Serving Waterloo Region, Huron, Bruce, Grey
& Wellington County
Contact: Robin McLean
PO Box 7 Cambridge PO
Cambridge Galt ON N1R 3B0
T: 519.496.7752 | email@example.com
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Table of Contents
- Local Events Calendar
- Volunteer Opportunities
- 2019 Sun Life Walk to Cure Diabetes for JDRF
- Fundraise Your Way – Third Party Events
- JDRF Revolution Ride to Defeat Diabetes
Local Events Calendar
#ReFridgee8er is a road race in Waterloo, Ontario that marks the beginning of the annual Run Waterloo racing calendar. Runners can choose to run 3KM, 8KM or 8 miles.
This event has fundraised over $50,000 for JDRF over the past decade. Participate in this legacy by helping us reach our goal of $2,500 raised in 2019. Go to Race Roster to activate your fundraiser profile to learn more.
- $50 in Pledges - Free Saucony Socks
- $100 in Pledges - Free Entry, plus Socks
- $250 in Pledges - $100 Saucony Gift Certificate at Runners' Choice, Free Entry, Socks
- $500 in Pledges - $200 Saucony Gift Certificate at Runners' Choice, Free Entry, Socks
- Top Fundraiser (minimum $750) - will receive a Free pair of Saucony running shoes at Runners' Choice
March 29: JDRF Spring Skate & Update
Join local JDRF families for a free, family skating event at the Hespeler Memorial Arena. Immediately following the skate, JDRF welcomes Dr. Nancy Tout (JDRF Research Information Volunteer). Learn about current, JDRF-funded research, important discoveries in the world of T1D and what’s on the horizon. Registration will be mandatory, as space is limited. Please watch this space or join our newsletter for more details.
May 26: Cambridge – 2019 Sun Life Walk to Cure Diabetes for JDRF (date subject to change)
June 2: Guelph – 2019 Sun Life Walk to Cure Diabetes for JDRF (date subject to change)
June 9: Waterloo – 2019 Sun Life Walk to Cure Diabetes for JDRF
These opportunities are perfect for those who want to contribute, but can’t make a long-term commitment. Volunteers are needed for a variety of roles, from set-up to refreshments, registration and greeters.
|Event City||Type||Date||Venue Name|
Walk where you want, when you want!
|TBA||Cambridge River Bluffs Park|
|Guelph||Walk||TBA||Guelph Lake Conservation Area|
|Waterloo||Walk||June 9, 2019||Laurel Creek Conservation Area|
Congratulations to our Top 2018 Teams!
Cambridge: Brittany’s Brigade, $13,486.93
Guelph: Nevan’s Freedom Fighters, $5,611.50
Waterloo: Maiya’s Mission for a Cure, $26,469.50
The 2019 Sun Life Walk to Cure Diabetes for JDRF in Cambridge, Guelph and Waterloo will kick off with our annual Kick-Off Event in April. Help us celebrate our top teams, meet new Walk Teams, and pick up your fundraising kits. Prizes for kids and adults, too! Watch this space for more information, coming soon!
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.
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 Robin at 519-496-7752 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Get started with your fundraising event….