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Kate Osborn’s Revolution Ride to Defeat Diabetes

Local T1D champion and cyclist Kate Osborn is taking the Revolution Ride to Defeat Diabetes to the next level by cycling from Ottawa to Kitchener, June 9 – 23.  Type 1 Trek: An expedition towards a cure is Kate’s was of raising T1D awareness and critical funds for JDRF research.  For full details or to donate to Kate’s Trek, visit her vRide Page.

We will be welcoming Kate back to Kitchener at 2:00PM, June 23rd where the Iron Horse Trail meets Victoria Park in Kitchener.  Please consider joining in her welcome!  For more details please contact Robin at rmclean@jdrf.ca
or 519-498-7752. 

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 JDRF Revolution Ride to Defeat Diabetes

Registration is now open for the Revolution Ride to Defeat Diabetes!

Waterloo Public Square, 75 King Street South, Waterloo

Wednesday, October 03, 2018

It's a fun, high energy team element where each member of a team (five people) rides for seven minutes. Ride10 encourages team spirit and friendly competition among friends and colleagues with rides taking place in cities across Canada from September through November.

Welcome to our first five Waterloo teams:

Deloitte FABS
RBC Kitchener West Warriors
Shenanigans 3
Sunlife Team 1 

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Thank you the over 1000 participants who joined us in Cambridge, Guelph and Waterloo for another year of walking in support of JDRF!  We couldn’t have done it without you!  Check out the great photos from across the country at https://www.facebook.com/JDRFCanada/

These Walks would not be possible without the incredible support of our Walk Committee.  We’re currently searching for new members to represent Cambridge and Guelph.  To volunteer, or for more information, please contact Robin McLean at rmclean@jdrf.ca or 519-496-7752

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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 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 Amy at 647-789-2035 or email abeintner@jdrf.ca

Get started with your fundraising event….


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Outreach Family Events



A Family Fun event is usually the first point of contact with JDRF for newly-diagnosed families. Remember that feeling of being welcomed and finding others who understood what you were going through? 

These events can't happen without the help of caring volunteers like you. If you have a few hours to spare and would like to help plan and execute our Outreach events, please contact Robin McLean at rmclean@jdrf.ca or 519-496-7752.


 Be sure to like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter to stay up-to-date with all of the amazing things JDRF is doing!


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Lets turn type one into type none