Walk to End Alzheimer’s in Charlotte Ranked Among Top 30 Walks Nationwide

The Alzheimer’s Association announced that its 2021 Walk to End Alzheimer’s® – Charlotte has been ranked No. 12 in the nation out of the Alzheimer’s Association’s 2021 Top 30 Walks.

The Charlotte Walk earned a spot among this ranking for the first time in 2016 and has gotten increasingly more successful since then, including moving up from a ranking of 17 in 2020. Participants in the 2021 Walk to End Alzheimer’s – Charlotte raised a record-breaking $807,449 to fund Alzheimer’s care, support and research programs. Rankings are earned by overall event revenue, and include walks from over 600 communities nationwide.

“Congratulations to all involved in our Charlotte Walk for their hard work and support in making this a nationally ranked event,” said Katherine L. Lambert, CEO of the Alzheimer’s Association – Western Carolina Chapter. “We appreciate our Walk participants, volunteers, sponsors, staff and the entire North Carolina community for going above and beyond to make our Walks a huge success and to raise critical funds for Alzheimer’s research and local support services.”

On behalf of all those we serve, we can’t thank you enough, North Carolina, for your support of Walk to End Alzheimer’s in 2021. Together, we raised over $2.4 million for Alzheimer’s research care and support. The most ever collectively raised across the state.

Now with 2021 successfully in the books, we are wasting no time getting things rolling for the 2022 season of Walk to End Alzheimer’s. It is never too early to begin. The 2022 Walk dates have been set and walk websites are now live. Ready to mark your calendars and register to get started on your 2022 efforts? Log in or sign up for a walk today.

Walk to End Alzheimer’s 2022 Event Dates:

Alamance County9/24/2022
Guilford County10/15/2022
Henderson County9/24/2022
Iredell CountyTBD
Moore County10/1/2022
Mount Airy09/10/2022
New Bern10/22/2022
Unifour (formerly Hickory)10/29/2022
Triangle (Raleigh-Durham)TBD

Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s®:
The Alzheimer’s Association hosts 17 walks across North Carolina. 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. Since 1989, the Alzheimer’s Association® mobilized millions of Americans in the Alzheimer’s Association Memory Walk®; now the Alzheimer’s Association is continuing to lead the way with Walk to End Alzheimer’s. Together, we can end Alzheimer’s. Your health and safety are our top priorities. We will continue to closely monitor CDC, state and local guidelines to ensure Walk events adhere to the latest recommendations.

Alzheimer’s isn’t stopping and neither are we.

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