Linda Wright has been a teacher, a salesperson and manager in a marketing company, and now a chef and the owner of her own catering business. She says, “Volunteering with JDRF incorporates all those professions.”
When Kevin Wehrenberg became concerned about the media’s portrayal of type 1 diabetes (T1D) during the nomination of Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, he contacted the Los Angeles Chapter, wanting to discuss the issue. The chapter’s executive director was impressed and soon asked Kevin to join the local Board.
We are happy to announce the return of the Discover 2% matching program. Discover will match 2% of all donations made to JDRF using a Discover Card from now through January 31, 2014. Over the past 14 years, Discover has been a valued supporter of JDRF. Please remember to use your Discover Card when making […]
Step into the shoes of someone living with type 1 diabetes (T1D) for one day in an eye-opening text campaign made possible through the generous support of Lilly Diabetes. In just a single day, you’ll gain a deeper understanding of the challenges people with T1D face. Sign up today, or any day in November, and […]
The Plan to turn type one into type none Please join Tom Brobson, National Director of Research Investment Opportunities, and participant in the outpatient artificial pancreas trials, for a conversation on JDRF’s progress advancing the artificial pancreas system and strategic research plan that will deliver a sustained stream of new, life-changing therapies. Through […]
Promote your health and JDRF in one easy step! Stop by your local Walgreens anytime between September 1 and Oct 31 and bring this flyer or mention JDRF and Walgreens will donate $1 to JDRF!
Attention all Central Wisconsin Walkers! Team Week is Coming August 26-30, 2013 Team Week is week of contests that get you and your teammates out and fundraising to find a cure for diabetes. Each day has a new contest and a chance to win some sweet prizes from places like Starbucks, Nicole’s Boutique, and the […]
Calling All Central Wisconsin Walk Teams! Join us for the Central Wisconsin Family Rally to kick off the 2013 Walk to Cure Diabetes. Meet & Mingle with other JDRF Families, pick up Walk Supplies, learn how to effectively form a Family or Corporate Team and fundraise for JDRF, Swim, and more!!! Help us get the […]
The Walgreens partnership with JDRF spans over 20 consecutive years and has raised more than $20 million dollars in support of diabetes research. In 2012, Walgreens raised more than $1.6 million for JDRF. Last year, Walgreens stores throughout Northeast and Central Wisconsin generated over $25,000 during their July promotion. During the month of July customers […]
An aspiring politician, Wyatt is looking to make a difference. As a student council representative, he personally asked the mayor of Green Bay, WI, to recognize World Diabetes Day—and succeeded! Wyatt has spoken with many Members of Congress to help them learn about life with T1D, JDRF, and the need for research funding. “I like […]