Press release: Henry County Memory Fund

Henry County Memory Fund was founded in 2014 to help people with Dementia and/or Alzheimer’s and their caregivers pay for items such as prescriptions, durable medical equipment, respite care, transportation, and give housing assistance as needed, payable to vendors only. At the end of the year, a donation of up to a 10% of the funds raised will be donated for research for Alzheimer’s and Dementia to continue in the fight for a cure.

The 2021 Committee Members are: Christa Atchison, Crystal Norris, Jenny Bradley, Kathy Garnett, Amanda Long, Ranae Walrath and Steven Ward.

Our annual fundraising event, “The Big Purple Party”, will be Saturday May 1st, 2021, at Hawthorn Bank in Old Country Club Park with registration at 9am and walk at 9:30am.  The Party will be complete with a walk, contributor tables and a ceremony dedicated to those affected by Alzheimer’s and dementia.

There are four different levels of contribution.  Bronze is $250-$499 and your name will go onto our T-shirts and the website.  Silver is $500-$999 and your name will go onto our T-shirts and you will receive up to 3 T-shirts and your name will be listed on the website.  Gold is $1,000-$1,999 and your company logo will go on brochures, T-shirt, and website.  You will receive up to 5 T-shirts, and you will have an opportunity to be on Speakout on KDKD with a member of the HCMF.  Platinum is $2000 and above.  Your logo will go on our event registration brochure, T-shirt, banner and website.  You will receive up to 10 T-shirts, and you will have an opportunity to be on Speakout on KDKD with a member of the HCMF.

To obtain a contribution form or for more information, please contact Crystal at 816.878.7372 HCMemoryFund@gmail.com or find us at www.facebook.com/HCMemoryFund or on Twitter @HCMemoryFund.

Donations can be made online at http://cfozarks.org/donate Under gift designation choose OTHER than type Henry County Memory.  If you would like to donate by check please make it payable to Henry County Memory Fund and mailed to PO Box 741, Clinton, MO 64735.