Alzheimer Coffee Break®

Is held during each September and October. Event hosts collect donations for every cup of coffee poured and the money raised is used to support local Alzheimer programs. Be a Coffee Break host! Learn more …

Walk for Dementia

— Save the date — Saturday, May 12, 2018. View some of the amazing photos from our May 13, 2017 Walk thanks to some of our talented volunteer photographers. Who were our top fundraisers in 2017? 

Make Contributions Instead of Gifts

When celebrating a special birthday, anniversary or another occasion. Learn more …

Organize a Fundraising Event

Why not organize your own golf or bowling tournament, fashion show, food tasting extravaganza or another fun event to benefit your local Alzheimer Society? Before you begin, please contact Lisa Hollingshead at 613-523-4004 x. 3106 or to learn about our guidelines.

Donate A Car Canada

Accepts vehicle donations (running, or not! Old or new!) for the Alzheimer Society of Ottawa and Renfrew County. Learn more …

Dancing in the Elevator: A Compilation of Anecdotes about Life with Alzheimer Disease

Co-authored by friends Barbara Schulman, Beverly Grostern and Donna Lordon, is a warm, gentle and attractive little book which will bring pleasure, comfort and insights to persons with family or friends who have coped with Alzheimer’s disease. Sales revenue from this book benefit the Alzheimer Society of Ottawa and Renfrew County. Learn more …


Reflects the daily struggle of families as they help keep their loved ones precious memories alive. Brian Asselin, a local jazz musician, is donating half of all proceeds from the song to the Alzheimer Society of Canada to help fund research. Learn more …

Anda & Arlene's Appalachian Trail - Walk to Remember

Two Ottawa area women recently completed their hike of the entire Appalachian Trail. They started in March 2015 and thought they would finish in September 2015 .. but they finished one month ahead of schedule. They had a dual goal – to achieve personal satisfaction, and to help raise much-needed funds for the Alzheimer Society. Learn more..

Little Voice Book - Forget Me Not Project

In honour of Teresina Bernardo, Little Voice book donates a portion of book sales to support Alzheimer’s research, programs and initiatives!

fountain-cropped2In addition, the Little Voice book team of author Amanda Bernardo and illustrator Samantha Clusiau-Lawlor annually participate in the Walk for Alzheimer’s fundraising event.
Their ongoing efforts include:
• Volunteering at the Walk for Alzheimer’s
• Becoming a Dementia Friend Canada
• Donating to the Alzheimer Society through the Government of Canada Workplace Charitable Campaign
• Taking advantage of community opportunities to help the Alzheimer Society such as the application in a community campaign that resulted in an $1,000 donation to the Alzheimer Society of Ottawa and Renfrew County from eTALK Canada and Starbucks Canada on behalf of Little Voice book
• Ongoing third party events to raise awareness and money for the Alzheimer Society (Dream Girl film release)