Alzheimer's disease touches everyone. In the Big Bend alone over 4000 families are affected. Every seventy seconds someone is diagnosed with the disease. If you don’t know someone who has been touched by Alzheimer’s, you will. We want to be there to help, but in order to do so, Alzheimer’s Project, Inc. needs your help.
Begun as a mission of Saint Paul’s United Methodist Church in 1991, Alzheimer’s Project, Inc. became an independently funded agency in 2002 and a United Way of the Big Bend agency in 2007. Depending on grants and private donations, we provide all services free of charge to our clients. All funds raised stay local and help support families in need.
Alzheimer’s Project, Inc. is a tax exempt organization under section 501 C(3), U.S. Tax Code. A COPY OF THE OFFICIAL REGISTRATION AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE DIVISION OF CONSUMER SERVICES BY CALLING TOLL-FREE (800-435-7352) WITHIN THE STATE. REGISTRATION DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL, OR RECOMMENDATION BY THE STATE. You can also visit www.freshfromflorida.com for further information. Alzheimer’s Project, Inc. Registration #CH4563.Tax ID # 59-3163907.
Online Donations- You can now make your contribution to Alzheimer's Project, Inc. online through Pay Pal. This is a free and secure internet website. An acknowledgement will be sent to you as soon as it has been received. Please type in the description of the donation (e.g. Memorial contribution for John Doe, General donation, etc., then type in the donation amount, and click update.
Cash and Check Donations- If you are uncomfortable making a donation online, Alzheimer's Project, Inc.
accepts cash and check donations via mail. Please mail your contribution to: 301 East Tharpe Street,
Tallahassee, FL 32303. Donations can be:
Individual Gift: Your individual gift will help ensure continuity of the services Alzheimer's Project, Inc. provides to the
Memorial Gift- When someone close to us passes away we want to express our sympathy to the family for their loss.
Take the opportunity to express your sympathy and at the same time help Alzheimer's Project, Inc. carry out its mission.
We gladly send cards of acknowledgement to the person(s) you specify.
Tribute Gift- You can make a contribution to Alzheimer's Project, Inc. in honor of someone on a special occasion such as
their birthday, anniversary or holiday. When you include the contact information for the person to whom you are giving
tribute, a card acknowledging your gift will be sent to them.
Non-Cash Gift Opportunities- Many opportunities exist for charitable giving in lieu of cash donations. These
donations usually are tax deductible and include:
In-Kind Donations: Donations of miscellaneous office supplies including copy paper, toilet paper, paper towels,
garbage bags, paper plates, cups, boxes of No.10 white envelopes, white address labels (Avery 5160) help
reduce our overhead expenses.
- Securities- Gifts of appreciated securities (stocks, bonds, and stock in closely held companies).
- Bequest- Through a Will, you may designate a percentage of your estate or a specific dollar amount.
Existing or New Life Insurance Policies- Assign the dividends as a gift or name Alzheimer's Project, Inc. as the
- Charitable Trust or IRA
- Real Estate
Please call Alzheimer's Project, Inc. to inquire about these types of donations.
What your donation is used for
Replacement Band for Project |
Replacement Battery for Project |
|$10||Sponsor Training for One Volunteer|
|$15||Caregiver Library Materials|
CNA Sponsorship for One Hour |
During Day Respite Program
Music Therapy for One Hour |
during day respite program
Two Sessions of Support and |
Counseling for a Caregiver
Project Lifesaver Transmitter |
Bracelet for Wanderer