JDRF Blog

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. 


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 ...


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.


Last minute fundraising ideas

With the ​TELUS Walk to Cure Diabetes less than four weeks away, here are some last minute fundraising ideas to help you reach or surpass your fundraising goals.


Grow your team and be the Walking for a Cure Type!

The 2015 TELUS Walk to Cure Diabetes is right around the corner and there is still time to grow your team and exceed your fundraising goal! This year, our goal is to raise $7.4 million. With your help, we can exceed our goal and make an impact on the lives of over 300,000 people affected by T1D.


Walk Wednesday Series: Fundraising tips for the office

If you’re participating in the 2015 TELUS Walk to Cure Diabetes, we’ve got some great fundraising tips for you! Whether you work for a participating organization or you’re fundraising for a family team, these office fundraisers will help increase your pledges.


Walk Wednesday Series: Are you the Walking for a Cure Type?

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


Walk Wednesday Series: TELUS Walk Volunteers

The Annual Walk Wednesday blog post series has officially begun! Our very first post of 2015 is dedicated to our OUTSTANDING TELUS Walk Volunteers! Without all of you, the Walk would not be the amazing event that it is today.


Be the Type to Make a Difference

Registration is now open for the 2015 TELUS Walk to Cure Diabetes events across Canada! The TELUS Walk to Cure Diabetes provides individuals touched by type 1 diabetes (T1D) the opportunity to unite with others with a similar passion, and to raise critical funds for ...


Lets turn type one into type none