
of Goal
$563,892 Raised
61% Achieved




Our Goal

Event Details

Registration: 7:30 am Opening Ceremony: 9 am Walk immediately to follow

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

Brian Dilworth / Samantha Metzler
248.983.5474 / 248.289.7411
btdilworth@alz.org / sjmetzler@alz.org

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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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News and Announcements

2023 Walk season is HERE! 

If you haven’t already, join our local Detroit Walk to End Alzheimer's Facebook group for the most up to date news, announcements, resources and community!

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Is your company looking to sponsor the Detroit Walk? Click below, fill out the form, and Brian or Sam will reach out! 

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Volunteers Welcomed!

We couldn’t do everything 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 or occasionally or no commitment at all, please contact Samantha at sjmetzler@alz.org or you can click the picutre below & fill out the survey!



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


Reflecting on 2022

This past year was an incredible year to see come together. You did an amazing job bringing your teams together for a turnout of over 4,700 people, fundraising a little over $822,000 and turning the Detroit Zoo purple! Detroit Walk was #16 in the nation for 2022 thanks to all of YOU! Check out this video of photos put together from professional photos from Photography by Mari. THANK YOU for an amazing season!

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Top Fundraisers

  1 -  Self Donor Dr Danyetta Foster ($75,900)
  2 -  Self Donor Joe Zago ($47,000)
  3 -  Self Donor Lori Kontry ($15,910.84)
  4 -  Self Donor Tina Battle ($12,025)
  5 -  Self Donor Cathy Grube ($8,000)
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  1 -  FosterBarron ($89,300)
  2 -  The Carpet Guys ($52,060)
  3 -  David's Dream team ($33,755.17)
  4 -  Legacy Walkers ($18,513.63)
  5 -  Sandy's Squad ($9,742.46)
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  1 - The Carpet Guys ($52,060)
  2 - Edward Jones ($9,373.97)
  3 - Visiting Angels ($5,687)
  4 - Sunrise Senior Living ($4,358.10)
  5 - Optalis Healthcare ($4,061.05)
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National Presenting Sponsor:

Edward Jones

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National Teams

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