Westhaven 5K Memory Run Raises $17 K for Alzheimer’s Association

Westhaven 5K Memory Run Raises $17 K
Pictured left to right are: Jan Cooper – VP Residential Marketing Southern Land Company Amy Law – Director of Community Management, Westhaven, a Southern Land Company Kelsey Williams – Manager of Development and Initiatives, Alzheimer’s Association of Tennessee Matt Magallanes – President Westhaven Foundation

The Westhaven Foundation hosted a 5K Memory Run and Kids Fun Run on May 4, 2019 and raised $17,000 for the Tennessee Alzheimer’s Association. The Westhaven community has hosted numerous charitable runs within the neighborhood, but this was the first to benefit the Alzheimer’s Association. The Westhaven Foundation is the community’s not-for-profit charitable entity.

“We were very encouraged with this year’s turn-out and fundraising effort,” said Matt Magallanes, President of the Westhaven Foundation. “We want to thank all of our sponsors and those community members who came out in support of this critical organization which does so much to help families across the state battle Alzheimer’s. This will now be an annual event for us with the goal of larger donations and increased participation.”

The event attracted more than 25 sponsors, ranging from small business owners to large companies.

“We are proud to say that the Westhaven Foundation has made the largest contribution to our organization in 2019,” said Kelsey Williams, Manager of Development and Initiatives for the Alzheimer’s Association of Tennessee. “We are grateful for their generosity and look forward to next year’s event in the interest of generating even more awareness for this important cause.”

About the Alzheimer’s Association
The Alzheimer’s Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer’s care, support and research. The Alzheimer’s Association’s 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.

About the Westhaven Foundation
The Westhaven Foundation is an officially registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit entity that was formed approximately 11 years ago. The mission of the organization is to serve our community through financial support and volunteerism and to be a catalyst to help others in the community conduct programs of their own. The Westhaven Foundation is expected to reach $1,000,000 in cumulative charitable donations in the coming year. The Foundation’s primary giving focus is to fund leading edge medical research in the areas of childhood cancer, funding for public educational programs at local schools, provide college scholarships to students that exemplify service to others and to promote the arts and life-long learning.

About Westhaven, A Southern Land Company Community
Focused on Traditional Neighborhood Design features, the Westhaven community showcases a variety of living options from single family homes, townhomes, condominiums and more. At build out, the Westhaven community will contain more than 2,700 homes. For more information, visit www.westhaventn.com, or call the Westhaven Realty sales office at 615-599.1764.