Welcome to my 3nd Annual JDRF Walk to Cure Diabetes Page! I am once again taking the steps to help achieve JDRF's mission: to find a cure for diabetes and its complications through the support of research. To ultimately make MY life easier!!! :-)
Hard to believe I've been a Type 1 Diabetic now for 2 years!!!! I'm doing OK and learning alot about my diabetes. I know when I have ice cream before bed...my blood sugars go super high. And I know my mom or dad come into my bedroom in the middle of the night to check my blood sugars. I continue to be on the pump and have my blood sugars checked 8-10 times a day. I'm kind of nervous to start kindergarten in the fall, but thanks to our school nurse in St Peter, it should be OK!
On August 18, 2012 we had our 2nd Annual Minnesota River Valley Ride for a Cure (motorcycle/classic car ride)!! I even rode on the back of my uncle Jon's motorcycle for a little bit! :-) We raised close to $5,500 for JDRF; and I can't wait for next year's ride!!
So, the reason you are reading this?On February 23, 2013, my family will once be again walking in the JDRF Walk to Cure Diabetes. Our goals are still the same?and always will be to raise money to support the research required to find better treatments and a cure. It's great to be at the walk...there are so many kids just like me who have diabetes so I know I'm not alone. So to accomplish our goals, I am once again raising money for the JDRF Walk to Cure Diabetes. The money our JDRF Walk Team raises will go directly to support this life-changing research.
Each member of my team is already hard at work in their fundraising. If you have taken time to visit our team page today, we ask that you consider making a donation or joining our team. To make a team donation, click on the "Donate" button at the top of this page or if you would like to make your gift to one of the team members please click on their name below. To join our team, click the join team link below.
Thank you so much for your support over the past few years and we look forward to your continued support in 2013. Together, we will cure type 1 diabetes and its complications!
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Bernard & Marion Simon
Brett and Jodie Benzkofer
Company - Heintz toyota of makato
Company - Kenny's Southside Auto Care
Company Bolton & Associates
Company MN River Valley Ride for a Cure
Company Whipps Trucking LLC
David & Michele Gran
Donald & Christine Underwood
Dr. Steve Penkhus
Dylan & Tristyn Tuma
Francis & Wendy Bigaouette
George & Sandra Luegge
Jim and Deetz
John & Carol Dranttel
LaVonne and Steve Nicolai
Lee and carol Johnson
Lisa and Troy Behsman
Maureen & Steve Scholl
Michael & Cindy Wagner
Mrs. Melissa Hooper
Theodore & Lorraine Simon