Big Fish Invitational to Benefit JDRF

2014 25TH Annual Big Fish Invitational (“BFI”) Walleye Tournament Fundraiser to benefit JDRF When:  Saturday May 17, 2014.  Be at landing at 6:00 am for greetings and boat check, all registrants need to be checked in by 6:50 AM for ease-off at 7:00 am.  Weigh-in will be at 4:30. Where:  Glenwood, Minnesota on Lake Minnewaska […]

Come Ride With Us!

Come Ride With Us!

Come Ride With Us   We would love to have you join our JDRF ride team on some (or all) of our training rides. Get to know our JDRF ride group, get a little exercise, and enjoy the great Minnesota outdoors! If you want to know about the Ride to Cure Diabetes, we’ll tell you! […]

Confessions of a Reluctant Manager

Confessions of a Reluctant Manager

Okay, I’ll admit it. When I was first approached to manage the JDRF Team for the Fargo Marathon, I hesitated. Looking outside at the waves of snow and the blistering -35 degree wind chill that awaited me outside my door, I was totally unmotivated. “And how,” I thought, “am I going to motivate others to […]

Volunteer Spotlight: Craig Hansen

Keeping us on our toes Everybody is ready to pitch in and do their part at JDRF’s Greater Iowa Chapter. That’s because JDRF is a well-managed organization in general, but also because Craig Hansen recently completed his term as the Chapter’s Board President. He explains, “Since our Chapter had already achieved much success prior to my […]

You’re the make it happen type

Thank Congress for $150 million renewal of type 1 diabetes research funding JDRF is pleased to report that Congress has approved a one-year renewal of the Special Diabetes Program (SDP). SDP funding has helped realize some of the most groundbreaking advances in type 1 diabetes (T1D) research possible. JDRF advocates have played an integral role […]

Volunteer Spotlight: Dayton Coles

Relaying the Research One thing we can all agree on – T1D is a complicated disease. It is not easy for the general public to understand and the science behind the research is sometimes difficult to explain. But it is vital that we get the word out: JDRF is funding research that will improve the […]

Diabetes Scholars Foundation Scholarship Available

The Diabetes Scholars Foundation Scholarship Program is available to incoming freshmen seeking a higher education at an accredited four year university, college, technical or trade school. This scholarship recognizes students who are actively involved in the diabetes community, who have high academic performance, who participate in community and/or extra-curricular activities and who have demonstrated that […]

An Invitation! Research Update and Roll & Stroll Kick-off

Your family is invited to learn about JDRF as an organization, hear about JDRF’s research goals and an update on current research progress. Join JDRF’s Roll & Stroll which will be held on Sunday May 18th at Soldiers Memorial Field in Rochester. Find out how you can support JDRF research by participating in this year’s […]