JDRF 2015 Children’s Congress application site remains open

JDRF is pleased to announce that applications for JDRF 2015 Children’s Congress are currently being accepted. JDRF Children’s Congress, our highest profile advocacy event, is held every two years in the nation’s capital. Next year’s event will take place from July 13 to 15, 2015. It will include more than 150 children, ages 4 to […]

Dine at Moe’s and satisfy your thirst for progress

From September 28, 2014, to February 28, 2015, Moe’s Southwest Grill® is holding its cobranded cup campaign at its more than 550 locations. For each regular-sized beverage purchased with a meal, Moe’s will donate to JDRF—with a minimum contribution of $100,000. Moe’s made-to-order, fresh southwestern fare also offers more than 20 gluten-free ingredients and helps […]

Miracle on Canal St.

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. Miracle program has raised more than $13.6 million for hundreds of area children’s charities. The program began as a way to carry on the […]

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 […]

Holiday Greeting Cards

JDRF and More Than Cards have been working together for more than 12 years.  More Than Cards’s holiday greeting card program has raised more than $2,000,000.  They donate 20% of holiday card sales to JDRF.  The cards are appropriate for businesses thanking their customers and personally spreading the joy of the holiday season to friends […]

CGM-Medicare Bill Introduced in House

JDRF Commends U.S. Representatives Reed, DeGette and Whitfield for Introducing Continuous Glucose Monitor (CGM) Coverage Legislation JDRF commends U.S. Representatives Tom Reed (R-NY), Diana DeGette (D-CO) and Ed Whitfield (R-KY) for introducing legislation, H.R. 5644, the ‘Medicare CGM Access Act of 2014,’ calling for continuous glucose monitor (CGM) coverage by Medicare. This legislation (which now […]

Volunteer Spotlight: Martin Gilmore

Volunteer Spotlight: Martin Gilmore

Martin Gilmore and his wife Susan were Co-Chairs of the Piedmont Triad Hope Gala in 2013. Martin Gilmore is a focused professional and dedicated father who is “in the game” until JDRF has accomplished its vision of creating a world without type 1 diabetes (T1D). Why JDRF? Martin’s daughter, Margaret, was diagnosed with T1D in 2007 […]

A New Switch Hitter for Type 1 Diabetes Discovered

Pancreatic cells are more adaptable and possess a greater potential for self-healing than previously assumed For decades, the prevailing wisdom was that beta cells could not regenerate and that their loss in type 1 diabetes (T1D) was irreversible—the reason why people with T1D require insulin injections for life. JDRF-funded research is helping rewrite the textbook […]

Support JDRF with AmazonSmile

JDRF has been selected to be one of the charities in the @Amazon Smile program. When you shop @Amazon, select JDRF as your charity of choice and for each purchase made, Amazon will donate .5% to JDRF, helping fund type 1 diabetes research. Please click HERE to get started!

Boost JDRF research progress at Walgreens and Duane Reade

Get your flu shot at your community Walgreens or Duane Reade and JDRF will receive money for T1D research From September 1 to November 30, Walgreens will donate $1 to JDRF per flu shot to our supporters — up to a total of $100,000! Download and bring in this JDRF promotional flyer on your visit. […]