Welcome to the West Midlands area page. You can find out what is happening in your area, and how to organise your own events.
Area covered: Covers Herefordshire, West Midlands (Birmingham, Coventry, Wolverhampton, Dudley), Sandwell, Shropshire, Staffordshire (Stoke-on-Trent), Warwickshire and Worcestershire. See below the map for details of local offices in your area.
Need some local fundraising support?
Your Community Fundraiser can offer you support, materials and advice. Alternatively, tell us about your fundraising idea and we will get in touch with you.
Community Fundraiser - Black Country, Shropshire, Worcestershire & Herefordshire
Phone: 07809 321819
Community Fundraiser - Staffordshire, Warwickshire, Coventry, Birmingham & Solihull
Phone: 07484 504822
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15 April 2018 - Sponsored Walk at the Bonded Warehouse, Dudley. Organised by the Mayor of Dudley. Register / view more information.
21 - 27 May 2018 - Dementia Action Week Take action and help improve the lives of people with dementia.
14 June 2018 - Cupcake Day Host a Cupcake Day to beat dementia.
8 July 2018 - Captain's Charity Event the WBA Supporters Golf society are fundraising at Bewdley Pines Golf Club. Please contact Alan Jones-Bratt on 07786 708362 for more information.
Local volunteering opportunities
Do you have some time to spare? Volunteering is flexible; ranging from a few hours each year, to several days a week. It's your choice. We particularly need volunteers to help with our fundraising groups in Hereford, Worcester, Shrewsbury, and North Staffs. Please get in touch with Emma Butler on 07809 321819 or email Emma.Butler@alzheimers.org.uk
We also want to start a new fundraising group in the Black Country, Coventry & Leominster so please get in touch for more information.
Please contact your Community Fundraiser to find out about volunteering opportunities in your area.
More about dementia in the West Midlands
In the West Midlands area, there are almost 69,000 people living with dementia, and it is predicted that this figure will rise to over 90,000 by 2021.
There are support groups and local services for people with dementia, as well as support and befriending services to help partners and families cope with the demands of caring. Find your local West Midlands service.