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South Wales area

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Welcome to the South Wales page. Here you can find out what is happening in your area, and how you can organise an event yourself.

Need some local fundraising support?

Your community fundraiser is here to give you a hand by offering you support, materials and advice. Alternatively tell us about your fundraising idea and we will get in touch with you. Simply fill out our South Wales 'organising your own event' online form.

Aimee Parker
Community Fundraiser - South East Wales and Gwent
Tel:  02920 475 573 or 07568 116330
Email: aimee.parker@alzheimers.org.uk

Alan Drury
Community Fundraiser - South West Wales
Tel:  02920 475 579 or 07725 600595
Email: alan.dury@alzheimers.org.uk

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Upcoming events

  • Swansea Memory Walk - 5 October 2014 - The Swansea Memory Walk takes place in the city's historic marina and guides you along the scenic seafront promenade towards the Mumbles. Live music and entertainment, fundraising stalls and hot tasty refreshments will be on offer all day at Museum Park, ensuring it is a day to remember for the whole family.
  • Cardiff Half Marathon - 5 October 2014 - The Cardiff Half Marathon starts and finishes in Cardiff Bay and due to its flat course, it is fast becoming a key event on the autumn running calendar. What better way of seeing Cardiff than running the beautiful route, taking in the city's most famous sights and historic buildings, while raising money for Alzheimer's Society.
  • Alzheimer's Society Autumn Ball - 24 October 2014 - Court Colman Manor, Bridgend, CF31 4NG - Why not come and join us for an evening of entertainment at the Alzheimer's Society Autumn Ball being held in the lovely surrounding of Court Colman, Bridgend.

Local news

  • Newport City Homes Charity Walk - Barbara Davies from Newport City Homes, in particular the Aneurin Bevan Court and three friends took to the streets of Newport and walked across five bridges.
  • Hair today, gone tomorrow... - A Bridgend resident is all set for a very close shave to mark her 75th birthday later this month to help raise vital funds for Alzheimer's Society.

To read older news articles about Alzheimer's Society in Wales, head to our news archive.

Local volunteering opportunities

Do you have some time to spare? Everyone has something to contribute to the Society. Volunteering is flexible, ranging from a few hours a year to several hours a week. It's your choice.

Find out more about volunteering opportunities in South Wales.

More about Alzheimer's Society in South Wales

In South Wales there are over 25,000 people living with dementia, and it is predicted that this figure will rise to over 30,000 by 2021.

There are support groups and local services which provide day care and home care for people with dementia, as well as support and befriending services to help partners and families cope with the demands of caring.

Find our more about services in South Wales.

Claire Carwardine

Community Fundraising Support Officer - Wales

Address: Alzheimer's Society
16 Columbus Walk
Atlantic Wharf
Cardiff CF10 4BY

Tel: 02920 475 572

Email:
Claire.Carwardine@alzheimers.org.uk

       

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