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AWARE fights Alzheimer's disease by providing funding and support to programs, projects, and research in Dallas and the greater North Texas area. Founded in 1989 by a small group of passionate and civic-minded Dallas women, AWARE has raised and donated over $12 million so far in the fight to end Alzheimer's disease.

AWARE's annual AWARE Affair is a spirited evening at the Hilton Anatole, with all proceeds benefitting AWARE's mission to fight Alzheimer's. The affair includes a cocktial reception, silent auction, and three-course dinner.

AWARE offers memerships at a variety of giving levels. Benefits include being able to network with other members (many of whom have had a personal experience with Alzheimer's disease) and learning the latest information about the causes, treatment, and research on Alzheimer's through meetings, field trips, and speakers.