JDRF is constant working to find new therapies to treat, prevent and eventually cure type 1 diabetes (T1D). Exciting research is progressing every day giving us new insights about what causes T1D and how we can slow or stop its effects. One day, we will find the life-changing key to reversing T1D. Below are only […]
My name is Bridget, and my son Vincent is a tough, energetic, silly four-year-old boy. He likes superheroes, dinosaurs, racecars, ice skating, camping, jumping, sliding, swimming, riding, running, crawling and climbing! Vincent enjoys more than anything torturing his seven-year-old brother Elden, who is his favorite person on the earth. He also is very close to his […]
We invite all kids from Northwest Ohio living with T1D (ages 5-18) to enter your original designs in the “Our Everyday Heroes” Race Car Design Contest for JDRF, hosted by Motorcraft/Quick Lane Tire and Autos Centers. The public will vote on their favorite submissions by making a donation to JDRF that fuels T1D research progress. […]
Bob Evans is helping JDRF create a world without type 1 diabetes (T1D). Visit your local Bob Evans, now through March 19th, and make a donation to their JDRF Sneaker Sales campaign. To close out the event, on March 19, when you present a community fundraising flyer, Bob Evans will donate 15% of pre-tax sales […]
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.
Kyleigh Fristo is Our #1 for February and our special valentine! Below is a letter from Kyleigh telling her story and why she and her family are so passionate about JDRF! When you read it, you will be as inspired as we are! Go, Kyleigh, go! Dear supporters of JDRF, Hi! My name is […]
If you have or know a student that is managing type 1 and is in college, pass this information along to them! There are two great opportunities available for colleged students. First, there are scholarships available from the Diabetes Scholars Foundation, four are JDRF Scholarships. The foundation awards scholarships to incoming freshmen seeking higher education […]