Advocates for the Alzheimer's Association (AAA)

Media Production, Political & Activism, Service & Volunteerism, Special Interest

Description

The organization will work year round to raise money and awareness for the Alzheimer’s Association®. Our organization will team up with the Alzheimer’s Association to raise funds and awareness through hosting events. Our goal as an organization is to help contribute to advocate in support of putting an end to Alzheimer’s disease, and we will work passionately as a group to make the largest impact possible through volunteerism, service and leadership.

Affiliations

Constitution / Tier

File AAA_Constitution_10_2_2016.pdf
Tier Student Organization - Registered

Membership Information

Student Members 88
ISU Members 8
Non-ISU Members 2
Allowed Members Membership and participation in Advocates for Alzheimer’s is open to all students at Iowa State University.
Allowed Officers Anyone who is currently a member of the organization and is elected into the office. Officers must be in good standing with the university and maintain above a 2.5 GPA.
Membership Qualifications GPA above a 2.0 for general membership Passion for helping others
Membership Restrictions There are no restrictions to joining this organization. The Iowa State University Advocates for the Alzheimer’s Association does not discriminate on the basis of genetic information, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, race, ethnicity, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or status as a U.S Veteran
Elections/Selection Yearly at a time determined by the organizational membership
Meetings Weekly at a time determined based on preference of the general membership

Description of Regular Meetings/Activities

Description of Special Events

Hero Project - volunteer to maintain contact with Alzheimer's care givers via phone and establish relationships with families who are dealing with Alzhiemer's disease.
Walk to end Alzheimer's - Volunteer to plan and execute a walk/5k run as a fundraiser for finding a cure for Alzheimer's disease
The longest day - A series of events lasting all day and raise funds. This event is celebrates on the summer solstice, or the longest day of the year. This event is to simulate how tiring days can be when walking in the shoes of a person with Alzheimer's disease
Annual Womans' Flag Football Game