SAPT is excited to announce our second annual Alzheimer’s Association’s Longest Day fundraiser! We’ll fill all of the daylight hours on June 17, 2017 with free workouts In return, we’re asking for donations that will go to support the Alzheimer’s Association’s vision of a world without Alzheimer’s.
Did you know
- Over five million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s.
- Every 66 seconds someone in the United States develops Alzheimer’s.
- Alzheimer’s is currently the 6th leading cause of death in the United States.
- As many as 16 million people will have the disease by 2050.
The Alzheimer’s Association helps to fund support for those with the disease and their caregivers. They also fund research into treatments and a cure for the disease.
The staff at SAPT feels strongly about supporting the Alzheimer’s Association’s mission. Our owner, Sarah Walls, lost both of her grandmothers to the disease and our office manager Emily Rusch’s mother passed away in 2015 after a long battle with Alzheimer’s. Read more about Emily’s family here.
Everyone at SAPT knows that exercise can improve your quality of life in many ways. Scientific research has proven that exercise is one of the best ways to reduce improve your brain health, so join us for a day of lifting heavy things!
Want to join our Longest Day team and help us towards our fundraising goal? Visit our team page and sign up! Everyone that joins our team and raises $500 or more will get a free t-shirt/! Want a faster way to get to that free t-shirt? Donate $150 and the t-shirt is yours!
We raised over $5000 last year! Help us beat that this year by joining our team and help us raise money, donating to our team in advance, or working out and donating on June 17!