2019 Alzheimer's Walk Raises $32,000... So Far


Last updated 2/19/2020 at 11:55am | View PDF

Participants at this year's Walk to End Alzheimer's enjoy the program before the October 12th walk in Mooney Grove Park.

More than 400 walkers participated in the Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer's on Saturday, October 12, at Mooney Grove Park in Visalia.

"We have raised over $32,000 as a community," said Amanda Valenzuela, development manager of the Alzheimer's Association, Southern California Chapter.

Participants from throughout the South Valley completed a two-mile walk and learned about Alzheimer's disease, advocacy opportunities, clinical studies enrollment, and support programs and services from the Alzheimer's Association.

Those in attendance also took part in a tribute ceremony remembering those affected by Alzheimer's disease.

More than five million Americans are living with Alzheimer's disease, the third leading cause of death in California. and the only disease among the top 10 with causes that cannot be cured, prevented or even slowed.

Walk donations may still be made to: The Alzheimer's Association, 1401 Commercial Way, Suite 210, Bakersfield, CA 93309. Donations received by December 31 will be credited for 2019.

For more information, visit alz.org or call 1-800-272-3900.


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