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, ...


Out of your Office Chair and onto a Bike Seat

If you work in an office environment, chances are you spend most of your day sitting at a desk in front of a computer. JDRF wants to change that for one hour!


Rider Profile: JoAnne Cutler

As JoAnne Cutler ramps up to participate in her 9th JDRF Ride for Diabetes Research, we got the chance to sit down and talk to her about what her experience has been like thus far.


Ride 2014: Fundraising Tips and Tricks

The JDRF Ride for Diabetes Research is fast approaching and we want to help all of our participants to reach their personal fundraising goal. Whether you work in an office environment or you work from home, there are plenty of ways to make this happen.  


It Only Takes 7 Minutes to Make a Difference

Looking for a fun way to make a difference in your community that only takes seven minutes? Join the 2014 JDRF Ride for Diabetes Research! The JDRF Ride for Diabetes Research is a stationary bike-a-thon that funds type 1 diabetes (T1D) research.


National Volunteer Week 2014: Ride Blog

JDRF is fortunate to have such passionate volunteers. JDRF’s Ride particularly involves many volunteers, from senior leaders in their businesses to department leads to team captains, who support colleagues affected by T1D. 


Ride to Reach 2013

There are many ways you can fundraise for JDRF and help us on our mission to cure, better treat and prevent type 1 diabetes (T1D). Justin O’Connor, President of Okanagan HOME Magazine (www.okanaganhome.com) in Kelowna, BC and Tim Kasten from Kamloops, BC,  organize a third party ...


I Ride for a Cure for my Daughter

I participated a second year and heard another story which also broke my heart. I kept raising money and was thankful all my children were healthy. Then, in February 2011, out of the blue, my daughter Charlotte was diagnosed with T1D and our lives changed. 


Rider Profile: Mary Norris

 I have been participating in the JDRF Ride since 1989, while working for a TD.  When I became involved, it seemed like a good cause and a great team building event to take part in. At the first event I attended, there were just a handful of bikes at the Toronto Delta Chelsea hotel, ...


JDRF Ride 2013 Fundraising Ideas

Fundraising doesn’t have to stop at asking friends, family and co-workers to support you! There are lots of fun ways to raise money for the JDRF Ride for Diabetes Research. Here are some fun ways to fundraise that will help you reach and exceed your fundraising goal while enjoying ...


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