JDRF Blog

Dave Ramdial is our July "Volunteer of the Month"

JDRF is an organization that relies on the dedication and support of our volunteers across Canada. We are excited to highlight Dave Ramdial of UPS Canada, who is our first JDRF Volunteer of the Month.


Ride Volunteers are Integral for Success

“Volunteers are integral to the success of the JDRF Ride for Diabetes Research and raising essential funds to cure, better treat and prevent type 1 diabetes (T1D). From senior leaders in their businesses to department leads to team captains, and everyone in between, we could not accomplish what ...


Gala Volunteers are Celebrated for their Contributions

“As National Volunteer Week approaches, it is only fitting to recognize the many volunteers that selflessly dedicate their time and talent to help JDRF advance its fundraising programs. Whether it be walk, ride, gala, outreach, major gifts, government relations, events or administration, we are ...


Outreach Volunteers Create Impact in T1D Community

“Volunteers are the cornerstone of the Outreach program. Without their tireless commitment and personal experience with type 1 diabetes (T1D), the Outreach program would not be able to provide emotional support and resources to those living with T1D and their families. We would like to express ...


Volunteers at TELUS Walks across Canada show true passion

“JDRF is a lean, well-run charitable organization. This is important to me as a volunteer. Based on the research I’ve seen, I am confident that a cure for type 1 diabetes (T1D) will be discovered. The volunteers at JDRF are passionate about the cause and as a result do an excellent job in ...


JDRF Kick's off National Volunteer Week Celebrations

In honour of National Volunteer Week, Andrew McKee, President and CEO of JDRF wanted to personally thank the thousands of JDRF volunteers across Canada for their dedication and commitment to the organization.


JDRF Global Challenge: The Ultimate Experience!

Are you looking for an adventure of a lifetime? Want to help raise crucial funds that will continue to drive research efforts to find a cure for type 1 diabetes (T1D) and its complications?


Volunteers drive JDRF

Like many not-for-profit organizations, JDRF relies on the time, effort, and (of course) funds raised by volunteers. We couldn't do what we do so efficiently and effectively without their dedication and tireless support.


Lets turn type one into type none