MANCHESTER, NH – The City Hall Plaza Tower and Hotel Concord will be lit up with teal on November 3rd during The Light the World in Teal campaign to raise awareness for Alzheimer’s during its Awareness Month.
People and places around the world “go teal” to raise awareness and show support for the millions of people affected by Alzheimer’s. How can you be part of this?
1. Join one of the Building Teals close to you:
The lights circling the top of the Hotel Concord, at 11 South Main St., will be teal as part of its tradition of lighting up its crown not only when there is a weather alert, but also for community causes, special occasions, and other events. The hotel most recently was lit in purple from October 3rd-5th to bring awareness to Domestic Violence Awareness Month; in pink from October 14th-16th to support Making Strides Against Breast Cancer.
For a list of all the buildings in the U.S. planning to light up teal, click here.
2. Wear Teal:
From t-shirts to cause, bracelets, you can wear teal to support the fight against Alzheimer’s. Here you can learn more about it.
3. Use Social Media:
Social media is a powerful communication tool that you can use to “go teal” and raise Alzheimer’s awareness from anywhere. Show support and fight Alzheimer’s disease! Raise awareness by downloading this “Facts About Alzheimer’s Disease” infographic and sharing it via social media or email. Download infographic.
According to an Alzheimer’s Association report earlier this year, more than 26,000 New Hampshire residents were living with Alzheimer’s in 2020, a number expected to rise 23% by 2025.
More than 58,000 New Hampshire residents provided unpaid care to a family member or friend with Alzheimer’s in 2021, more than 83 million hours for a value of $1.52 billion, according to the report.
As well as the benefit race that took place on October 1st, if you did not participate in the race, you still have time to donate, until You can still raise funds for the incentives through October 31st and fundraising will remain open through the end of the year. They are getting closer and closer to meeting their 2022 Walk to End Alzheimer’s – Western New Hampshire goal.
Every person and place participating in this global initiative makes a difference in the fight against Alzheimer’s Disease – and the more people who join, the more awareness will be raised about it.
Would you like your business featured on The Concord Sentinel? Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org