Donation to Alzheimer Society Will Get You a Cup of Coffee

Donation to Alzheimer Society Will Get You a Cup of Coffee

By Tyler Sutherland

Alzheimer Society of ManitobaTo mark World Alzheimer’s Month in September, staff with the Alzheimer Society of Manitoba will be in place today in Winnipeg Square collecting donations.

Today also happens to be National Coffee Break Day, where a donation to the society will get you a coffee and a treat.

From 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., you can get your cup of joe beside Scotiabank in the underground concourse.

“Every three seconds, someone in the world develops dementia. World Alzheimer’s Month brings awareness to the support and resources offered by the Alzheimer Society,” said CEO Wendy Schettler.

The globally coordinated awareness month sends a strong message to governments and policy makers, alerting them to the fact that dementia is an important health issue with serious implications on services and health systems around the world as the population grows older.

Alternatively, you can make a $5 donation to the Alzheimer Society by texting COFFEE to 45678.

Advertisements


Pssst, while you're here...
ChrisD.ca is Winnipeg's only independent digital news outlet, producing reliable journalism and localized content since 2007. As we grow as a company, so do our expenses into creating the news, sports and entertainment coverage you've come to expect from us. We ask that if you enjoyed reading this article that you consider making a small donation towards our efforts. It would be greatly appreciated in helping us reinvest to expand our reach and hire additional freelance reporters and photographers. Thank you!

Support ChrisD.ca ?

Sports Highlights

Comments

comments

logo