Spotlight on RIDE – Kate Durak

Kate Durak would say that she is not your typical long distance cyclist.  An avid spinner, Kate was no stranger to a bicycle, but didn’t have any experience with long distances on the open road.  However, she was intrigued by all she had heard about the Ride to Cure Diabetes and was ready for a […]

Let’s Paint the Town BLUE

It’s National Diabetes Awareness Month, it is time to paint the town BLUE! You have done a fantastic job fundraising for our Walk; now, let’s challenge the community!  Contact your local school and ask them to fundraise for JDRF! Fundraisers can be as easy as a jeans day, spare change collection, paper sneaker sale, or […]

Forming a Successful WALK Team

So, you have registered your Walk Team.  Now what?  Check out these resources for you to help make your WALK Team not only a great fundraising success, but fun and easy too.   Here are a few resources to get you started. 1. How to Tell Your Story – YOU are your most powerful fundraising weapon.  Find creative […]

JDRF Recognized by Forbes as an All-Star Charity

New York, NY, November 9, 2012 – Forbes magazine is preparing to release its annual rank list of 100 charities and non-profits. In advance of the issue, scheduled for November 19, the magazine has highlighted five all-star organizations based on efficiency. JDRF is excited to have been selected as one of those five. In the article, “Forbes Picks 5 […]

2014 Walk – Save the Date

Mark your calendars for the 2014 Northwest Ohio Walk to Cure Diabetes.  It will be held on Saturday, September 21.  Please note this is two weeks earlier than it is usually held.  Start forming your teams now, registration begins in March!  For information on forming a team or to volunteer for the Walk, please contact […]