Tess' War on Alzheimer's

$27,386 of $25k goal

Raised by 395 people in 39 months
Tess Gerritsen   BOSTON, MA
RAFFLE CLOSES AT MIDNIGHT EST, AFTER THE JULY 23 EPISODE OF RIZZOLI & ISLES ON TNT. WINNERS WILL BE SELECTED ON JULY 24, 2013

Thank you all for your generosity and willingness to support a cause that is incredibly personal to me "“ my War on Alzheimer's. You helped raise more than $25,000 to support Alzheimer's research at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI)
, which has long been at the cutting edge of biomedical research. And we trust it will continue to be, thanks to funding like this.

We not only reached our goal: we exceeded it. Adding my matching donation of $25,000 to your efforts, we've provided a total of more than $50,000 in new funding to this worthy organization.

My father died of Alzheimer's, and I know many of you have also been touched by this tragic disease. But scientists "“ like those at TSRI "“ are thankfully bringing us closer to a cure every day.

As you well know, two lucky donors will now get to name a character in my next book. (And yes, he or she could turn out to be a villain!) Three runners-up will also receive special "Rizzoli & Isles" prize packages. We are randomly selecting winners, who will hear from us soon!

If someone you love has suffered from Alzheimer's, please continue to share your stories on my website's
tribute page. And for those of you who didn't donate during the raffle campaign "“ it's not too late! Our funding page will remain live, so you can still support the War on Alzheimer's.
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Kristen Greathead
6 months ago

My grandmother is suffering from it in edition to other medical problems and she is 77 yrs old and a widow

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Marla Kennedy
32 months ago

Tess, at a mini-med school at the U of MN, the head of Psy. PROCLAIMED that young people around 19 who used pot WOULD get Alzheimer's. Look here first. It's all anyone talked about. Check

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Diane Herd
36 months ago

My Grandmother, Josephine, passed away with this disease.

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Wanda Feldman
38 months ago

WE ALL NEED TO HELP IN THIS TERRIBLE DISEASE!

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$27,386 of $25k goal

Raised by 395 people in 39 months
Created May 6, 2013
$25
Anonymous
13 months ago
CC
$25
corinne christensen
13 months ago

I have lost 3 lovely friends to this disease. My heart goes out to those who are caregivers.

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MK
$50
Mary Ann Knowles
13 months ago

My mother suffered for years, and I would dearly love to see a cure to save others.

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DP
$10
Diane Poisson
13 months ago

My sweet mom, Elsie had dementia... she knew 'us' but perhaps no longer knew herself? Tis a fine thing you're doing! Always look forward to your books!

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MR
$250
MARGARET RULEY
19 months ago
EG
$10
Elisa Giusto
20 months ago
GL
$50
Gisela Lloyd
21 months ago

My husband and I very much enjoyed meeting Tess and want to be part of her "War on Alzheimer's".

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JF
$100
Jill Flanagan
29 months ago
$500
Anonymous
31 months ago
JL
$50
Jay County Public Library
33 months ago

In appreciation for Tess visiting Jay County Public Library, Portland, IN for a presentation as part of our Jay County Reads...Tess Gerritsen program!

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Kristen Greathead
6 months ago

My grandmother is suffering from it in edition to other medical problems and she is 77 yrs old and a widow

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Marla Kennedy
32 months ago

Tess, at a mini-med school at the U of MN, the head of Psy. PROCLAIMED that young people around 19 who used pot WOULD get Alzheimer's. Look here first. It's all anyone talked about. Check

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Diane Herd
36 months ago

My Grandmother, Josephine, passed away with this disease.

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Wanda Feldman
38 months ago

WE ALL NEED TO HELP IN THIS TERRIBLE DISEASE!

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