- Samuel Rodriguez
Broncos will be raising funds for a good cause during training camp this week
Denver- On Wednesday, August 18th, the Denver Broncos will be hosting an Alzheimer’s awareness day during their training camp.
During practice, the Broncos organization is encouraging fans to wear purple to support this cause. This event will be the third annual Alzheimer’s awareness day held by the Denver Broncos.The Broncos Country walk to end Alzheimer’s team will be participating in the walk. This walk usually draws more then 10,000 participants and has a goal of raising $1.475 million. This walk is used to help raise money for the Alzheimer’s Association. In 2018 the Broncos raised $40,614.31 at their Alzheimer’s Awareness Day at training camp.
This event is special to the Broncos Organization. Former longtime owner of the Broncos Pat Bowlen died on June 13th, 2019, after a long struggle with Alzheimer’s disease and left a legacy with the organization since owning the Broncos in 1984.
Fan donations will be going towards the Alzheimer’s Association. This check will be presented on the plaza at 8:45 a.m. The Broncos will be doing a lot of free giveaways during this event. These items will include purple rally towels, beads, and foam fingers on Wednesday at the Alzheimer’s Association tent at practice. The Broncos encourage fans to stop by the tent and learn more about the group and make donations and sign up for the walk.