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Bedford, NS B4A 2X9
Tel: 902.453.1009
Toll-Free: 1.888.439.5373
Fax: 902.453.2528

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TELUS Walk to Cure Diabetes


2014 TELUS Walk to Cure Diabetes

We'd like to extend a huge thank you to all our JDRF Families, walkers, sponsors and volunteers for coming out to the TELUS Walk to Cure Diabetes at Dewolfe Park in Bedford on June 8.  




The TELUS Walk to Cure Diabetes may be over, but the fundraising continues! You have until December 31 to submit donations in support of the 2014 TELUS Walk to Cure Diabetes! 

Thank you for continuing to fundraise through the summer months!
With your help, we can reach our goal of $135,500



Victoria Park


Registration Time:
8:00 a.m.
Start Time:
9:30 a.m.

Walk Length: 3 KM

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JDRF Photo Gallery

 Check us out at JDRF Halifax to see all the great things JDRF is doing in our communities.

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Thanks to all our Riders, Volunteers & Supporters for your contribution to the
JDRF Ride for Diabetes Research that took place on November 1.

Mark your calendars for the 2014 Ride~November 14, 2014

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Outreach & Family Support Network 


JDRF Presents
Finding Balance Conference

Saturday, October 4, 2014
9:00 am  to 5:00 pm
Halifax Westin
1181 Hollis St
Halifax, NS B3H 2P6

This is an all day conference that will provide tools & tips on balancing
diabetes & mental health.  There will be activities for kids & lunch provided.

Guest speakers include:

Dr. Mike Vallis

Joe Salowiejczyk

Kerri Sparling



Locally presented by:

National Mental Health Supporter


Family Support Network

Family Support Group meetings are held monthly in communities throughout Nova Scotia to provide support, conversation, and a break for parents/caregivers of youth living with T1D. It is an informal meeting that gives parents an opportunity to discuss the issues they face each day, as well as share experiences that may help newly diagnosed families.

The Family Support Network is run by a group of dedicated JDRF volunteers.  For more information, contact JDRF halifax@jdrf.ca or 1.888.439.5373


There will be a Family Support Group Meeting
Monday, September 8 at the
Keshen Goodman Library
6:30 p.m.


DM 1 Dish & Dine

Are you an adult living with T1D who is interested in getting together with other adults with T1D?  For more information about the DM1 Dish & Dine - Adult Support for Type 1s contact JDRF halifax@jdrf.ca

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Thank You!

We would like to thank our industry partners for supporting JDRF and our events throughout 2013 and we look forward to working with you in 2014.

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Fundraising in Your Community (Third Party Events)

What is a third party event? It is a fundraising event for JDRF, organized independently
by an outside (third) party.

If your company, club, or group is interested in helping raise funds for JDRF, there are many ways to do so. From raffles to barbecues, bake sales, garage sales, car washes, and golf tournaments, the only limit is your imagination!

If you are interested in hosting an event or would like more information, contact the JDRF office. 


Pictou County Run/Walk to Cure Diabetes


Sunday, September 28, 2014

The Pictou County Run/Walk to Cure Diabetes is an energetic
community event for all ages and abilities.
Join us on the Pictou Waterfront Sunday, September 28, 2014. 

Run at 9 a.m. community walk begins at 11 a.m.

Walkers are welcome to the run event but if you plan to walk with strollers,
small children or pets it is best to participate in the community walk at 11 a.m.

Finishing medals for all run participants. 

Great prizes for top fundraisers. 

Great snacks, music and BBQ for everyone!

Please note - there is a $40.00 day of registration fee for people who are not fundraising but still want to run.


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Volunteer Opportunities

We’re always happy to welcome new volunteers to help out at our fundraising events, to serve on event planning committees, and to assist staff in the JDRF.  For more information on local volunteer opportunities, email or call the JDRF office.

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Our Staff

Marilyn Holm
Atlantic Regional Manager
Tel: 902.453.2720 | Toll-Free: 1.888.439.5373

Wendy Sampson
Senior Fundraising & Development Coordinator, Ride & Administration
Tel: 902.453.1009 | Toll-Free: 1.888.439.5373

Alanna Swartz
Senior Fundraising & Development Coordinator, Walk & Outreach
902.453.1586 Toll Free: 1.888.439.5373

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