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 ...


Four More Days until the TELUS Walk to Cure Diabetes

There are only four more days until the TELUS Walk to Cure Diabetes, but that doesn’t mean that you can’t still reach your fundraising goal! Fundraising for the Walk doesn’t end until December 31, 2015.


Answers to your top TELUS Walk Day of Event Questions!

With the TELUS Walk to Cure Diabetes less than two weeks away, we wanted to answer some of the questions we have received across Canada to make event day as smooth as possible.


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).


Lets turn type one into type none