Check out this resume: Founder of Zip the Cure, JDRF Youth Ambassador, Walk to Cure Diabetes participant, Trial Net liaison, Promise to Remember Me Campaign advocate, JDRF Children’s Congress delegate, and regular public speaker on living with type 1 diabetes (T1D). It’s hard to believe that someone could offer so much before the age of […]
The Western PA Chapter of JDRF is raffling off chances to win a one-of-a-kind Victorian dollhouse with the proceeds benefiting JDRF. This exquisite dollhouse features 12 rooms all beautifully decorated including 7 Swarovski crystal chandeliers, hand-painted artwork and custom made rugs. The value is $18,000. For your chance to win please complete the entry form […]
Brian McIntosh is the kind of good-natured person who is often heard saying, “What needs to be done? Just tell me.” Driven by the JDRF mission to find a cure for type 1 diabetes (T1D), he is always the first one to step in when help is needed. He motivates others by demonstrating the value of service to his community.
There is no harder working retiree in southeast Michigan than JDRF volunteer Marvin Daitch. Marvin was introduced to type 1 diabetes nearly 20 years ago, an event that would map a new course for his life, and even become a calling.
Michelle Crouse, of the JDRF Alabama Chapter, has been a caring volunteer, a dedicated advocate, and, quite literally, the calm in a storm. Now her 13-year-old son Cameron, diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at age two, is taking up the family tradition with his own volunteer and advocacy work.
Linda Wright has been a teacher, a salesperson and manager in a marketing company, and now a chef and the owner of her own catering business. She says, “Volunteering with JDRF incorporates all those professions.”
November is National Diabetes Awareness Month and November 14 marks World Diabetes Day. To raise awareness locally, the Carnegie Science Center’s E-Motion cone, the Highmark building, the Wyndham Hotel and the Gulf Tower will all be lit in blue on November 14. We are also asking local businesses to support World Diabetes Day by […]
Susan & Katie Phillips met with Congressman Tim Murphy as part of a Promise to Remember Me visit. Story and photo courtesy of Congressman Tim Murphy’s November 1st e-news letter It is likely that you or someone you know might be affected by diabetes. With nearly 26 million Americans currently fighting Type I and Type […]
When Kevin Wehrenberg became concerned about the media’s portrayal of type 1 diabetes (T1D) during the nomination of Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, he contacted the Los Angeles Chapter, wanting to discuss the issue. The chapter’s executive director was impressed and soon asked Kevin to join the local Board.
JDRF Honors Pittsburgh Native Nan DeTurk as Volunteer of the Year –The Erwin Lurie Volunteer of the Year Award, presented at JDRF’s annual OneConference in Washington, D.C., annually recognizes a volunteer who has made significant contributions on behalf of people with type 1 diabetes– New York, NY, July 30, 2013 – JDRF presented its annual […]