London

 380 Wellington Street, Tower B, 6th Floor
London, ON N6A 5B5
Tel: 519.964.2850
Fax: 519.964.2701
london@jdrf.ca


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Revolution Ride to Defeat Diabetes, Presented by Sun Life Financial
London Results 2018

Thank you to everyone who took part in the London Revolution Ride to Defeat Diabetes, presented by Sun Life Financial.  We rode, we sweated, had fun and enjoyed a fantastic day with our fellow fundraisers and colleagues.  
 
There was so much energy and thank you to REV 3K Spin Studio for donating the space and bikes. 
 
We still have money coming in with grants, corporate donations and company matches.

We had rides away from the main site including TD York St call centre, Ecole Secondaire Catholique Monsigneur Bruyere and RBC St Thomas.
 
You barbequed, baked cakes, sold books and paper sneakers. Challenged other colleagues in their fundraising. Some Harrison Pensa LLP riders will be elves for their end of year celebration!
 
We welcomed CBRE and London Life to the ride.  Deloitte returned after a 2 year gap. 
 
We are happy to announce that when all the money is in, the event should make over $40,000 for JDRF and type 1 diabetes research.  
 
Without you and your fundraising we would not be able to pursue our goal of defeating type 1 diabetes and turning type 1 into type none. 

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Thank you to all of our participants who raised funds to cure Type One Diabetes!

We held 3 Sun Life Walk to Cure Diabetes for JDRF at
 Sarnia, Chatham and London.
We had over 800 people come out and walk for a cure.

We are still counting latest fundraising update

Sarnia $24,000
Chatham $11,000
London $145,000

Thank you for all your hard work and dedication.

No research is possible without your fundraising and your help so that JDRF can find a cure for Type One Diabetes.

Thank you to all our volunteers who work hard all year. If you would like to join our walk committee, please email london@jdrf.ca


 


 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 big impact on the lives of Canadians living with type 1 diabetes (T1D).

We’ve made it easy for you to organize 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 Francis at 647-789-2455 or email flanza@jdrf.ca.

Get started with your fundraising event…

 
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Community Engagement

JDRF is pleased to provide our complimentary Bag of Hope to our newly diagnosed families, containing a variety of educational and reference materials that will help you along the way.

As a special gift, children under the age of 12 will also receive a Rufus or Ruby, The Bear with Diabetes™, designed to help children cope and learn about insulin injections.

Mentor Program

When a loved one is diagnosed with diabetes, it can be a traumatic and stressful time. Fear, sadness, anger and confusion about how to manage the disease can leave families feeling alone and overwhelmed.

You are not alone. JDRF’s Family Network of Volunteers can help!

Through the Family Network, families touched by diabetes can be connected with a trained mentor, receive much needed emotional support and information about diabetes resources, as well as education about what they can do to help find a cure.

JDRF’s Family Network is made up of regular families dealing with similar struggles. It is an invaluable support network to those living with T1D. 

Please check us out on Facebook.

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Volunteering with JDRF

We need your help!

There are many ways you can help make a difference:

  • Help out at the office. We have mailings to stuff, stamps to stick, photos to file, envelopes to seal, media calls to make, and our database to keep up-to-date!

  • Work at an event. Be part of the team. Each year JDRF needs a virtual army of volunteers to make our fabulous events a success!

  • Serve on a committee. Help develop the Chapter’s communications strategy. Be part of the Public Outreach Program. Serve on our Corporate Recruitment or Development committees. Coordinate a TELUS Walk site. Help organize a Gala program. Solicit items for our event auctions. Our committees give our Chapter its sparkle!

  • Participate in our Government Relations Program. Let your voice be heard! Sign up to be an advocate and contact your Member of Parliament about diabetes-related policies.

  • Join our Third-party Events Program. Hold a party for JDRF! Coordinate a garage sale or a special shopping day with the dollars raised benefiting JDRF and diabetes research. The only limit is your imagination!

  • Donate through your business. Make a gift of your printing or design services. Contribute your photography skills. Use your public relations firm to help get press for a Chapter event. Donate a company product or an item for our live and silent auctions. Make your restaurant, golf course, or other facility available at no charge for JDRF events.

Help take us one step closer to a cure!

If you are interested in volunteering, please email us!

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Lets turn type one into type none