Puzzles To Remember

If you have puzzles that you would like to donate, please contact us at PuzzlesToRemember@gmail.com and we will find a location near you where you can bring your puzzles. We can also provide you with a donation letter so that you can claim the value of your puzzles as a tax deduction.

To see a short video from WCVB Ch. 5 "BOSTON STRONG" about Max's efforts on behalf of Alzheimer's patients, click here.

Sunday, June 5, 2011

Donate Your Jigsaw Puzzles For Alzheimer's Patients


By Max Wallack
Puzzles to Remember

Lately, I have been hearing from many people who say they have stacks of jigsaw puzzles that they are no longer using. These puzzles could be helping many people with Early Cognitive Impairment and those with Alzheimer’s disease.

What I have been doing is finding facilities in each person’s area where they can bring their jigsaw puzzles. I also send each person a donation letter which lists how many puzzles they are donating, and they are able to take the value of these puzzles as a tax donation.

Everyone wins!

If you have jigsaw puzzles to donate, please email me at PuzzlesToRemember@gmail.com.

Max Wallack is a student at Boston University Academy. His great grandmother, Gertrude, suffered from Alzheimer's disease. Max is the founder of PUZZLES TO REMEMBER. PTR is a project that provides puzzles to nursing homes and veterans institutions that care for Alzheimer's and dementia patients.

1 Comment:

Lucia Hayes said...

What a wonderful idea, I have lots of puzzles at home and would gladly give them to such a great cause.

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PUZZLES TO REMEMBER was founded in 2008 by Max Wallack, in memory of his great-grandmother, Gertrude Finkelstein, who died of Alzheimer's disease in 2007.
Puzzles To Remember is registered in Massachusetts as a public charity. Contributions are welcome, and are tax deductible under sec. 501(c.)3 of the Internal Revenue Code.

For more information, write to us at PuzzlesToRemember@gmail.com