Through a partnership with the Alzheimer’s Association in Chicago, IL, 100 percent of NARFE-member donations go to Alzheimer’s research.
The NARFE-Alzheimer’s National Committee, made up of one member from each of the NARFE’s ten regions, meet each year. With the help of experts from the Alzheimer’s Association, the Committee selects the research projects to fund.
NARFE has funded 83 projects since 1985. By virtue of its contributions to Alzheimer’s research, NARFE is a member of the Alzheimer’s Association’s Zenith Society, which represents the Alzheimer’s Association’s “highest and most involved” level of donors
As of May 2021, cumulative NARFE donations to Alzheimer's Research is $13,870,924. This amount includes the money raised ($65,749) from the NARFE teams participating in the Walk to End Alzheimer's and donations received ($3,780) from the Longest Day in 2020.
Thanks to all of you for your fundraising efforts. Our national goal of $14 million has been extended to December 31, 2022, due to the COVID-19 virus and that many of the chapters are not currently meeting. This was decided at the NARFE Alzheimer’s National Committee Annual Meeting in September 2020.
California Federation donations from our Chapters to Alzheimer's Research for the month of May was $645.
Breaking News: The FDA just approved Aducanumab for the treatment of Alzheimer's Disease. This treatment is not a cure but it is the first ever FDA approved treatment for the underlying biology of Alzheimer's, and not just the symptoms.
The donations have significantly decreased because chapters are not meeting due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Please continue to donate by sending your contribution to your Chapter Alzheimer’s Coordinator or Treasurer. Donations can also be made on-line at https://act.alz.org/site/Donation2?df_id=9443&9443.donation=form1&_ga=2.83762454.1038752795.1599256840-297183105.1544640010. The form in the NARFE Magazine can also be used. Your Federation and Chapter Numbers need to be added to ensure that your chapter receives credit.
NARFE members - please keep up the generous donations and continue contributing at your Chapter meetings! Thank you for your support.
Certificate for Distinguished Service that was presented to the California Federation as 4th Place Highest amounts raised during the period from July 1, 2019-June 30, 2020.
The NARFE CA Federation team walk is on 3 October 2020 in San Diego. You can join the team or donate money at: https://act.alz.org/site/TR/Walk2020/CA-SanDiegoImperial?team_id=607740&pg=team&fr_id=13318
The NARFE CA Federation team participated in the San Diego walk on Saturday, September 21, 2019. The team had ten members who have raised close to $2,000.
Left to right: Jeanette Castor (0004), Dave Southworth (National), Connie Vickers (0004), Barb Leetch (0669), Lu Johnson (0669),
Warren Savage (0669), and the Doll Family (0004) - Bill, Penny, Rick and Merlynne.
Contact Connie Vickers
CSFC Alzheimer's Coordinator
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