Volunteers Needed for ‘sota Minis Event

We are looking for 3 to 5 people or groups to man Poker Rally check points for a Mini Cooper (car) event that is benefiting JDRF.  This basically entails handing out poker cards to MINIs as they go by.  The route is between New London and New Brighton and the time would be from roughly […]

It’s a Give-A-Thon!

It’s a Give-A-Thon!

Did you know that JDRF is an official charity team of the Fargo Marathon Weekend on May 8 – 10? We’d love for you to join us, but what about if you’re not a runner? You can show your support on Marathon Monday, May 5! This 24-hour give-a-thon sponsored by Fargo Marathon, Dakota Medical Foundation, […]

Ruby Tuesday Supports JDRF

Ruby Tuesday Supports JDRF

  Ruby Tuesday is hosting a JDRF fundraiser on Thursday, May 1 with 20% of your purchase going to JDRF. Grab your family and friends or schedule your busines meeting at one of the 11 Twin Cities locations (excluding Oak Park Heights). You need to present the  JDRF Ruby Tuesday flyer to your server. Bon […]

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 […]