Volunteer Spotlight: Sarah Lucas

Like many families when first faced with type 1 diabetes (T1D), Sarah Lucas and her husband Don found themselves in unfamiliar waters, anxious and overwhelmed when their daughter Mary was diagnosed in 1998. “We weren’t certain what to do, but we knew we had to do something that would help us gain a foothold, and […]

Take Me Out to the Ball Game

  Looking to go to a Saints Baseball game while supporting JDRF?  The JDRF Ride to Cure Diabetes program has a fabulous ticket package for the Friday, July 18 game at 7:05 pm.  Saint Paul Saints is providing a special $18 package ($28 value) that includes a general admission ticket with post-game fireworks, hot dog […]

Erbert and Gerbert’s Partnering with JDRF

Erbert and Gerbert’s Sandwich Shop is partnering with JDRF for their Comet Cash campaign. From July 7 – 25, when you give a dollar, Erbert and Gerbert’s will give you a dollar back in Comet Cash to use on your next visit. JDRF receives 100% of your donation. Visit www.erbertandgerberts.com to find a store near […]

Walgreens Introduces Pin-Pad Campaign for JDRF

Visit any of Walgreens’ 8,000 locations through July 31, make a $1, $2, $5 or $10 donation to JDRF at checkout, and help create a world without T1D. Please tell family and friends that by shopping at their favorite drugstore in July, they can help JDRF turn Type One into Type None!  

JDRF Kids – Our Stars in the Spotlight

Put the spotlight on your child as one of the evening’s stars by providing an auction item showcasing your child’s heart and passions at our upcoming October 11 gala at Marriott City Center in downtown Minneapolis. Baskets and items from infant to teen have great appeal. Not only are the kids items fun and diverse, […]

TrialNet Looking for Volunteers

If you are between the ages of 1 and 46 and have a relative with T1D, you may be eligible for the Pathway to Prevention Study. The study involves drawing less than a half teaspoon of blood that is screened for auto-antibodies to T1D. This process can reveal those who are at risk of developing […]

Brother and Sister Climb Mountains for a Cure

Haley and Ethan Maurice have a lofty goal. On July 16 they will embark on a three-week hike from Yosemite to Mount Whitney. The 221-mile trek will take them on the John Muir Trail from Yosemite National Park to the highest peak in the continental United States. The siblings will backpack by themselves with no […]