November 8, 2021 —The Kendal Corporation and affiliates across the system recently participated in the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s. The event, held annually in more than 600 communities nationwide, is the world’s largest fundraiser for Alzheimer’s care, support and research. The events welcomed participants who support the cause or walked in memory of or for someone that has been affected by Alzheimer’s disease.
While they did not all participate in a walk in the same location, The Kendal Corporation, Kendal~Crosslands Communities, Kendal at Oberlin, Kendal at Hanover and Kendal on Hudson all participated to draw attention to this cause and help move the needle on finding a cure to Alzheimer’s disease.
The Kendal Corporation – The “Kendal Cares” team participated in the Walk to End Alzheimer’s in Wilmington, Delaware on Saturday, October 23. The Kendal Cares team raised $3,900 to benefit the Alzheimer’s Association.
Kendal~Crosslands Communities – Kendal~Crosslands Communities also participated in the Wilmington Walk to End Alzheimer’s and was a Silver Sponsor for the event. The Wilmington Walk and all its participants helped raise a total of $187,087 that will support the Alzheimer’s Association in their research efforts.
Kendal at Oberlin – The community held a Walk to End Alzheimer’s on its campus on Saturday, September 18. Kendal at Oberlin chose to host the walk on campus due to a rise of COVID-19 cases in the area. In attendance, 29 staff members and 16 residents walked the Oberlin campus in support of Alzheimer’s treatment and research, raising $700 to benefit the Association. Kendal at Oberlin was also a Check-In Sponsor for the larger Lorain County Walk to End Alzheimer’s event.
Kendal at Hanover – Kendal at Hanover participated in the Walk to End Alzheimer’s on Saturday, October 2 in Hanover, New Hampshire. The Kendal at Hanover team raised $8,565 to benefit the Alzheimer’s Association. Kendal at Hanover was a Fight Sponsor for the event which raised a total of $130,053 from participants in the Upper Valley, Vermont/New Hampshire area.
Kendal on Hudson – This year, Kendal on Hudson hosted the annual Alzheimer’s walk on their campus on Sunday, October 3. Kendal on Hudson also was a Partner Sponsor for the Hudson Valley Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association event at Westchester Community College on the same date. Over 60 participants comprised of staff members and residents gathered and walked around campus to raise awareness for the disease. In addition, the event provided games, puzzles and snacks for walkers, and a prize to the team that completed the most laps around campus. Kendal on Hudson donated a total of $8,246 to their local Alzheimer’s Association chapter.