Winnipeg (incl. Thunder Bay)
PO Box 48145 Lakewood RPO
Winnipeg, MB R2J 4A3
Tel: 204.953.4477 | Toll-Free: 1.877.287.3533
Table of Contents
- House ParT1D
- House ParT1D Kick Off Week
- Sun Life Ride to Defeat Diabetes for JDRF
- A Starry Starry Night Gala
- Volunteer Opportunities
- Donate Your Vehicle
This June 14th join Canada's largest, family-friendly virtual and interactive house party! We will rally together those affected by type 1 diabetes to unite, get loud and raise funds to accelerate the pace of diabetes research.
Step 1: Register
Step 2: Choose your own fundraising challenge, whether it’s 100km on a stationary bike or a bead-a-thon – anything is virtually possible.
Step 3: Start fundraising and then live stream your house party on June 14th and show Canada what you’re doing to move towards a cure for type 1 diabetes.
Visit jdrfparty.ca to register today!
For more information about participating in this event, please contact Taryn Harrison at [email protected].
For more information about sponsorship opportunities, please contact Tricia McLaren at [email protected].
Join your T1D community as we kick off Canada's largest virtual house party turning type one diabetes into type none!
We're offering you a full week of fun activities to keep you entertained and informed on how to succeed with your fundraising efforts. Come learn and ask your questions!
Kick-Off week will run from May 3rd to May 10th where you can join, learn and have fun. Here's what you can expect:
- May 3, 2020: Join our Virtual Kick-off Presentation at 1pm CDT. Find out what the JDRF House ParT1D for a Cure will look like and how you can join in the fun. Hear from JDRF Canada's Chief Scientific Officer Dr. Sarah Linklater on updates around the top type 1 diabetes (T1D) research advancements happening right here in Canada.
- May 4, 2020: Learn about Omnipod products and ask questions at their virtual presentation and Q&A
- Join us for a fun time completing JDRF's at home scavenger hunt! Complete the tasks, create your team poster and share a picture on social media. Here's a fun example from Team Hattie for Mattie in Winnipeg:
- Finish the week off by creating your very own fundraising video, which you can use to inspire your friends and family to support your House ParT1D campaign.
- More exciting activities to be added!
Follow JDRF's social media throughout the week to learn more about JDRF's House ParT1D for a Cure Presented by Omnipod and get updates on kick-off week. Also, learn how you can fundraise from home. Whether it's a virtual dinner with friends, 100km on a stationary bike or a bead-a-thon - anything can be virtually possible.
RSVP today to be a part of our exciting kick-off week. Your RSVP enters you in a draw for a $50 gift card to VISA!
Most importantly, let's come together to ensure that in this difficult time, we do everything we can to cure, prevent, and treat T1D!
2020 Ride Date TBA
Thank you for joining us for the 2019 Ride! We look forward to seeing you next year at the 2020 Ride!
This is a difficult time for all of us as we confront a new challenge facing our community, the COVID-19 pandemic. To help stop the spread of the virus, we are rescheduling the A Starry Starry Night Gala, honouring Gary & Gwen Steiman from April 25th to September 12th, 2020. While we are disappointed, we won’t be able to hold this special event for you next month, we know it’s in the best interest of our collective health.
We hope that you will join us in supporting this important event and continue to buy tickets and tables for the September date. Your support is more important now than ever before and will help us continue to advance our mission and vision during this crisis.
If with the change on date, you can no longer attend and have already purchased tickets and/or tables, you can contact Kim Leroy at [email protected] to change your purchase to a Fund-A-Cure donation (100% tax receiptable), or to receive a refund.
We look forward to seeing you in September!
A third party event is a fundraising event for JDRF that is organized independently by an outside (third) party. Many different groups, businesses, & individuals show their support of diabetes research every year by holding events or making corporate donations to JDRF.
If your company, club, or group is interested in helping raise funds for JDRF, there are many ways to do so, from raffles to barbecues, bake sales to car washes, and golf tournaments.
The only limit is your imagination!
For more information, or to host a third party event in support of JDRF,
please contact our office at 204.953.4477 or [email protected].
It is because of the tireless dedication of our volunteers that JDRF is able to continue on our mission of finding a cure for diabetes & its complications through the support of research. We welcome anyone who can help out at our various events throughout the year.
If you can spare some of your time to volunteer,
Kim Leroy at 204.953.4471 or [email protected]
You can donate your unwanted cars, trucks, heavy equipment, tractors, recreational vehicles, boats, ATVs, motorcycles, snowmobiles...
Through ADESA Auctions, JDRF can take them all!
Once sold, the net proceeds of the sale will go to JDRF. You will receive a charitable tax receipt for your donation and you will have helped to raise funds for critical diabetes research.