Landmarks Around the World to “Go Teal” on November 8th for AFA’s “Light the World in Teal” Alzheimer’s Awareness Campaign
Empire State Building, Madison Square Garden, LAX Airport, Country Music Hall of Fame and Wrigley Building Among the Approximately 200 Landmarks “Going Teal” to Raise Alzheimer’s Awareness
NEW YORK (November 7, 2017) — Landmarks across the country, and around the world will light up teal on November 8th to raise Alzheimer’s awareness as part of the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America’s (AFA) Light the World in Teal program.
The annual program, held in November as part of Alzheimer’s Awareness Month, aims to literally shine a spotlight on Alzheimer’s disease and show support for the millions of people affected by it.
“It’s wonderful to see so many landmarks across the country, and around the world, helping to raise Alzheimer’s awareness,” said Charles J. Fuschillo Jr., AFA’s President and Chief Executive Officer. “By ‘Going Teal,’ these sites are literally highlighting the issue of Alzheimer’s and the need to continue doing more for the 5 million Americans currently living with it. We thank them for supporting this program and all those affected by Alzheimer’s disease.”
Some of the landmarks in 47 states, and around the world, including in Canada, China, Ireland, New Zealand, Qatar, Singapore and the United Kingdom, include:
- The Empire State Building (New York)
- Madison Square Garden (New York)
- New York Times Building (New York)
- LAX Airport (Los Angeles)
- Wrigley Building (Chicago)
- Mercedes-Benz Superdome (New Orleans)
- Prudential Center (Boston)
- NASCAR Hall of Fame (Charlotte)
- Miracle Mile Shops (Las Vegas)
- Woodmen Life Tower (Omaha)
- Country Music Hall of Fame (Nashville)
- Salt Palace (Salt Lake City)
- Sichuan Tower (China)
- Trafalgar Square (London)
This is the fourth year of AFA’s Light the World in Teal campaign. Last year, nearly 200 landmarks in the U.S. and around the globe participated in Light the World.
For more information about AFA’s Light the World program, including a list of participating landmarks, click here.