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Spread the word about the Thanksgiving Memory Walk & Run to win

Reaching out to people at the Alzheimer Society of Calgary saved my life. They really understood, and didn’t judge me."

- A caregiver support group member

Spread the word about the Thanksgiving Memory Walk & Run to win

Who knew that your comments and shares on Facebook and Twitter could land you some great payoffs? We need your help to spread the word about the Thanksgiving Memory Walk & Run on October 12, 2014.

What’s in it for you?

Win a Keurig coffee machine and a few special bonus extras! Consider yourself caffeinated for the cold winter ahead. Park it at your house, your office, or re-gift it to a friend. Valued at close to $200.

What do you have to do?

Not much! Just use #YYCALZprep on Facebook or Twitter. Simply share a comment or post a pic showing us what you’re already doing in the days leading up to the walk & run. Each time you share or post, you’re entered to win. Maybe it’s getting your event day outfit ready, eating a healthy post-workout meal or lacing up your sneakers. Whatever it is, we want to see it. And there’s no limit to how many pictures or posts you can submit.

When is the draw?

The random draw will take place at 4:00 pm MST on October 9, 2014. Click here for contest rules and regs.

How are you helping families facing Alzheimer's disease or other dementias?

Part of the battle is all about raising awareness. When you share your thoughts, comments and pics, you’re spreading the word about the walk and run – which helps raise awareness in the community. This encourages other people to join you or donate. And all pledges and donations go directly to helping familiesin Calgary and surrounding area impacted by Alzheimer’s disease.

Here are a few examples of the people you might be helping when you spread the word:

Donna's family

Matthew (a 29-year old caregiver for his mother)

John, who is still caregiving for his wife Evelyn