Mississauga


Serving the communities of Mississauga, Oakville and Brampton

6790 Century Ave., Suite 400
Mississauga, ON L5N 2V8
Tel: 905.608.8067
Fax: 905.608.8062
peelhalton@jdrf.ca


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 Upcoming Events

Sun Life Walk to Cure Diabetes for JDRF
Peel Walk kick off

Date: March 24, 2019
Time: 11:00 am
Location: Real Canadian Superstore – Community Room
3050 Argentia Road
Mississauga, ON L5N 8E1


Date: March 31, 2019
Time: 11:00 am
Location: Longos – Community Room
469 Cornwall Road
Oakville, ON L6J 7S8

 

Contact Asha: alewis-isaacs@jdrf.ca or 905.608.8067 x233

Sponsored by:


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2019 Research Night


This research night is presented by:



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.


Date: Sunday, June 9, 2019
Location: Streetsville Memorial Park, 355 Church Street, Mississauga

Register today!

 

Walk Contact:
Asha
Phone: 905.608.8067 x233
Email: alewis-isaacs@jdrf.ca 

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Save the date! 

The Mississauga Ride to Defeat Diabetes, presented by Sun Life Financial is taking place on Thursday, May 2, 2019!

Date: Thursday, May 2, 2019
Location: RBC Towers Courtyard, 6880 Financial Drive, Mississauga


Ride Contact:
Brittany
Phone: 905.608.8067 x223
Email: bvoorberg@jdrf.ca 

The JDRF Revolution Ride to Defeat Diabetes, presented by Sun Life Financial, is a high-energy stationary cycling event taking place in cities across Canada. This event will challenge Canadians to go further to defeat diabetes.

 

 

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 Fundraise Your Way – Third Party Event

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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Peel Chapter Community Engagement

Bag of Hope

JDRF is pleased to provide our complimentary Bag of Hope, which contains a variety of educational and reference materials to help newly diagnosed children and families along the way.

To learn more about the Bag of Hope program, please visit the T1D Hub.

Mentor Program

Your child has just been diagnosed with diabetes. What do you do now? 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're not alone. JDRF's Mentor Program Volunteers can help.

JDRF’s Mentor Program can provide much-needed emotional support, information about diabetes resources, education about what families can do to help find a cure and, most of all, be a good listener. JDRF’s Family Network is free of charge, and we are here to help as long as you need it. Please note that our volunteers are not healthcare professionals and are unable to provide medical advice for which you should consult your doctor or other healthcare professional.

If you would like to learn more about the JDRF Mentor Program, please visit the T1D Hub.

For more information, please contact us at 905.608.8067 or peelhalton@jdrf.ca.

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In Honour and In Memory Donations

In Honour
Make a donation to honour someone you love, or celebrate a special occasion. JDRF will send a personalized card to the person you honour on your behalf.

In Memory
Make a gift in memory of a loved one who has passed away. JDRF will send a sympathy card to the family and friends on your behalf.

For more information about how you can make a donation or start an In Honour/ In Memory Campaign, please contact Ivy Law at 647.789.2037 or ilaw@jdrf.ca.


Volunteer Opportunities

A donation of your time is valuable to JDRF. JDRF relies on its dedicated volunteers to achieve its mission to find a cure for diabetes and its complications through the support of research. 

If you’re interested in volunteering at an upcoming event or during office hours, please contact peelhalton@jdrf.ca.

 


Join Our Community!

Connect with our community and keep up-to-date with announcements, events, contests, and more!

 

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Staff Directory


Asha Lewis-Isaacs
Senior Peer-to-Peer and Community Engagement Coordinator 
alewis-isaacs@jdrf.ca / 905-608-8067 x233

Brittany Voorberg
Senior Peer-to-Peer and Community Engagement Coordinator
bvoorberg@jdrf.ca / 905-608-8067 x223

Jeff King
Event Logistics Coordinator
jking@jdrf.ca / 905-608-8067 x 221

Ivy Law
Administrative Assistant
ilaw@jdrf.ca / 647-789-2037

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