Athletes To End Alzheimer’s | Winter 2018 Newsletter

Seizing the Moments Candace Douglas former Director of Constituent Events On an overcast morning in November, before the sun even came up, over 60 runners were making their way towards Union Square for what would be an epic day, running in the TCS NYC Marathon. They were worried about the potential for rain, whether they had packed enough layers, and if all their training had truly prepared them for race day. They had all the normal doubts that 50,000 of their fellow runners had as the dawn of the biggest marathon in the world was upon them. But they also had something else. As past and curr [...]

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CaringKind in the News | Winter 2018 Newsletter

CaringKind proudly supported our New York City Marathon team this fall and we were thrilled to be featured in live coverage from the starting line on WNBC-TV, Channel 4. Reporter John Chandler interviewed two of our runners: Dr. Cathryn Devons and Michelle Florin about why they run for CaringKind. The team raised over $240,000 this year alone! Spanish-language media powerhouse Univision featured CaringKind’s Latino Outreach Manager, Roberto Reyes, in a terrific piece focused on the Latino caregiving community. Roberto discussed some of the cultural beliefs that can be barriers to reaching o [...]

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Development Events | Winter 2018 Newsletter

On Thursday, December 7, 2017, we celebrated the dedication of “The Boxer Family Foundation Training Room,” and recognized former Board member, Steven E. Boxer, for his outstanding commitment and dedication to CaringKind. Steve was joined by family and CaringKind leadership to mark this special occasion. (From left) Jed Levine, Executive Vice President, Director of Programs & Services; Susan V. Kayser, Esq., Board Member Emeritus; Steven E. Boxer; Michelle Walker; and Sunnie Kenowsky Irving, Board Member Emeritus. Steven E. Boxer, former Board Member Deirdre Quinn with family an [...]

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Planned Giving | Winter 2018 Newsletter

Planning Today for Tomorrow Donate Today When CaringKind expanded to the third floor in March 2013 to build our Program Center for Education, Training, and the Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Early Stage Center, we were able to do so because of the generosity of individuals who had planned ahead and left us in their estate plans. The bequests that we receive are from grateful clients who wish to give back in appreciation for the support and help they receive during the very difficult journey of caring for, or knowing, an individual with dementia. Planned giving is a way to support CaringKind thr [...]

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Development Update | Winter 2018 Newsletter

Carol Berne Senior Vice President of Development As 2018 moves along, we are gratified to confirm that our Year-End Campaign has raised over $810,000, a 22 percent increase over 2017. We have received generous gifts from over 800 grateful clients, friends and supporters. These gifts, both large and small, help to ensure that we have the financial resources to provide information, resources and support, 24-hours a day, seven days a week, to help caregivers better navigate the difficult journey ahead. Our Campaign runs through February 28th and we are well within reach of our one-million [...]

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