Menu

Des Moines Metro Walk to End Alzheimer's

  • 1007 East Grand Avenue | Des Moines, IA 50319
  • Dates: August 24, 2019
  • Location: Iowa State Capital
  • Start/End Time: 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM
  • Price: Fundraiser
  • Overview

    The Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s is the nation’s largest event to raise awareness & funds for Alzheimer’s care, support & research. Alzheimer’s disease is the 6th leading cause of death in the U.nited States, and almost two-thirds of Americans with Alzheimer’s are women. Alzheimer’s is the only cause of death in the top 10 in America that cannot be prevented, cured, or slowed.
    Will you volunteer to help us end Alzheimer’s?
    Your support changes lives locally by enhancing care and support through educational programs and support groups, advancing research as the largest private, nonprofit funder of Alzheimer’s research and advocating for change fighting for critical Alzheimer’s research, prevention and care initiations at the state and federal level.
    The Des Moines walk is Saturday, August 24th in front of the state capital, registration begins at 8:00 am and Opening Ceremonies begin at 9 am.
    T-Shirts and breakfast will be provided at the event.


    Volunteer opportunities are available for individuals or groups who are interested in supporting the event!
    Please use the site below to sign up to be a volunteer!
    https://alzheimersassociationgreateriowachapter1.volunteerlocal.com/volunteer/?id=38147