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Challenge Salou makes a solidarity event for Alzheimer's

It has been a solidarity challenge for the benefit of the Rosa Maria Vivar Foundation

Yesterday, Sunday, September 27, coinciding with the day that the international triathlon was to be held CHALLENGE SALOU, which was canceled due to Covid-19, its director, Juanan Fernandez, He has done the same test circuit alone, a medium distance (1,9km swimming, 90km by bike and 21km running) in favor of the solidarity challenge Challenge x l'Alzheimer.

The test has started with the swimming section from the beach of Salou. He then took the bicycle to complete a round trip circuit to Tarragona on the C-31B highway.

To finish, he has completed the section of running on foot that has taken him to the very goal of CHALLENGESALOU, in Plaça de la Comunitats Autònomes.

The Challenge x l'Alzheimer is a solidarity challenge that tries to promote social awareness towards a disease still unknown to many people, but at the same time so widespread.

The main objective of this challenge is raise the maximum amount possible through different actions.

The contribution will go entirely to the Fundació Rosa Maria Vivar so that they can acquire a screen for cognitive interaction.

One of the actions of the Challenge x l'Alzheimer is the one carried out by the event organizer in Salou.

Juanan's purpose was to make a personal donation of € 1 for each minute that the test lasts. Finally, he has crossed the finish line in a time of 4 hours, 50 minutes and 6 seconds.

Therefore, the contribution you will make to the foundation will be € 290.

People interested in contributing their grain of sand to the solidarity challenge can do so through other actions:

Online donation via My Grain of Sand:

  • www.migranodearena.org/reto/challenge-for-alzheimer-s
  • BIZUM al 609058082 - Ref .: ALZHEIMER
  • Purchase of a solidarity mask at the following locations:
  • Protego Seguros (C / de la Amargura, 38, Reus)
  • Peugeot Joaquin Oliva Tarragona (C / Josep Maria Folch, 2, Tarragona)

Donations online and through Bizum can be made until the end of October and the purchase of masks while supplies last.

About the Rosa Maria Vivar Foundation

The Rosa Maria Vivar Foundation is a non-profit organization that was born from the desire to provide people with Alzheimer's disease in the Tarragona area, a day center specialized in non-pharmacological treatment, based on cognitive stimulation, through a new warm, welcoming and bright space.

The additional objective of the Fundació is to establish the material and human resources for the economic management of the Center. Without interfering with the work of the Reus and Baix Camp Alzheimer's Disease Association, it intends to collaborate non-profit in the sustainability of the Day Center.

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