12-442 Millen Rd
Stoney Creek, ON, L8E 6H2
Tel: 905.664.1432 or 1.866.602.6662
Table of Contents:
- TELUS Walk to Cure Diabetes
- JDRF Revolution Ride to Defeat Diabetes
- Community Engagement and Local Support Group Meetings
- Volunteer Opportunities
- Third Party Events
The TELUS Walk to Cure Diabetes events are coming up quickly, and we want to know….
Are you the Walking for a Cure Type??
PLEASE JOIN US!
HAMILTON – Sunday, June 12 – Pier 4 Park
BRANTFORD – Sunday, June 26 – Waterworks Park
NIAGARA REGION (Welland) – Sunday, September 18 – Welland Arena
We promise you a fun day, with live music, children’s activities and a BBQ lunch for all participants!
Register your team today at www.jdrf.ca/walk
Pledge forms have been sent out to all past participants in the Hamilton & Brantford events, but if you moved since last year, or if you would like to receive one electronically, or for information on sponsorship opportunities, please email Anne at email@example.com or call the office at
905-664-1432 or 1-866- 602- 6662
We also need volunteers for all our events, so if you would prefer to support the Walk by volunteering your time, please contact Anne for details regarding volunteer opportunities available at each event
Thursday, October 6, Plaza Level Jackson Square
Three Ride times available: 10:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m.
(35 bikes available in each ride time)
Thursday, September 22, 2016
Cedar Springs Health Racquet & Sportsclub
960 Cumberland Avenue, Burlington
Two Ride times available: 11:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m.
(20 bikes available in each ride time)
Registration for the two Ride events will be open soon!
Please contact Anne at firstname.lastname@example.org or Leslie at email@example.com
Or call 905 664 1432 – 1 866 602 6662 to get further information on how to form your team!!
Bag of Hope
JDRF is pleased to provide our complimentary Bag of Hope, which contains a variety of educational and reference materials to help newly diagnosed children and their families along the way.
As a special gift, children under the age of 12 will also receive a Rufus bear, The Bear with Diabetes™, designed to help children cope and learn about insulin injections.
To receive your Bag of Hope, please contact Anne Martin at 905.664.1432 - 1.866.602.6662 or e mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Your child has just been diagnosed with diabetes - what do you do now? When a loved one is diagnosed with diabetes, it can be a traumatic and stressful time. Fear, sadness, anger and confusion about how to manage the disease can leave families feeling alone and overwhelmed.
You are not alone - JDRF's Mentor Program Volunteers can help.
The Mentor Program can provide much needed emotional support, information about diabetes resources, education about what families can do to help find a cure, and most of all, be a good listener. JDRF's Family Network is free of charge, and we are here to help as long as you need it. Please note: our volunteers are not healthcare professionals, and are unable to provide specific medical advice, for which you should contact your doctor or other healthcare professional.
If you would like information about the Mentor Program, please contact Anne Martin at 905.664.1432 - 1.866.602.6662 or e mail email@example.com
Local Support Groups
There are several support groups that meet in the Hamilton/Burlington/Niagara area to provide peer support to families living with type 1 diabetes (T1D).
Hamilton & Area Parents Support Group:
Wilf Ruland, 905.648.1296, firstname.lastname@example.org
Burlington & Oakville Parents Support Group:
Christina McNaughton, 905.592.1372, email@example.com
Niagara T1D Families
Tracy Di Marco, 905.360.0351, firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information on local JDRF family activities, or our mentoring program for newly diagnosed families, please contact Anne Martin at email@example.com.
Whether it's the TELUS Walk to Cure Diabetes, the Ride for Diabetes Research, or any other JDRF event that takes place during the year, they all require a considerable amount of volunteer help.
This help can be pre-event, working on one of many committees involving recruitment of participants, solicitation of sponsorships for items and services, or day-of event duties such as registration, route supervision, kids activities, barbecue/refreshment area, etc.
For information on the many volunteer opportunities available, please contact Anne Martin at 905.664.1432 - 1.866.602.6662 or e mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Volunteers are the backbone of JDRF and their support is truly appreciated!
WE ARE CURRENTLY LOOKING FOR VOLUNTEERS TO ASSIST WITH THE UPCOMING TELUS WALK TO CURE DIABETES EVENTS, IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN JOINING ANY OF OUR COMMITTEES (walker recruitment, corporate sponsorship, day of logistics etc.) please contact Anne Martin at 905.664.1432/1.866.602.6662 or email@example.com you can help us bring a cure for diabetes one step closer!
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 wish to host a third party event in support of JDRF, or are interested in more information, please contact Anne Martin at 905.664.1432/1.866.602.6662 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fundraise at your child's School
Why not ask your child's school to hold a Toonie Day in support of JDRF? Many schools will support the child within their own school community - JDRF can provide "In Support of" stickers and paper sneakers to support this program, as they bring us one step closer to a cure. Contac the JDRF office for further details.
Fundraise Your Way
Without people like you, JDRF would not be able to do the things we do - so put your imagination to work! There is no limit to the different ways that you can personally help raise funds and awareness in support of diabetes research. Whether it is a challenging sporting activity, celebrating a birthday, special anniversary or wedding, honoring a loved one, or organizing a trivia night, you can start your own fundraising campaign and have friends, family and colleagues sponsor you, or ask them to donate to your worthy cause!
Please click here to learn more about how you can Fundraise Your Way
Fundraising campaign ideas include (but are not limited to)
- Golf Tournaments
- Honoring a loved one
- Garage sales
- Dinner/lunch parties
- Casual Days at work
- Car washes
- Grey Cup/Superbowl Parties
For more information on how to start your own fundraiser, contact Anne Martin at 905.664.1432 - 1.866.602. 6662 or e mail email@example.com
In Honor and In Memory Donations
You can make a donation to JDRF in honor of someone you love, to celebrate a special birthday or anniversary, just call the office and we can easily process your donation and send out a personalized card to the person being honored on your behalf.
If you wish to make a donation in memory of someone who has passed away, we will send a card to the next of kin to acknowledge your donation to JDRF;in memory of their loved one.
Call Anne Martin for further details 905.664.1432/1.866.602.6662 or firstname.lastname@example.org.