The Fresh Market’s employees, customers, and communities play meaningful roles in the JDRF partnership. Over the past 19 years, they have raised more than $2.7 million for JDRF through the Sidewalk Sale, sneaker sales and other events. Join us in welcoming the newest The Fresh Market store to the Tampa Bay area on Wednesday, April […]
Samantha Singh and Zohra Mellouki featured on the front page of the March issue of The Island Reporter In an article titled Two Girls, Two Moms Battle a Life-Altering Disease, the two young ladies, with the help of their mothers, shed light on what it’s like to be diagnosed with type 1 diabetes (T1D). The pair […]
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 […]
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.
We are overwhelmed with JOY this holiday season as we reflect on the success of our most recent major event - Mad For A Cure. On Saturday, October 19th supporters gathered for a glamorous, roaring evening set in the 1960′s. Entertainers from Busch Gardens performing Rock A Doo Wop really got the evening going! The Holsinger family stops […]
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.”
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.
Ollie the Olive is proud to announce that Mario Camacho Foods has stepped up as a sponsor of the JDRF Tampa Bay Kids Walk Program for the 2013-2014 school year! Mario Camacho Foods, based in Plant City, is an industry leader in the manufacturing, packaging, and exporting of only the very best olive and specialty food […]