JDRF Blog

Did you join the community?

Where did you join the community this weekend? On Sunday, June 8, I personally joined the community in Vancouver, BC for the TELUS Walk to Cure Diabetes.What an incredible, fun-filled day at Stanley Park!


Register and Recruit for the TELUS Walk to Cure Diabetes

 The TELUS Walk to Cure Diabetes is on the horizon and there is still time to get involved. Join more than 45,000 people across Canada as we come together as a community committed to raising funds for research to cure, better treat and prevent type 1 diabetes (T1D).


National Volunteer Week 2014: Gala

During National Volunteer Week, we would like to take the opportunity to recognize the many volunteers that contribute their time and talent to many JDRF programs. Whether it is the TELUS Walk, Ride, Gala, Outreach, Major Gifts, Government Relations, events or administration, we ...


Gatsby Glamour in Support of JDRF

Support for JDRF comes in many different ways. Through volunteering, participating in events or making general donations. JDRF also offers a great online tool to ‘Fundraise Your Way’, allowing organizers to plan their own events to raise funds for type 1 diabetes (T1D) research, and ...


The Moncton Touch-A-Truck was a Huge Success!

On September 28, 2013 the Moncton Chapter of JDRF Canada organized an exciting event called Touch-A-Truck, which was a complete success. The event helped raise critical funds for type 1 diabetes (T1D) research and was one of the highlight events of September for the Moncton community.


JDRF 2013 Galas: Raising Funds for T1D Research

Every year, JDRF offices across Canada and their respective Gala committees come up with a unique theme for their location’s annual JDRF Gala.  Thousands of families, volunteers, donors, partners and sponsors come out for an elegant evening complete with an enticing formal ...


Register and Recruit for the JDRF Walk

The JDRF Walk to Cure Diabetes is on the horizon and there is still time to get involved in your community. Join more than 45,000 people across Canada as we come together as a community committed to raising funds for research to cure, better treat and prevent type 1 diabetes (T1D).


T1D Champion, Lorne Shiff Gears Up for JDRF International's Ride to Cure Diabetes

Meet Lorne Shiff. Lorne 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, a proud father, and a true T1D champion. This ...


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?


285 kms for a Cure

Three years ago, Grant Fletcher bought a road bike as a 60th birthday gift to himself and set a goal of completing a bike ride for a charity every year for five years. This year, JDRF was lucky enough to be selected as his charity of choice. Below, Grant shares with us his experience cycling the around ...


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