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Barrie, ON L4M 6E9
Tel: 705.792.4833
Fax: 705.792.5098
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Join us for the Sun Life Walk to Cure Diabetes for JDRF and raise funds for vital and life-changing type 1 diabetes (T1D) research! Be part of a collective rally that brings together thousands of people whose lives are touched by T1D and want to change the face of the disease forever.

Our Barrie and Belleville Walks have already taken place, and were a big success! If you weren’t able to join us at those events, we have two more Walks coming up in September:

Kingston Walk

Date: Sunday, September 22, 2019
Location: Lake Ontario Park – 920 King Street West, Kingston, ON K7M 8H3


North Bay Walk

Date: Sunday, September 29, 2019
Location: Lee Park, Memorial Picnic Area – 800 Memorial Drive, North Bay, ON P1A 1T6


Register today! For more information please contact Tracey  at 705-792-4833 or [email protected]

Local Sponsors

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  Fundraise Your Way – Third Party Events

 Host a T1D Fundraiser

Be a Diabetes Champion! Join our dedicated team of fundraisers by raising funds in support of diabetes research. 

There are countless ways to contribute! Host your own fundraiser….Join a community event…. Rally your co-workers…. Get your school involved. Your passion combined with our expertise will ensure your efforts make a major impact on the lives of Canadians living with type 1 diabetes (T1D).

We’ve made it easy for you to organise a fundraiser that is meaningful to you while raising funds for vital research. Choose a fundraising idea and then let us know what you want to do. We’ll provide you with all the tools and support you need to make it a success.

For more information on how to start your own event, please contact
Tracey Raycroft at 705-792-4833 or email [email protected]

Get started with your fundraising event…

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Community Engagement

Whether you are newly diagnosed or have been living with type 1 diabetes (T1D) for a while, you are not alone. JDRF is here to give you the information and resources you need to help you on your journey. We understand life with type 1 diabetes and we are here to help.  If you would like to speak with someone today, please contact Tracey, [email protected] or 705-792-4899.

Community Events or Upcoming Events

Stay tuned for upcoming community events!

Bag of Hope

Does your child have type 1 diabetes? You are not alone. 
A free bag that includes educational materials, activity books and Rufus, the Bear with Diabetes®. Order your Bag of Hope today!
For more information contact, please contact Tracey [email protected]

Talk T1D

Looking for someone to talk to? You are not alone.
Talk T1D is one on one support to people who are impacted by type 1 diabetes from trained volunteers who have been there. Get connected today!

JDRF Ambassadors

JDRF Ambassadors are children, youth and adults who are motivated to tell their stories to others. We train and support over 200 ambassadors to attend speaking events across the country at schools, workplaces and fundraising events. By telling their stories, they help raise awareness about the realities of living with type 1 diabetes. For more information on how to become an ambassador, contact Tracey [email protected]


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Volunteers Wanted

Whether it's the Sun Life Walk to Cure Diabetes for JDRF or any other JDRF event that takes place during the year, they all require a considerable amount of volunteer help.

This help can be pre-event, working on one of many committees involving recruitment of participants, solicitation of sponsorships for items and services, or day-of-event duties such as registration, route supervision, kids activities, barbecue/refreshment area, etc.

For information on the many volunteer opportunities available, please contact Tracey Raycroft at 705.792.4833 or [email protected].

Volunteers are the backbone of JDRF and their support is truly appreciated!

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