MINNEAPOLIS — The world’s largest event to fight Alzheimer’s disease returned to downtown Minneapolis on Saturday.
The Walk to End Alzheimer’s, Twin Cities, ranks as the largest Alzheimer’s walk in the country – with 12,000 people walking in previous years. It was a smaller group gathered at Target Field this year, with thousands also connecting virtually during this critical COVID time. But the event still managed to unite the greater community in their commitment to end this cruel disease.
KARE 11’s Karla Hult – who lost her dad to Alzheimer’s in 2019 – once again served as the event’s emcee. Karla is far from alone in her family’s experience: more than six million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s, 99,000 of them right here in Minnesota. The walk raises money for research, caregiver support and advocacy efforts.
To learn more about how you can still support the walk and the Alzheimer’s Association overall, just go to alz.org/walk.