Why I Walk -
Walk to End Alzheimer's Stories
Stories are gifts. Share them!
That's why we've started the "Why I Walk" page
on our Chapter website.
This is your forum for sharing your "Why I
We all have our reasons. Below you will find
quotes as well as stories from
Walk to End Alzheimer's™
Mothers, brothers, daughters, frontline
caregivers, neighbors, volunteers – all with a common purpose of
raising awareness about Alzheimer's and related dementias as well as
raising funds for care, support and research.
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Share Your Story!
"Two years ago, I began walking as part of
our company team…now it's more personal. My mother has Alzheimer's.
We are all walking to help find a cure."
-- Pacific Northwest (Seattle) Walk participant
"I walk in memory of my Dad, for whom I was
caregiver until he passed of Alzheimer's in June 2008. Last year,
the Walk happened to be held on Dad's birthday, which attracted
family members, and it was a kind of like a birthday party for him!"
-- South Sound (Tacoma) Walk participant
Why I Walk Stories
Your Story: if you have a story you'd
like to share, please submit it to Becca Verda, Communications and
Outreach Coordinator at
firstname.lastname@example.org. Include your contact information (name,
email address, and phone number) and any pictures you would like