JDRF has been selected as a featured charity in the NEW Omaha Steaks program, “Steaks for Good.” When you make a purchase at Steaks for Good from now until December 25th, choose JDRF as your charity of choice and10 percent of your purchase will go to JDRF. Shop online, in a retail location, or by […]
This month’s Positively T1D article features Dylan Shaver. Dylan was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes (T1D) in October of 1996 when he was 6 years old. Since being diagnosed with T1D 17 years ago he has developed an “always do you best” mentality. He has worked hard to manage his diabetes while going through school, […]
The 2013 JDRF Sheboygan Area Walk and 5K Run To Cure Diabetes The Village of Kohler – Ebben Field Saturday, September 21, 2013 Thanks to ALL the teams that participated this year to treat, prevent and cure T1D!!! Family teams are listed first, then the Corporate Teams Thanks to Sargento, Q-Mart, and Johnsonville […]
Discover will match 2% of all donations made to JDRF using a Discover Card from September 1, 2013 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 a purchase!
Make Miracles Happen! Miracle on Canal Street is Potawatomi Bingo Casino’s signature community program that raises funds for children’s charities – and JDRF is in the running to be a beneficiary. This year marks the 20th anniversary of the Miracle program that has raised more than $12.5 million for hundreds of area children’s charities. The […]
Outreach is a key activity for JDRF, both nationally and locally. The JDRF Outreach team for Southeastern Wisconsin aspires to serve the individuals and families in our community who live with type 1 diabetes (T1D). We strive to provide personalized support, along with the information and tools to help people thrive with T1D through every […]
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.”
Please consider purchasing your holiday cards this year from More Than Cards. Over the past 10 years JDRF has benefited by partnering with More Than Cards to raise over $1,900,000 dollars for diabetes research. JDRF benefits directly from the efficient programs run by MoreThanCards.com by receiving 85% of net sales. Please click HERE to purchase […]
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.
Upon diagnosis with type 1 diabetes (T1D), the disease immediately teaches you that your pancreas isn’t just this corn on the cob–shaped organ sitting behind your stomach. The insulin produced by this organ is crucial to metabolizing food, feeding your cells, and keeping you alive. When you’re diagnosed, you learn how to test your blood […]