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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 Mobile Cause. 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.

Click here to make a donation through our "Mobile Cause" site.

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 
    community.
  • 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 
    beneficiary.
  • 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

Cost Description
$2.50 Replacement Band for Project 
Lifesaver Bracelet
$6.50 Replacement Battery for Project 
Lifesaver Transmitter
$10 Sponsor Training for One Volunteer
$15 Caregiver Library Materials
$20 CNA Sponsorship for One Hour 
During Day Respite Program
$45 Music Therapy for One Hour 
during day respite program
$75 Two Sessions of Support and 
Counseling for a Caregiver
$300 Project Lifesaver Transmitter 
Bracelet for Wanderer