2018 Climb for Alzheimer's

Half way - Climb for Alzheimers
Half way - Climb for Alzheimers

Team Fran


Our team is raising money in support of Alzheimer Society of British Columbia by participating in the Climb for Alzheimer's.

By making a donation to our team, you are helping to make a difference to the more than 70,000 British Columbians who are currently affected by Alzheimer disease and related dementias.

'Team Fran' is dedicated to raising funds and awareness on behalf of our Mom - Fran McCarley - who has been living with Alzheimer's disease for the past 15 years. She resides at Eden Gardens (formerly Travellers Lodge) in Nanaimo, and is loved and cared for by a dedicated team including her friend/carer Mary. Many of you know Fran from her years of volunteering with Cubs, Literacy Nanaimo, Therapeutic Riding (ETRA), Meals on Wheels, SPCA, Public Health (flu clinics) to name a few of her many interests. Her dedication to her family and her community are well-known, and she is a well-loved Mom; she would be embarassed that we named our team after her but would have a good laugh at the thought of her kids making this trek on her behalf (particularly when we each recall being the bane of her existence at some point during our teenage/early adult years).

Please join us in ending the stigma of Alzheimer’s disease as it isn't just about our parents' generation – it's about ours. Thank you again and we invite you all to the top of the Grouse Grind at our Summit Celebration as we complete our journey! Please make a donation today and help us to surpass our fundraising goal! 

Many thanks.  Team Fran


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