South Wales area
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?
Community Fundraiser - Gwent
Tel: 07568 116330
Community Fundraiser - South West Wales
Tel: 07725 600595 or 01269 597411
Community Fundraiser - South East Wales
Tel: 02920 475573
Join us on Facebook and Twitter
Join Alzheimer's Society South Wales on Facebook and Twitter - find out about upcoming events, local news stories and volunteering opportunities near you.
- Charity Music Gig - 5 August 2016. Why not come along and join us for a night of musical entertainment by 3 acts who play their own music. A mixture of folk, blues and acoustic.
- Bake and Craft Sale - 6 August 2016. Please come along and join us at our bake and craft sale all in aid of Alzheimer's Society.
- The Vale of Glamorgan Agricultural Show - 10 August 2016. Rotary of Barry are hosting Alzheimer's Society for the second year. On the day we will be on hand to give out information on the services and support available as well as delivering Dementia Friends
- Cardiff Half Marathon - 2 October 2016. The Cardiff Half Marathon starts in front of Cardiff Castle and finishes in the heart of the city at the civic centre. 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?
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.
Take your first step towards a world without dementia
Memory Walk is back this September, the count down has started. Memory Walk sees thousands of people raising money for a world without dementia across England, Wales and Northern Ireland.
People of all ages and abilities join in, from grandparents to grandchildren, and even furry four-legged friends. We all walk together to celebrate loved ones affected by dementia, and raise money to reclaim the future
This year we have 31 Memory Walks taking place all over England, Wales and Northern Ireland. Click here to register at a walk near you, or alternatively you may prefer to volunteer at Memory Walk this year instead. We are on the lookout for inspirational people to join our remarkable team of 2016. The support of our volunteers enables us to put on the best events possible to raise money for a world without dementia.Click here to register as a volunteer at your nearest Walk.
A Gift in Your Will
To find out about leaving a Gift in your Will, more information can be found here.
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.