Reuse and Choose

Please keep reusing your grocery bags! Between April 13th and April 26th, Metcalfe’s Market will donate $.10 to JDRF for each and every reusable bag you use. $.10 may not sound like a lot, but it adds up! Last year Metcalfe’s gave back $67,759 in reusable bag rewards with their Reuse & Choose program. Be […]

Ford Family Team Sponsorship

Ford is a valued part of the JDRF family! Ford’s 2015 Global Walk Partner status means a renewal of goodwill and support for JDRF. Ford’s sponsorship impacts several activities at our Chapter and we appreciate Ford’s steadfast dedication. Ford Dealerships have the unique opportunity to support Family Walk Teams with a fundraising match. This partnership […]

National Volunteer Week

April 12-18 is National Volunteer Week. At JDRF, every day is an appropriate time to celebrate and express our gratitude for all that volunteers are doing day in and day out to help us achieve our vision of a world without type 1 diabetes (T1D). I have been a national and local JDRF volunteer for […]

Join JDRF at Pop ‘n Spot!

Join JDRF at Pop ‘n Spot Gourmet Popcorn Shop in Brookfield on Saturday and Sunday, May 9th & 10th.  A sweet treat for Mother’s Day!  25% of your purchase goes towards the JDRF One Walk in Milwaukee.  Helping turn Type One into Type None.  Please bring this FLYER to make your purchase count! Pop ‘n […]

Join JDRF at Qdoba!

Join JDRF at the Qdoba at 12345 W. Capitol Drive in Wauwatosa on Tuesday, April 21 from 5-9pm.  10% of your purchase goes towards the JDRF One Walk in Milwaukee.  Helping turn Type One into Type None.  Please bring this FLYER to make your purchase count!        

Gala Photos Available!

Photos from Under the Sea – 2015 JDRF Gala are available! Preview Gala photos at: http://distinctivememories.smugmug.com/JDRF-2015-Gala/i-vsQfrgT Preview Step and Repeat photos at: http://shelleylynnphotography.smugmug.com/JDRFgala2015/2015              

2014 Board of Distinction

The Southeastern Wisconsin Chapter of JDRF is proud to announce that we have been awarded with a 2014 Board of Distinction! Over the course of its 43 year history, JDRF has documented and established best practices that are shared by successful chapter boards across the organization. Boards that achieve these norms are recognized with the […]

Two-year $300 Million Special Diabetes Program Extended

In an overwhelming vote, the U.S. Senate approved a two-year extension of the Special Diabetes Program (SDP)—an initiative that accounts for roughly one-third of all federally-funded type 1 diabetes (T1D) research in the United States. “JDRF staff and our network of advocacy leaders and passionate volunteers all across the U.S. work tirelessly every day to […]

JDRF Draws a Winning Encapsulation Strategy

JDRF video demonstrates the differences between micro-encapsulation and macro-encapsulation A new video, “Sketching Encapsulation,” was created for JDRF’s FY2014 Annual Report. Albert J. Hwa, Ph.D., Director of Discovery Research at JDRF, explains encapsulation and outlines four encapsulation projects that are currently supported by JDRF. “Over the last seven years, JDRF has cultivated several encapsulation research […]

Your design can supercharge T1D research

Kids, start your sketching! Children living with type 1 diabetes (T1D), ages 5 to 18, are encouraged to let their imaginations race for the checkered flag in the 2015 Race Car Design Contest for JDRF, hosted by Motorcraft/Quick Lane Tire and Auto Centers. From now until March 12, children can submit their JDRF-inspired race car […]