NYC Alzheimer's Association Blondes Vs Brunettes Charity Football Game Played Saturday At Roosevelt Island's Octagon Field - Over $122,500 Raised For A Great Cause
raise funds and support for the New York City Alzheimer’s community. The mission of the NYC Alzheimer's Association Chapter is to:
... create and promote comprehensive and humane care for persons with Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders, to provide support for their families and professional caregivers, and to eliminate Alzheimer’s disease through the advancement of research. The Chapter meets this mission in the community through increasing public awareness, providing education, creating and encouraging replication of model programs, collaborating with research centers, and undertaking advocacy.
The New York Chapter provides information, assistance and support to patients, caregivers and professionals, throughout the five boroughs of New York City....
The Blondes vs Brunettes Roosevelt Island football game raised $122,500 for the NYC Alzheimer's Association.
Final count from GameDay is in. Congratulations ladies, we are officially over $122,500! You're all athletes to end Alzheimer's!The action on the field was well played and intense as shown here by the Brunette Team Quarterback running in a touchdown
— BvBNYC (@BvBNYC) May 18, 2013
and the Blonde Team Quarterback throwing for a touchdown.
The final score was:
Final score 52-13, brunettes!But everyone's a winner today, since you raised an amazing amount of money and awareness for the cause.Here's some more highlight's from Saturday's NYC Alzheimer's Association Blondes vs Brunettes Charity Football game at Roosevelt Island's Octagon field (Click video to enlarge)
— Junior Committee NYC (@alznycjc) May 18, 2013
and info from WPIX
NYC Alzheimer's Association programs are listed here.