NANCY MARTIN AWARD
This year's recipient of the Nancy Martin Outstanding Nonprofit Award is the
Alzheimer’s Association of Marin
Each year, members of the Marin Senior Fair Steering Committee select a nonprofit for the Nancy Martin Outstanding Nonprofit Award for “outstanding services to Marin seniors.”
The award winner receives a cash award or $500 and a free booth at Marin Senior Fair. The recipient is honored in an on-stage award ceremony at the Marin Senior Fair. The recipient is also featured in an article in the Fair program, which will talk about the Alzheimer's Association, its history, services and clients. The Fair program is distributed by the Marin IJ to approximately 25,000 households and is also given to all Fair attendees.
About Nancy Martin
Nancy Martin was a long-time supporter of the Marin Senior Fair and a member of the all-volunteer Senior Fair Steering Committee for many years. Nancy was the Marketing Director of The Tamalpais, a retirement community in Greenbrae, for 24 years. Her work touched the lives of many and she was particularly loved by the residents of The Tamalpais. After her sudden death in 2013, members of the Senior Fair Steering Committee wished to commemorate her commitment to the older adult community in Marin by naming the Fair's Nonprofit of the Year Award in her honor.
About the Alzheimer's Association
The Alzheimer's Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research. Our mission is to eliminate Alzheimer's disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health.
Our Vision: A world without Alzheimer's disease.®
Our Mission: To eliminate Alzheimer's disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health.
Care and Support: We work on a national and local level to provide care and support for all those affected by Alzheimer's and other dementias.
Research: As the largest nonprofit funder of Alzheimer's research, the Association is committed to advancing vital research toward methods of treatment, prevention and, ultimately, a cure.
Advocacy: The Association is the leading voice for Alzheimer's disease advocacy, fighting for critical Alzheimer’s research and care initiatives at the state and federal level.
Previous Recipients of the Nancy Martin Award
|2017||Hospice By the Bay|
|2016||Jewish Family and Children’s Services/Seniors at Home|
|2015||San Rafael Goldenaires|