Organize an Event Benefitting the Alzheimer Society of Montreal!
Do you want to organize an event benefitting the Alzheimer Society of Montreal, but don’t know how to proceed?
Contact the Alzheimer Society of Montreal and tell us about your idea!
Your fundraising activity, whether it is sponsored or not, could be: simple, like a knit-a-thon; daring. like a bungee jump; or related to the cause, like a memory game.
It is always possible to organize a fundraising event, whatever your age and level of physical fitness!
Any activity or event organized for the benefit of the Alzheimer Society of Montreal must first be approved by our team.
For more information and for clarifications, contact Elisabeth Désy: 514-369-0800, Ext. 1205
Here are some examples of third-party fundraising events:
Pointe-Claire Desjardins Half-Marathon and Lachine Bonneville Half-Marathon
The Desjardins Pointe-Claire Half-Marathon and Lachine Bonneville Half-Marathon are races organized by Éric Poulin, François Rochon, and the Courses Ultimes team.
Their beautiful 1 km, 2 km, 5 km, 10 km, and 21 km courses are family-oriented, adapted for all ages and abilities, and welcome almost 3,000 participants per year!
Register for the next edition:
Thank you to Éric, François, and the entire Courses Ultimes team for their support!
#SpikeforALZ by Anthony Beauvillier !
On Saturday, July 13, 2019, New York Islanders forward Anthony Beauvillier held the 2nd edition of #SpikeforALZ: his Spikeball tournament benefitting the Alzheimer Society of Montreal in honour of his grandparents living with dementia.
This year, over $ 28,000 was raised for the Alzheimer Society of Montreal to support Alzheimer’s research: almost 3 times the amount raised in 2018!
A Night to Remember 2.0 – Impact Gala
A Night to Remember 2.0 is a new category of fundraiser, the goal of which is not just to raise funds, but also to inspire others to become leaders of their own movements and spread a message of hope that travels far and has a lasting impact.
On Saturday, Novemeber 10, 2018, the Broady and Gold families organized the 7th edition of A Night to Remember for the benefit of the Alzheimer Society of Montreal. Guests were treated to an oyster bar and cocktail dînatoire with a wide variety of food stations; live music from Mark ‘Second Thought’ Broady, Andria Piperni, and former Boston Bruin Kraig Nienhuis; and much more!
For more information: https://nighttoremember.ca/
Thank you to the Broady and Gold families, as well as their sponsors and suppliers: AEM International, Fednav, Vortex, Bulletproof Logistics & Distribution, The Old Port Fishing Company, M0851.
A special thanks also to Mirella Di Blasio— founder of Lulu Events and emcee of this year’s Impact Gala— and to CHOM 97.7 FM, Global TV, and The Suburban for their support in promoting the event.
Over the past 7 years, A Night to Remember has raised over $ 280,000 for the Alzheimer Society of Montreal.
“You’re Not in this Alone” — Fundraising Supper
For years, Maria Di Giovanni has organized a fundraising supper in honour of her husband, Stefano Di Giovanni, who was diagnosed with frontotemporal dementia in 2007.
This year, the Di Giovanni family has been joined by the Iacono family in their efforts to raise awareness about the reality of Alzheimer’s for people living with the disease and their families. Last year, the Iacono’s matriarch was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, which inspired the family to increase their involvement with “You’re Not in this Alone.”
For more information about “You’re Not in this Alone”:
Trivia Brunch at the Olympia DDO!!
On Sunday, June 2, 2019, a trivia brunch was held in Dollard-des-Ormeaux to raise funds for the Alzheimer Society of Montreal!
Thank you to Mariam, Andreea, Mariya, and their friends for organizing breakfast and lunch buffets, a trivia quiz played on Kahoot, a raffle with wonderful prizes, and more!
Cleaning for the Cause!
To celebrate his 25 years of dental practice in Montreal, Dr. Elie Stephan will contribute 5% of revenues from cleanings to different non-profit organizations every month in 2018!
Since January is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month in Canada, Dr. Stephan donated the $ 1,268 raised in January to the Alzheimer Society of Montreal!
Thank you, Dr. Stephan, for this original fundraising initiative!
Une soirée pour la Société
On Thursday, January 25, 2018, Clémence Verreault-Paquin, a student at Pensionnat du Saint-Nom-de-Marie, organized a fundraising evening for the benefit of the Alzheimer Society of Montreal!
Participants gathered at Gallery Gora to enjoy live music, wine, hors d’oeuvres, and a silent auction for a number or prizes, including: artwork by Michèle Tremblay, tickets to a Montreal Canadiens game, a hockey stick signed by Montreal Canadiens Legends, and a Lise Waitier gift basket.
Clémence and her guests raised $ 8,485 for the Alzheimer Society of Montreal. Thank you, Clémence, for your initiative and your hard work!
Other ways to contribute:
Volunteer!Volunteers play a key role at the Alzheimer Society of Montreal. They help us to enhance the lives of Montrealers living with dementia and those of their families.
Volunteers are people who, like you, want to make a difference!
Organize a Fundraiser!Your fundraising activity, whether it is sponsored or not, does not have to be complicated.
It is always possible to organize a fundraising event, whatever your age and level of physical fitness.