We know you all have unique associations with people from numerous different industries. The Sneaker Sales campaign is an amazing fundraiser that can be executed any time of year, with any retail establishment that has a high volume of public foot traffic (i.e. grocery stores, convenience stores, fast food/full service restaurants, hair salons, banks/credit unions, […]
Check out this resume: Founder of Zip the Cure, JDRF Youth Ambassador, Walk to Cure Diabetes participant, Trial Net liaison, Promise to Remember Me Campaign advocate, JDRF Children’s Congress delegate, and regular public speaker on living with type 1 diabetes (T1D). It’s hard to believe that someone could offer so much before the age of […]
Brian McIntosh is the kind of good-natured person who is often heard saying, “What needs to be done? Just tell me.” Driven by the JDRF mission to find a cure for type 1 diabetes (T1D), he is always the first one to step in when help is needed. He motivates others by demonstrating the value of service to his community.
There is no harder working retiree in southeast Michigan than JDRF volunteer Marvin Daitch. Marvin was introduced to type 1 diabetes nearly 20 years ago, an event that would map a new course for his life, and even become a calling.
Michelle Crouse, of the JDRF Alabama Chapter, has been a caring volunteer, a dedicated advocate, and, quite literally, the calm in a storm. Now her 13-year-old son Cameron, diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at age two, is taking up the family tradition with his own volunteer and advocacy work.
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.”
Contrary to popular belief, having T1D does not mean your child can’t go trick-or-treating on Halloween. Quite the opposite, actually! It is important for kids to experience this holiday so they don’t feel left out or isolated. But, keep in mind these three suggestions and you and your child will be on the moon-lit road […]
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.
Different foods affect the blood sugar in different ways. Knowing where your calories are coming from (carbs, fats, and proteins) is an important way to regulate blood sugar for someone with diabetes. One of the most important things you can do to keep this disease manageable for you and your child is to come up […]
Wasatch Front Ford Dealers are doing a test drive campaign during the month of AUGUST to help raise funds for JDRF! Visit one of the Utah local Ford dealerships and simply test drive a car. Your team will receive $35 per test drive! Following the test drive, you will be asked to complete an online […]