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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 Hopkins
Community Fundraiser - South East Wales and Gwent
Tel:  02920 475 573 or 07568 116330
Email: aimee.hopkins@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

  • Leap into Action for Dementia - Saturday, 24 May 2014 at Swansea Skydive, Swansea Airport - why not take up the challenge of a lifetime and join us for our tandem skydive?
  • Charity Golf Day - Friday, 13 June 2014 - Join us for our annual Charity Golf Day which takes place at Pennard Golf Course, Swansea.
  • Coffee Morning - Saturday, 12 April 2014 - Jennings Solicitors, Llanelli are holding a coffee morning in aid of Alzheimer's Society.
  • Charity Ladies Night - Friday, 25 July 2014 - Come along for a night full of guaranteed fun and entertainment at Milford Haven Rugby Club's Charity Ladies Night

Local news

  • 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 your area.

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