Cure Alzheimer's Fund has raised over $33 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.
Still Alice is a New York Times bestselling novel by author Lisa Genova. The book has brought the reality of Alzheimer's to life for thousands of readers. Now, Lisa would like to ask readers to contribute to Alzheimer's research and make a difference in the search for a cure.
A.J. Jacobs is a bestselling author and the founder of the Global Family Reunion, an event inspired by Jacobs' discovery of online genealogy services and his own countless connections to strangers across the globe.
To celebrate the eleventh season of the medical drama Grey’s Anatomy, fans of the show are hoping to raise $11,000 for research towards a cure for Alzheimer’s.
Alan Arnette is a veteran mountain climber and dedicated Alzheimer's advocate. This year he's taking on K2, one of the world's toughest mountains, to help fund a cure for Alzheimer's.
Watching our incredibly fit mother struggle with early onset dementia has been the most difficult thing my brother and I have ever had to endure. This is why we've chosen to set up a charity in our mother's name.
Gail Matthews cared for her husband, Glenn, who suffered from Alzheimer's, for over seven years. Looking for support, she read nearly every book she could find about caregiving. But she couldn't find any that offered what she really needed - hope.
Charles W. Collier is a retired senior philanthropic advisor at Harvard University. In 2008, he was diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer’s disease. Since then, Charlie has made it his mission to speak publicly about Alzheimer’s and give others the courage to do the same. Along with his partner Susan Stover, he has presented “The Ups and Downs of Living With Alzheimer’s,” a moving and highly personal talk about the realities of living with the disease, in both Boston and Florida.
Songwriter and performer Jonatha Brooke raised money for Alzheimer's research through her musical play and album “My Mother Has 4 Noses.”
When Charline Kim of Los Angeles turned 27 on Feb. 28, 2014, she asked her friends to make a donation to Cure Alzheimer’s Fund to support her grandma, who has the disease.