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1. Mark Nicholson: Volunteer Profile

We recently had the opportunity to speak to Mark Nicholson, a long-time JDRF volunteer and supporter about his experience volunteering and why he continues to support JDRF. We are so thankful for the thousands of volunteers that support JDRF each year. 


2. Are you the won't stop until there is a cure type?

The 2015 TELUS Walk to Cure Diabetes is right around the corner and there is still time to exceed your fundraising goal! This year, our goal is to raise $7.4 million.


3. Walk Wednesday Series: TELUS Walk Volunteers

The Annual Walk Wednesday blog post series has officially begun! Our very first post of 2015 is dedicated to our OUTSTANDING TELUS Walk Volunteers! Without all of you, the Walk would not be the amazing event that it is today.


4. Andrew McWiggan: Engaging your community and raising funds

Fundraising is not always easy. There are so many organizations out there trying to raise money. You have to find ways to differentiate yourself, be creative and build connections with people in your community.


5. Meagan’s Story

I'm Meagan and I'm 20 years old. I was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes (T1D) in May 2005, shortly after turning 12, and after I had spent a long time in diabetic ketoacidosis. I was five foot seven and weighed 85 pounds. Since I was so sick leading up to my diagnosis, it was a relief to find out ...


6. I am an adult with Type 1 Diabetes (T1D). Are you?

As captain of “Team SohmerStein” I proudly participate in the annual TELUS Walk to Cure Diabetes in support of JDRF! Do you?  


7. TELUS Walk – Last minute fundraising ideas

With the TELUS Walk to Cure Diabetes less than three weeks away, here are some last minute fundraising ideas to help you reach or surpass your fundraising goals.


8. Volunteers at TELUS Walks across Canada show true passion

“JDRF is a lean, well-run charitable organization. This is important to me as a volunteer. Based on the research I’ve seen, I am confident that a cure for type 1 diabetes (T1D) will be discovered. The volunteers at JDRF are passionate about the cause and as a result do an excellent job in ...


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