Party City Campaign

From November 2 to 29, make a one-shop stop for all of your party needs – and celebrate your support for JDRF with a checkout donation at Party City.  Stop in today, join the fun, and thank Party City for helping JDRF create a world without type 1 diabetes.

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 […]

Death Valley Ride to Cure Diabetes- Thank You!

Congratulations to the 80 riders and coaches who participated in the Death Valley Ride in October. This ride was cancelled last year due to the government shut down, so the participants were extra excited to attend this year. Thank you to team “Picks Pedalers” who had 22 riders and raised more than $90,000. Joe Pickart […]

There’s Still Time to Reach Your Walk Fundraising Goal!

There’s Still Time to Reach Your Walk Fundraising Goal!

The JDRF Southeastern Wisconsin Chapter would like to extend a special thanks to everyone who participated in the Kohl’s JDRF Walk To Cure Diabetes on Saturday, September 13th at the Milwaukee County Zoo! We are on our way to meeting our goal of $865,000. If you still have money to turn in from Walk Day, […]

Making the T1D Vaccine a Reality

Nanoparticle-based vaccine is designed to re-educate the immune system and halt the attack on the pancreas Over the last three years, Selecta Bioscience, a clinical stage biotechnology company, has been developing nanoparticles called Synthetic Vaccine Particle (SVP) as an immunotherapy for Type 1 diabetes (T1D) with support from JDRF and it was announced this week […]

JDRF-Funded Research Leads to Beta Cell Replacement Breakthrough

A new method for converting stem cells to beta cells could speed encapsulated cell replacement product development and research to cure type 1 diabetes Insulin therapy has long been the only method of treating type 1 diabetes (T1D), but a major breakthrough in producing replacement beta cells is bringing new hope that more effective, alternative […]

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 […]

Unlocking Type 1 Diabetes Data

JDRF partners with Tidepool on data integration software for better type 1 diabetes management JDRF is partnering with the non-profit organization Tidepool to develop a new data integration tool for people with type 1 diabetes (T1D) who use insulin pumps, continuous glucose monitors, or blood glucose meters. The new tool at the center of the […]