Help those living with dementias on GivingTuesday, Dec. 3

 In Community

The Alzheimer Society of Simcoe County is reaching out to the community for support on GivingTuesday, a global giving movement that has been driven by individuals, charities, businesses and communities across Canada and in countries around the world. Just as Black Friday kicks off the holiday shopping season, GivingTuesday is the opening day of the giving season.
GivingTuesday, the global day of generosity, continues to gain traction across the country in its sixth year, with thousands of partner organizations and millions of Canadians expected to take part. Since 2013, GivingTuesday has united millions of Canadians to support and champion the causes they believe in and the communities in which they live.
The impact of GivingTuesday goes well beyond charitable donations, inspiring giving in all its forms. From coast to coast to coast, people are embracing this day as an opportunity to raise money for local charities and non-profits, run food and clothing drives, give blood, encourage kindness, help a neighbour and celebrate generosity.
So far more than 6,500 Canadian charities, businesses and community groups have used GivingTuesday to rally generosity and help make the world a better place in countless ways. Around the globe people are participating in GivingTuesday activities in 150 countries including Australia, Brazil, Kenya, Slovenia, Tanzania, the UK and more.
Help the Alzheimer Society of Simcoe County provide information, education and support to persons living with dementia, and care partners by making a donation, becoming a volunteer, or hosting your own fundraiser. If you choose to hold a fundraising event or campaign in support of the Alzheimer Society of Simcoe County, visit Anything for Alzheimer’s at www.alzgiving.ca/anything for assistance.
Support the Alzheimer Society of Simcoe County on GivingTuesday so that education and support services continue to be available and accessible to over 9,200 people in Simcoe County who are currently living with dementia.
Contact the Alzheimer Society of Simcoe County at 705-722-1066 or visit our website at www.alzheimer.ca/simcoecounty if you wish to make a donation. Your support means so much!

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