- YPAAW April Mix, Mingle, Connect!
Join YPAAW as we mix, mingle, and connect at Cultivate Coffee & TapHouse in Ypsi! Meet other young people interested in ending Alzheimer's disease, and learn about our upcoming fundraising and advocacy events.
- YPAAW Carols for a Cause
The holiday season is right around the corner and we want you to join YPAAW as we sing and bring Christmas carols to our community. We will be Caroling For A Cause at Hillside Terrace Retirement Community on Thursday, December 13th - we'll gather at 5:45 p.m. and then sing for residents at 6 and 6:30 p.m. No musical experience necessary!
- Let's Give Thanks Mix and Mingle
During National Family Caregivers Month, we recognize the challenges family caregivers face when their loved ones need Caregiving Around the Clock! You're not invisible. We see you. We thank you. We celebrate you! We invite to join us on Thursday, November 15th at 5:30pm at Cultivate Coffee & TapHouse as we create thank you cards for our local caregivers. No artistic skills? No worries! Feel free to enjoy a drink and mix and mingle with us! November is National Family Caregivers Month. This is a time to celebrate the contribution of those volunteer friends and family members who support a loved one with their health or managing a disability. We’re thankful for the contributions of the more than 44 million Americans who care for a family member, friend, or neighbor. Join us as we celebrate the contribution of caregivers and find better ways to support them as they care. To learn more about Alzheimer's disease and the Alzheimer's Association please head to https://www.alz.org/mglc #ENDALZ
- YPAAW Walk to End Alzheimer's Mix and Mingle
Join us at Ann Arbor Distilling Company to celebrate our successes and thank all of our walkers, volunteers, donors, and supporters of this years Walk to End Alzheimer's! Ann Arbor Distilling Company will be featuring a special YPAAW cocktail Drink that when purchased will giveback to the A2Y Walk to End Alzheimer's. Come out and Dine, Drink, and Celebrate YPAAW's mission of a World Without Alzheimer's! See you Soon! Can't make it? You can still join the fight for Alzheimer's first survivor by giving the gift of hope at the link below. http://act.alz.org/site/TR/Walk2018/MI-MichiganGreatLakes?team_id=459162&pg=team&fr_id=11295 Ann Arbor Distilling Company: https://www.annarbordistilling.com/ Held annually in more than 600 communities nationwide, Walk to End Alzheimer’s is the world’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support, and research. When you participate in Walk, your fundraising dollars fuel our mission, and your participation in the event helps to change the level of Alzheimer’s awareness in your community. #Walk2EndAlz #EndALZ #ShowYourPurple
- 2018 A2Y Walk to End Alzheimer's
Held annually in more than 600 communities nationwide, the Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s® is the world’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research. This inspiring event calls on participants of all ages and abilities to reclaim the future for millions! Join our YPAAW team: https://act.alz.org/site/TRR/Walk2018/MI-MichiganGreatLakes/2125021516?pg=ptype&fr_id=11295 When you participate in Walk, your fundraising dollars fuel our mission, and your participation in the event helps to change the level of Alzheimer’s awareness in your community. The Alzheimer’s Association provides free, easy-to-use tools and staff support to help participants reach their fundraising goal. While there is no fee to register, we encourage participants to fundraise in order to contribute to the cause and raise awareness.
- RivALZ 2018 Football Game
Due to weather conditions, we have MOVED our RivALZ game to NOON! With the new start times and holding halftime and closing ceremonies at our after party location, we should be able to run the full game. They say there’s no such thing as bad weather – only unsuitable clothing. Please prepare for rain or shine! Join us for RivALZ 2018! Donate: michiganrivalz.com 11 am - Family-friendly tailgate with food and community vendors, face painting, and games for the whole family. 12 pm - Game Time! Mirroring the rivalry between UofM and MSU, "RivALZ" from both communities will raise money and then face off in a fierce but friendly female flag football game to raise money for Alzheimer's! Our PLAYERS... are women who have been fundraising for months and practicing some big plays. Our CHEERLEADERS... have a special love for the fight against Alzheimer's, especially the guys who will wear purple tutus as they cheer on the sidelines And YOU... our SPECTATORS... are invited to join us for a fun day for a good cause! Everyone is welcome to join us for our 2nd annual Michigan RivALZ! • Important to know Please be aware that Forest Akers Trust Practice Complex is located on Munn Field by Ralph Young Field. DO NOT go to the golf courses. There are two convenient options for parking on game day: Lot 61 or Lot 79 on MSU's campus!
