Friday, July 09, 2010

About SAF (Sharon Antcliff Foundation)

My family spent just under four years taking care of my mom, who was a victim of young-onset Alzheimer’s.

Since her death in December of 2004, it’s been my goal to do something to help other families who are going through what we went through. Until mid-2009, I wasn’t sure what something was.

Too many times to count, I wished that somebody, or some organization, could have come in and taken some of the responsibility off of my dad’s shoulders. I wished somebody could have told my dad to go away for a few days, and they’d take care of things at home. I wish somebody could have paid some of my dad’s bills to make up for some of the work he missed.

Now we’re taking the fight right at this disease. We’re in the ring, ready to do what it takes to defeat an opponent that’s never been beaten. But we can’t do it alone. Just like a championship fighter, without the right people in their corner – supporting, coaching, pushing – winning is almost impossible. That’s why we need you.

Our goal here at SAF is to educate the nation about the realities of dealing and living with this awful disease. We believe that if people knew more about Alzheimer’s, they’d do more about Alzheimer’s.

Our fight starts here, and we want you in our corner. Together, we can do it.

Kevin Antcliff
Director, and son

The Sharon Antcliff Foundation is a registered 501c3 non-profit organization

2010 True Warrior Celebration

The Sharon Antcliff Foundation True Warrior Celebration

Presented by Six Star Muscle

Date: Saturday, July 31, 2010

Time: 6:00 PM

Location: Space Gallery, Denver, CO

Tickets: $30.00 (plus $2.64 service charge) | Purchase Your Tickets Now!

Come celebrate with us as we’re joined by Six Star Muscle to recognize the inaugural winner of our “True Warrior” award, the UFC’s Nate Marquardt.

Our host will be Chris Voth, a Denver-based comedian who has appeared on NBC’s Last Comic Standing, and who has performed with some of the biggest names in comedy, including Dave Attell, Jim Gaffigan, Dana Carvey, Wayne Brady, Larry the Cable Guy, Brett Butler, Caroline Rhea, Tommy Davidson, Kevin Nealon,Tommy Chong, Bobcat Goldthwait, Kevin Pollack, David Brenner, Jake Johannsen, Louie Anderson, Mitch Hedberg, Brian Regan, and Kathleen Madigan.

Click Here for a Clip from Chris Voth!

Proudly presented by Six Star Muscle, the True Warrior Celebration will be a time to relax, eat, drink, and schmooze, as we re-affirm our fight against young-onset Alzheimer’s disease.

Enjoy our homestyle bar-b-q buffet, complete with pulled pork sandwiches, fresh rolls, iced tea, lemonade, and more!

Join us, and enjoy a performance by the CU Buffoons, the University of Colorado men’s a cappella group, who was recently showcased on the Ben Folds album “University A Cappella.” You’ll be treated to the unique blend of voices, as they give some of your favorite songs an incredible A Capella treatment.

You’ll also dance the night away with one of NYC’s top turntablists, Dj Absolute!

And on top of it all, you will have the opportunity to bid on some incredible items thanks to our friends at Grand Stand Sports!

As you read this, there are roughly 500,000 diagnosed cases of young-onset Alzheimer’s in the United States. Those families face a battle every day, not just against the disease, but against the impact it has on their family, their relationships, their finances, and their way of life.

All proceeds will go directly to the Sharon Antcliff Foundation. To purchase tickets, click here.