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2017 Knoxville Alzheimer's Tennessee Walk
Help us reach our goal of $253,760

$260,158 raised so far,   CONGRATULATIONS!

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REGISTER TODAY! Sign up to WALK, volunteer or donate. 
It’s easy to get started! Just click one of the buttons above, and follow the instructions. In just a few minutes you’ll be registered and ready to start FUNdraising! (See Friends and Family Letter to share below.)

Team Up!

Any number of people can make a Walk Team. Invite family members, friends, colleagues, church members to join you. Maybe each of them can invite 3 people to walk on your team.

See Upcoming TEAM FUNdraisers HERE

Download/View Helpful Forms HERE: 

View Complete Event Brochure HERE

Click HERE for Online Registration Tips

View/Print Paper Registration Form HERE

Turning in money? Print Contribution Form   (Please include a contribution form with all cash and check donations submitted before, at, and after the event, so we know which walker and team to credit.)

WHO:

Participants, Volunteers, & Donors from Knox, Claiborne, Grainger, and Union Counties and beyond!


PURPOSE

TO SUPPORT THOSE LIVING WITH ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE 

There’s only one Knoxville Alzheimer's WALK from which 100% of the donations benefit Tennesseans. Alzheimer’s Tennessee is an independent, 501c3 not-for-profit organization that has been in the community for more than 30 years serving those facing Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias, promoting brain health through education, and championing research, global prevention and treatment efforts.


THE WALK:

The event itself is a SUNDAY afternoon filled with celebration!

Participants find LIVE musical entertainment, FREE food, door prizes, and fun for all ages. Even pets are included! The WALK is optional, and participants may choose a shorter, symbolic route or longer greenway route that measures approximately 1½ miles.

Most donations are secured prior to the WALK and turned in on or before the day of the WALK.

Pre-registered WALKers who raise $50 will qualify for a t-shirt (distributed to eligible WALKers at the WALK). More incentives are available for WALKers who raise $100, $200 or more.

Participants may continue turning in funds for at least 30 days following the event. Final fundraising totals will determine Top Prize winners who are recognized, along with Corporate Sponsors, at an Appreciation Lunch.

Reminder: Please include a contribution formwith all donations mailed or delivered to Alzheimer's Tennessee so we know which walker and team to credit.

University of Tennessee Gardens, 2518 Jacob Drive (off Neyland Drive)

2 pm Registration opens - Plus team photos, music, food, kids & pet fun begin!

2:30 pm  Opening Ceremonies Begin with door prizes & pre-WALK contests

3:30 pm  WALK Ribbon Cutting & Start

4:30 pm Walk Ends


FAMILY and FRIENDS

Alzheimer's Tennessee invites you to reach out to your family and friends to make your FUNDrasing even more successful. Please click the link below to download an informative letter that will help you connect to potential donors among your family and friends.

2017 Family and Friends Letter

After you have downloaded the file, open it and print a copy for each of the friends and family members you would like to contact. Then, add a personal note if you want to and share it!

HONOR A LOVED ONE

New this year, Submit a name and photo to be added to the Starting Line Banner carried by our Champions at the front of the WALK. We'll walk for you and for them. Pay Tribute to a loved one or caregiver (and consider making a donation in their honor) by sending a photo with their name and yours to:

KnoxWalk@TNalz.org

or to:

Starting Line Banner

c/o Alzheimer's Tennessee

5801 Kingston Pike

Knoxville, TN 37919

INFORMATION:

Kay Watson, kay.watson@TNalz.org, Director of Development

Amanda Armstrong, amanda.armstrong@TNalz.org, Development Specialist

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