Currently, 70,000 British Columbians are living with Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia. With an aging population, this figure is due to double by 2038. However, if we act now, there is hope for better care and support as well as research for an eventual cure. Your fundraising is crucial to the Alzheimer Society of B.C.’s ability to offer continued support services, education and information resources to families impacted by dementia. And while you’re hard at work on supporting a great cause, you’ll be improving your position in the draft.
There are many rewards for your committed fundraising. In 2014, they included:
Social Media is an effective and convenient way to let your network know about your participation in this important event, so don’t forget to share your Hockey journey on Facebook and Twitter.
Remember to tag the Alzheimer Society of B.C. in your posts and use the event hashtag:
Importantly, don’t forget to add your fundraising link to each post. This link can be quite long, so it’s important to shrink down. You can do this easily at Ow.ly.
We have some drafted social media posts you can use.
E-mail is a fantastic way to let your contacts know about your participation is the Scotiabank Hockey for Alzheimer’s tournament.