Matt Johnston, JDRF Tampa Bay Ride to Cure Diabetes

A BIG thank you to Matt Johnston for joining the JDRF Tampa Bay Chapter 2015 Ride to Cure Diabetes Team!  Matt will be taking part in the Tucson, Arizona Ride on November 19-22, 2015 and has already exceeded his $2,000 fundraising goal! Please join us in thanking Matt and wishing him luck on his Ride!!

JDRF Tampa Bay One Walk Reaches its Goal!

A BIG THANK YOU to everyone who supported the first JDRF Tampa Bay Chapter’s One Walk Event! To all of the volunteers, sponsors, walkers and donors – thank you for making this event such a huge success and helping us reach our goal!! We know many of you still have funds coming in so the event will […]

Fall Gala 2015 – Get Involved Today!

The planning has started for the 2015 Fall Gala!  Committees are being formed now – if you would like to get involved and be part of this fabulous event, please contact Christine Feller at or call 727-344-4667.

Help Us Grow the Kids Walk School Program!

The Kids Walk to Cure Diabetes School Program is off to a GREAT start!  the program is so easy for schools and very flexible – it can be customized to meet each school’s individual needs.  What a great way to educate your school community on type one diabetes and give them the opportunity to raise […]

Support JDRF through AmazonSmile!

What is AmazonSmile? AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support your favorite charitable organization every time you shop, at no cost to you. When you shop at, you’ll find the exact same low prices, vast selection and convenient shopping experience as, with the added bonus that Amazon will donate a […]

Walgreens Offers Flu Shot Incentive for JDRF

From now through October 31 (now extended through November 30), stop in your favorite Walgreens and they’ll donate $1 (up to $100,000) to JDRF for every flu shot JDRF supporters get! You’ll be helping to reduce your risks from the flu and potential complications, while at the same time helping to find a cure for […]

2013 Dream Gala: “Mad For A Cure” to Honor USF President

2013 Dream Gala: “Mad For A Cure” to Honor USF President

We are proud to honor University of South Florida President, Judy Genshaft, for her amazing leadership in developing USF into a prominent, nationally-recognized center for diabetes research.   The JDRF/USF partnership, which began with a JDRF grant to USF in 2004, has now totaled more than $4.5 million dollars from JDRF to USF for diabetes research.  […]

Thanks To All Tampa Bay Walkers!

Thanks To All Tampa Bay Walkers!

Thanks to everyone that participated in all of the Tampa Bay Area Walks! Approximately 5,000 people came out to walk and show their support at the Pinellas, Polk, and Hillsborough Walks! Big thanks to everyone that participated and helped make the 2013 Walk season so much fun! The Walks are well on their way to […]

Congratulations Nicole Johnson!

Congratulations Nicole Johnson!

The Tampa Bay Lightning honored Nicole Johnson as the 35th Lightning Community Hero of the year during the first period of the April 9th game against the Ottawa Senators. Johnson, who received a $50,000 donation from the Lightning Foundation and the Lightning Community Heroes program, will donate the money to JDRF! Johnson was diagnosed with […]