Kamloops (incl. YT)

Kathy Grant
Sr. Peer-to-Peer Fundraising and Community Engagement Coordinator
PO Box 24032 Northhills Mall PO
Kamloops, BC V2B 8R3
Tel: 250.299.2456

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2017 Telus Walk to Cure Diabetes

Thank you to the supporters in the Kamloops and surrounding areas. We are very pleased and honoured to report that our 2017 Kamloops Telus Walk to Cure Diabetes raised OVER $120,000! With hundreds of participants showing up for a stroll through the BC Wildlife Park, participate in some terrific activities, eat some great food and socialize this is one highly sought after event year over year!

2017 Dates & Locations:

Sunday, June 11, 2017 Sunday, September 24, 2017
Kamloops – BC Wildlife Park East Kootenay, Cranbrook – Rotary Park
Sunday, June 25, 2017 Sunday, May 28, 2017
Prince George – College Heights Secondary School Whitehorse – Shipyards Park


Thank you to our local sponsors for helping us turn type one to type none:


& Pronto Enterprises LTD.

SAVE THE DATE: June 10, 2018 BC Wildlife Park

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Community Events

Swing Fore the Cure Golf Tournament
September 9, 2017


Kamloops Blazers JDRF Kamloops Night  
November 18, 2017

More details coming very soon! Sign up for our newsletter to find out first! Open to all families, supporters and people living with T1D. 

Meet a Machine

Date: 2018 Date still TBD

Venue: Kamloops Pow Wow Grounds off the Yellowhead Hwy.

Cost: $5 per person/$15 per family

Come join us for our 3rd annual Meet a Machine event with all proceeds benefitting JDRF! We will have over 50 super cool machines that kids can touch, sit on, and in some cases, even ride! There will be pony buggy rides, face painting, a bouncy castle, food and refreshments, door prizes, and much more!

For more information, please contact Jim at: jicamoo@hotmail.com.

Check out all the fun from last year's event!

Some of the machines on site will include...

  • Helicopter
  • Dragster
  • Excavators
  • Telehandlers
  • Army vehicles
  • Vintage vehicles
  • Luxury Tour Coach
  • Pleasure crafts

Entertainment will include...

  • Face painting by donation
  • Bouncy castle 
  • Pony buggy rides $5 each or $10 for 2 to 4 kids/adults
  • Kamloops Woodworkers Guild demos and toy making
  • Big Little Science Centre Robotics
  • Fun & Games
  • Kamloops Belly Laughs Children's Events
  • Jump 'N' Jax Entertainment
  • Kamloops Makerspace Group
  • High Country Flyers
  • Heritage Model Railway Club
  • Kamloops Exploration Group

Thanks to our wonderful sponsors:
Platinum sponsor

Venue sponsor

Print sponsor

Bronze sponsor
KGHM Ajax Mining

Media sponsors
B100/98.3 CIFM

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For more information, click here or contact Deborah Cushing at 604-292-2771 or by email at dcushing@jdrf.ca.

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