Comedian and actor, Chris Roach–currently playing the character Mott on CBS’s Kevin Can Wait starring Kevin James–is hosting a Comedy Fundraiser Night to benefit AFTD. Chris’s mother had FTD and he wants to use his passion/talent to bring awareness to and raise funds to help fight this disease. Tickets can be purchased for $20 each via Chris’s PayPal, all of which gets donated to AFTD (just enter his email address in PayPal: firstname.lastname@example.org). Please see below for showtime details.
Comedy Fundraiser Night
- Date: Sunday, April 30, 2017
- Time: 7:00 pm (arrive by 6:30 pm doors open at 5:30 pm)
- Venue: Governor’s Comedy Club (90 Division Ave, Levittown, NY 11756)
- Note: 18+ to enter
Voodoo Doughnuts of Denver is supporting AFTD in a delicious way!
During the month of May, purchase the “doughnut of the month” and 25% of sales will be donated to AFTD. The “doughnut of the month” for May is the “Homer”, a traditional doughnut with pink frosting and rainbow sprinkles (think Homer Simpson). This generous partnership is in collaboration with the AFTD-Team taking on the Colfax Marathon, as an Official Charity Partner, May 19-21, 2017.
Address: 1520 East Colfax, Denver, Colorado 80218
For more information on AFTD’s participation in the Colfax Marathon, click here.
AFTD’s 2017 AFTD Education Conference will be held on May 5th, 2017 at the Sheraton Inner Harbor Hotel in Baltimore, MD.
Halima Amjad MD, MPH, is Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Geriatric Medicine at Johns Hopkins University. Her father was diagnosed with primary progressive aphasia when she was graduating from medical school in 2009. She shared her family’s journey and coping strategies in a prize-winning essay “Caring for Dementia: Returning to the Village” written for the John A. Hartford Foundation’s Better Caregiving Better Lives story contest in 2015.
Who Should Attend?
AFTD’s Education Conference provides opportunities for caregivers, persons living with FTD and healthcare professionals to meet in person, share resources and learn about the latest developments in FTD research. The program will offer new opportunities for participation by people living with a diagnosis of FTD, and more breakout session options than ever before.
Register today by accessing this link. Walk-in registration will also be available.
View the 2017 Conference Flyer and Agenda here.
Join select AFTD staff and members of the local community as we bring greater FTD awareness to the surrounding Denver area and raise funds to help people affected by FTD. The AFTD-Team will participate in the Colfax Marathon on May 19th – 21st, as an Official Charity Partner. We hope you’ll join us for a morning of friendship and awareness. Race distances include: Marathon (26.2 miles); Half Marathon (13.1 miles); 10 Miler; 5K (3.1 miles); and Relay (26.2 miles 5 legs). Please click here for more information.
Join select AFTD staff and members of the local community as we bring greater FTD awareness to the surrounding Texas area and raise funds to help people affected by FTD. The AFTD-Team will participate in the Fit Foodie Race on May 20th. We hope you’ll join us for a morning of friendship and awareness. Race distances include: 5K (3.1 miles). Please click here for more information.