JDRF Blog

Lorne Shiff takes on the JDRF Ride Again!

Lorne Shiff has been a member of the JDRF family his entire life; his parents, Helaine and Allan Shiff, helped establish JDRF Canada back in 1974 shortly after Lorne was diagnosed with T1D. He is a valued member of the JDRF Board of Directors, ...


The Research Continues

Before I became involved in JDRF, I didn't realize the extent of the research that goes on as a result of this organization. Their research has the potential to affect lives across Canada and even around the world. 


Jack Stuart is headed for Capitol Hill!

14- year- old Vancouver native and long-time JDRF advocate, Jack Stuart is packing his bags and heading for Capitol Hill. Jack was selected to be one of 160 children from around the world to visit Washington, D.C., for the JDRF 2015 Children’s Congress taking place from July ...


Mark Nicholson: Volunteer Profile

We recently had the opportunity to speak to Mark Nicholson, a long-time JDRF volunteer and supporter about his experience volunteering and why he continues to support JDRF. We are so thankful for the thousands of volunteers that support JDRF each year. 


How far would you go for T1D research?

We want to know how far you would go to make a difference in the lives of over 300,000 Canadians living with type 1 diabetes (T1D)!


Were you the type to walk for a cure?

Were you the type to make a difference in type 1 diabetes (T1D) research this weekend? On June 14, over 45,000 Canadians joined together to make an impact on the lives of those living with T1D. 


Joelle's Gang is the Walk Since 2006 Type

This year, Joelle’s Gang is marking its 10-year anniversary for the TELUS Walk to Cure Diabetes in Montreal. For the past decade, this team of extremely passionate people, led by Samantha and Justin Vineberg, their family and friends, continues to be one of the biggest fundraising ...


Looking to donate to JDRF? Get students involved too!

This June, make your end of the year party a charitable one! Encourage your students to fundraise, build a sense of community, and make a difference in the fight against type 1 diabetes (T1D)! 


JDRF Canada has reached a Facebook Milestone!

Thanks to you we have reached over 20,000 likes! Thank you for your continued support to turn type one into type none.


Are you the won't stop until there is a cure type?

The 2015 TELUS Walk to Cure Diabetes is right around the corner and there is still time to exceed your fundraising goal! This year, our goal is to raise $7.4 million.


Lets turn type one into type none