Toronto

 

Serving Toronto, York, and Durham Region

235 Yorkland Blvd., Suite 600
Toronto, ON M2J 4Y8
Tel: 647.789.2000
Toll-Free: 1.877.287.3533
Fax: 416.491.2111 


Table of Contents
 

Sun Life Walk to Cure Diabetes for JDRF

Sun Life Ride to Defeat Diabetes for JDRF

Fundraise with Us - Third Party Events

Community Engagement

Get Involved!

Staff Directory


Join us at the 2020 Sun Life Walk to Cure Diabetes for JDRF!

Join us for the Sun Life Walk to Cure Diabetes for JDRF and help raise funds for type 1 diabetes research! As the largest T1D event in Canada, this is more than just a Walk, it's an amazing experience filled with activities, entertainment and the celebration of coming together to change the future of type 1 diabetes forever. Because Walk participants are not defined by their disease, they are #MoreThanT1D.

The Toronto Sun Life Walk to Cure Diabetes for JDRF
Date: Sunday, June 14, 2020
Location: Canada’s Wonderland
 1 Canada's Wonderland Drive, Vaughan, ON L6A 1S6

Register Now

Walk contact:
Natasha Fieldman
Phone: 647.789.2322
Email: [email protected]

We’ll be kicking off this exciting event with a fun-filled morning on the trampolines!


The Toronto Walk Kick-Off Event
Date: Sunday, April 26, 2020
Time: 9:00am – 11:00am
Location: Sky Zone Trampoline Park
 45 Esandar Drive, Unit 1A, Toronto, ON M4G 4C5


RSVP

Walk Kick-Off contact:
Irena Kropman
Phone: 647.789.2033
Email: [email protected]


This event is sponsored by:




 

Sun Life Ride to Defeat Diabetes for JDRF is a high-energy stationary cycling event taking place in cities across Canada. This event will challenge Canadians to pedal for a cure and go further to defeat diabetes.

The Toronto Sun Life Ride to Defeat Diabetes for JDRF
Date: Thursday, October 8, 2020
Location: Nathan Phillips Square
 100 Queen St W, Toronto, ON M5H 2N1

Register Now

Ride contact:
Natasha Fieldman
Phone: 647.789.2322
Email: [email protected]


 

 

  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 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 Kayli at
647-789-2035 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 Erica, [email protected] or 647-789-2038.


Community Events or Upcoming Events


Newest Trends in T1D Research
Join us for an opportunity to meet your local community and get to know families and individuals living with type 1 diabetes. We will also have an exciting presentation from our research information volunteer, Kathy Zhang, Masters of Public Health.

Please feel free to bring your children above the age of 5 - we will have fun activities for them to take part in while you enjoy the presentation! 


Newest Trends in T1D Research
Date: Thursday, April 2, 2020
Time: 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Location: Rouge Wood Community Centre
 110 Shirley Drive, Richmond Hill, ON L4S 1Y9

RSVP

Event contact:
Ellie Fletcher
Phone: 647.789.2020
Email: [email protected]

This event is sponsored by:

 


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 Erica, [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 Erica [email protected]

 


 Become a JDRF Volunteer

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 Danielle [email protected] to learn how you can get involved.

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Staff Directory


Shannon Carkner
Regional Director
[email protected] | 647-789-2042
 

Natasha Fieldman
Peer to Peer & Community Engagement Manager
[email protected]  |  647.789.2322

Dawn Collins
Event Experience and Fundraising Manager
[email protected] | 647.789.2455


Liz Bremner
Corporate Engagement Manager
[email protected] | 647-789-2043


Irena Kropman
Senior Peer to Peer & Community Engagement Coordinator
[email protected]  |  647.789.2033

Ellie Fletcher
Senior Peer to Peer & Community Engagement Coordinator
[email protected]  |  647.789.2020

Jennifer Jones (on mat leave)
Senior Peer to Peer & Community Engagement Coordinator
[email protected]  |  647.789.2020


Tavia Bradshaw
Peer to Peer & Community Engagement Coordinator
[email protected]  |  647.789.2034


Deanna Beran
Corporate Engagement Coordinator
[email protected] / 647-789-2458


Kayli Taylor
Fundraising Coordinator
[email protected] | 647-789-2035
 

Alyshia Collins
Event Logistics Coordinator
[email protected]  |  647.789.2327


Ivy Law
Administrative Assistant
[email protected] | 647-789-2037

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