JDRF Blog

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1. The Research Continues

Before I became involved in JDRF, I didn't realize the extent of the research that goes on as a result of this organization. Their research has the potential to affect lives across Canada and even around the world. 


2. Jack Stuart is headed for Capitol Hill!

14- year- old Vancouver native and long-time JDRF advocate, Jack Stuart is packing his bags and heading for Capitol Hill. Jack was selected to be one of 160 children from around the world to visit Washington, D.C., for the JDRF 2015 Children’s Congress taking place from July ...


3. 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. 


4. 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 ...


5. Looking to donate to JDRF? Get students involved too!

This June, make your end of the year party a charitable one! Encourage your students to fundraise, build a sense of community, and make a difference in the fight against type 1 diabetes (T1D)! 


6. 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.


7. JDRF Canada has reached a Facebook Milestone!

Thanks to you we have reached over 20,000 likes! Thank you for your continued support to turn type one into type none.


8. 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.


9. Young Adult Series

The transition from child to young adult can be very challenging, especially when you throw type 1 diabetes (T1D) into the mix. JDRF reached out to a group of young adults living with T1D and asked them to share their experiences on a wide-array of topics.


10. 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.


Lets turn type one into type none