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11. You have helped us exceed our expectations, but lets not stop there!

Two weeks left– Let’s keep the momentum going, donate to JDRF today! There are only two weeks left to make an impact on the lives of 300,000 Canadians living with type 1 diabetes (T1D).


12. NDAM is coming to an end!

As November comes to an end, so does National Diabetes Awareness Month (NDAM)! This year, our campaign, You Don’t Know the Half of It aimed to debunk the misconceptions of living with type 1 diabetes (T1D).


13. JDRF Ambassador, Kaleigh Burkett’s T1D Story

Kaleigh Burkett is a seven year old girl from Vancouver Island, who was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes (T1D) just over two years ago. Kaleigh is a JDRF Ambassador and fundraises for JDRF by selling jewelry on her Etsy page, in which $10 from each purchase ...


14. My Mongol Derby Adventure

In the post below, Lynn describes her exciting journey through Mongolia and the challenges that she experienced throughout this incredibly tough race.


15. JDRF Canada Opens the Market

On Friday, September 20, Dave Prowten, President & CEO, JDRF Canada, and Charlotte Romain, Youth Ambassador, JDRF Canada joined Eleanor Fritz, Director, Compliance & Disclosure, Toronto Stock Exchange to open the market and raise awareness of the 25th annual ...


16. 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, ...


17. 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 ...


18. 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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