North East area

Welcome to the North East area fundraising page. Here you can get local fundraising support and find out what is happening in your area.

Need some local fundraising support?

Our team is available to give you a hand by offering you support, materials and advice

Shaun Dignam
Regional Community Fundraising Manager - Yorkshire, North East England, North and North East Humber
Mobile: 07738 115903
Email: [email protected] 

Sally Backhouse
Community Fundraising Executive - North East & Yorkshire
Telephone: 01904 929457
Email: [email protected]

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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.

Please contact your Community Fundraiser (see above) to find out about volunteering opportunities in your area.

More about Alzheimer's Society in the North East area

North East England has over 30,000 people with dementia which will rise to just over 40,000 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.


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