- Team Michigan Awesome One Day Only Fundraisers
RAISE MONEY WHILE SPREADING YOUR LOVE FOR MICHIGAN! RivALZ Team Michigan is giving you TWO Awesome ways to giveback and help us Tackle Alzheimer's on Wednesday, May 9th! Buffalo Wild Wings is showing their support of the Alzheimer's Association and is donating 20% of purchases ALL DAY accompanied by the certificate below to Team Michigan and the Alzheimer's Association, Michigan Great Lakes Chapter. This includes Dine-In or Carry-Out orders. In the evening, from 5:30-8:00pm meet Team Michigan and RivALZ volunteers! All Day on May 9th ONLY when you shop with Michigan Awesome (https://www.michiganawesome.com/discount/RivALZ) 25% of EVERY purchase using CODE: RivALZ at check out will be donated back to MIRivALZ and the Alzheimer's Association RivALZ is a volunteer-driven event that engages young professionals from Ann Arbor and East Lansing in friendly but fierce flag football game to inspire fundraising, awareness and action in the fight against Alzheimer's. MAKE EVERY BITE COUNT- EAT WINGS. RAISE FUNDS
- RivALZ Team Michigan Workout Fundraiser
Applied Fitness Solutions will be hosting a charity weight loss solutions class to benefit RivALZ Team Michigan. Michigan RivALZ is an event where two teams of women, divided to reflect the age old rival of Michigan versus Michigan State, compete in a flag football game to inspire fundraising, awareness and action in the fight against Alzheimer's disease. All money raised will be donated to the Alzheimer's Association, Michigan Great Lakes Chapter to fund Alzheimer's research, care, and support so we can fight back against the nation's 6th leading cause of death. Come support the ladies of Team Michigan and the Alzheimer's Association while enjoying a fabulous workout! AFS workout: this is a 1 hour circuit training class that can be modified to any fitness level. All ages welcome! Please arrive early to sign a waiver. No sign-up or tickets required but PLEASE respond whether you are attending on this event page so we can get a relative head count. A suggested donation of $5 or more can be donated at the door. Disclaimer: awesome music will be played. Michigan RivALZ will take place on May 19 at Forest Akers Trust Practice Field in East Lansing. We are still looking for players, refs, volunteers, and supporters! To attend, purchase tickets here: http://act.alz.org/site/TR?fr_id=10955&pg=entry For more info on RivALZ, please visit: michiganrivalz.com GO BLUE!
- Mix. Mingle. & Connect FUNdraiser
Join YPAAW for our Spring Mix. Mingle & Connect at HOMES Brewery in Ann Arbor (http://www.homesbrewery.com/) This is an easy way to meet other awesome Young Professionals and Support our mission to #ENDALZ HOMES will be featuring a Charity Tap Beer that will donate back to the Alzheimer's Association, Michigan Great Lakes Chapter & MI RivALZ The Charity Tap will be available ALL DAY for the giveback but our Mix and Mingle will be from 5:30-7:30pm Michigan RivALZ will take place on May 19th at Forest Akers Golf Courses @ Michigan State University, Michigan RivALZ, where two teams divided to reflect the age old rivalry of Michigan versus Michigan State compete in a flag football game to inspire fundraising, awareness and action in the Fight Against Alzheimer's. To learn more about MIRivALZ or to Sign up to Play : www.michiganrivalz.com This event is FREE to all Young Professionals! Cash Bar
- Euchre Night (Proceeds benefit MIRivALZ and the Alzheimer's Association)
• What we'll do On March 22, YPAAW is going to fight for the 5 million Americans living with Alzheimer's disease, by playing euchre in their honor. Our goal is to raise funds for Team Michigan of MI RivALZ taking place on May 19, 2018 at Forest Akers Golf Course -- these funds will help provide care and support for families in our area, and hopefully one day, a cure for Alzheimer's. Please join us for a night of Euchre, food, laughter and prizes at Conor O'Neills in Ann Arbor on Thursday, 3/22 from 7-9PM. A CHANCE to WIN: *$50 Gift Card to Arbor Brewing Company *Michigan Craft Beer Basket from Baskets by Mary *$35 Gift Card to Zingerman's Roadhouse *Staycation Basket including 1 night stay at Hampton by Hilton, a bottle of wine, and late night snacks. *9Round Ann Arbor Gift Basket including Boxing Gloves and a 1 Month Membership *$50 Gift Card to Main Street Area Ann Arbor *The Michigan Theater Night Out Package including 2 Movie Passes, 2 Medium Drinks, and a Large Popcorn *$75 Gift Card to Tiny Buddha Yoga Basket including a Variety of Hot Sauces To Register: http://act.alz.org/goto/YPAAWEuchre *simply make a suggested $40 donation to the MI RivALZ Fundraising Page (Name of page: Samantha West) Your name will be added to the list. Let's enjoy a night where we make new memories together and help save those of the ones we love. **If you would like to donate an item for this event please contact Samantha West: [masked]