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 78 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 February 2020, cumulative NARFE donations to Alzheimer's Research is $13,501,103.  This amount includes the money raised ($75,684) from the NARFE teams participating in the 2019 Walk to End Alzheimer's ($74,881) and also donations received from the Longest Day ($803).  Thanks to all of you for your fundraising efforts.  We are working our way towards our new goal of $14 million by the end of 2020.
California Federation donations from our Chapters to Alzheimer's Research for the month of February was $995.
Walk to End Alzheimer’s.  The NARFE goal for the 2019 walks was $100,000 of which $74,881 was raised.  Over the past four years, NARFE members nationwide have raised over $300,000 for the Walk.  Congratulations to the Team NARFE CA Federation for raising $2,371 for the walk placing the team in 7thplace nationwide.  This would be a great time to discuss your Chapter’s plan to participate in the 2020 walks.  Teams can be registered at and donations can be made through December 2020.   
NARFE members - please keep up the generous donations and continue contributing at your Chapter meetings! Thank you for your support.

NARFE Region VIII Alzheimer's Report for February 2020

NARFE Region VIII Alzheimer's Report for January 2020

NARFE Region VIII Alzheimer's Report for December 2019

NARFE Region VIII Alzheimer's Report for November 2019

NARFE Region VIII Alzheimer's Report for October 2019


Research Projects Sponsored by NARFE Through 2019


Region VIII 2020 Alzheimer's Walks
Aptos, CA September 26, 2020 Riverside, CA September 27, 2020
Bakersfield, CA October 17, 2020 Rohnert Park, CA October 10, 2020
Chico, CA October 10, 2020 San Clemente, CA October 11, 2020
El Centro, CA November 7, 2020 San Diego, CA October 3, 2020
Eureka, CA October 10, 2020 San Francisco, CA November 7, 2020
Fresno, CA Date: TBD San Jose, CA October 17, 2020
Hermosa Beach, CA September 26, 2020 San Luis Obispo, CA October 31, 2020
Huntington Beach, CA October 3, 2020 San Marcos, CA October 10, 2020
Irvine, CA September 26, 2020 San Ramon, CA October 24, 2020
Long Beach, CA October 10, 2020 Santa Barbara, CA November 7, 2020
Los Angeles, CA November 7, 2020 Santa Clarita, CA October 3, 2020
Menifee, CA October 4, 2020 Santa Maria, CA September 26, 2020
Merced, CA October 3, 2020 Santa Monica, CA September 12, 2020
Modesto, CA September 12, 2020 Stockton, CA October 17, 2020
Monterey, CA October 17, 2020 Suisun City, CA Date: TBD
Ontario, CA October 17, 2020 Van Nuys, CA October 18, 2020
Oxnard, CA Date: TBD Visalia, CA October 3, 2020
Palm Desert, CA November 14, 2020 West Sacramento, CA September 26, 2020
Pasadena, CA Date: TBD Westlake Village, CA Date: TBD
Redding, CA September 26, 2020 Yountville, CA September 12, 2020
Ridgecrest, CA October 24, 2020 Yuba City, CA September 12, 2020

The NARFE CA Federation team walk is on 3 October 2020 in San Diego.  You can join the team or donate money at:


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.


At FEDcon18, the CA Federation was awarded a certificate for third place on Alzheimer's Contributions - $18,699.04



Contact Connie Vickers
CSFC Alzheimer's Coordinator

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