Broncos raise more than $40,000 for Alzheimer's Awareness

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ENGLEWOOD, Colo. The Denver Broncos raised $40,614.31 on Saturday at Alzheimer’s Awareness Day at Broncos Training Camp Powered by Ford. Fan donations online and made in-person during practice at UCHealth Training Center (totaling $20,307.15) were matched dollar for dollar by the team to support the Alzheimer’s Association.

“We are so appreciative of the Bowlen family, Joe Ellis and the Broncos, and ‘Broncos Country’ for their tremendous support of Alzheimer’s yesterday,” Amelia Schafer, Executive Director of Alzheimer’s Association — Colorado, said. “The turnout exceeded all of our expectations and made history as our singe biggest fundraising day for Walk to End Alzheimer’s in Colorado.”

The 29th annual Walk to End Alzheimer’s will take place at Denver City Park (2001 Colorado Blvd.) on Saturday, Sept. 15. The event annually draws close 10,000 participants and has set a goal of raising $1.35 million.

The ‘Broncos Country’ Walk to End Alzheimer’s team is a subset of ‘Team Super Bowlen’ and encourages Broncos fans to join the Bowlen Family and walk and/or fundraise to support Alzheimer’s programs and research. ‘Team Super Bowlen’ has raised more than $350,000 for the Alzheimer’s Association since its inception in 2014.