Our Heroes

Cure Alzheimer's Fund has raised over $50 million for Alzheimer's disease research — and we couldn't have done it without the support of amazing individuals like the ones featured here. Our Heroes are fundraising for us all over the globe by organizing everything from races to tournaments to concerts to benefit Cure Alzheimer's Fund.

Remember When

The Remember When team is so excited to be able to present this musical fundraiser event in the Boston area to help Cure Alzheimer’s Fund (CAF) provide grants for promi

Wendy Hinden

Meet my mom, Ruthi.  I am one of her 4 children.  Ruthi was an active, fun-loving woman who loved to dance, travel and was very interested in Archaeology.  She loved politics and was charitable.

Mongol Musketeers

There are three necessities for undertaking a rally across 12,000 miles of tarmac, mountains, desert and steppe:

·      An intrepid and inquisitive companion, to share the joys and burdens of the journey.

·      A valiant steed (or car) to carry you along the way.

Rebecca Carter and Kyle Fitzpatrick

In lieu of a traditional wedding registry, we are encouraging our friends and family to support a cause that is near and dear to their heart.

Running Road Trip

The Running Road Trip is a team of four recent college graduates who will be spending their summer raising money to fight Alzheimer's disease.

Ride to Freedom VI

Year 6 of the Ride to Freedom, otherwise known as "RTF VI: Adding Another Thumb," brings with it another chance to ride with good friends and donate to a good cause. This year, contributions are being made to the Cure Alzheimer's Fund, a non-profit organization dedicated to funding research with the highest probability of preventing, slowing or reversing Alzheimer's disease. Fully 100% of funds raised by Cure Alzheimer’s Fund go directly to research.

Josh Boehm and Alexis Danneman

Dear friends and family,

Level Best

My husband Kelley and I have been a part of the acoustic music scene in Southern Illinois since the 1980s, as members of several bluegrass bands. Kelley, an accomplished guitar flat-picker, was diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer's disease in 2014, secondary to a severe Rocky Mountain spotted fever infection (a tick-borne illness). As his condition has progressed, we felt compelled to record a sort of bucket list project, celebrating the many fine people we have come to know as a result of our musical endeavors.

Northbridge Companies

The Northbridge Companies, a New England-based senior living provider, held a reception to celebrate its 2016 fund drive for Cure Alzheimer’s Fund. “This cause is very close to our hearts,” said Wendy Nowokunski, president of the Northbridge Companies.

Jog Your Memory Board

The Needham, Massachusetts-based Jog Your Memory Board (Jess and Bob Rice, Dick Caley, Michelle Vitagliano Taranto, Michelle Schmidt and Harry Stants) holds an annual 5K run and 2-mile walk to raise money to eradicate Alzheimer’s disease.


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