Nathaniel Smith

RAISED:

$65

GOAL:

$65

  • For my lovely Wife!!!

    For my lovely Wife!!!

I'm the take steps towards a cure type.

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Join me in the fight to create a world without type 1 diabetes!

Welcome to my personal JDRF Walk to Cure Diabetes fundraising page! 

I'll be taking part-virtually in this year's Walk to raise funds for the millions of people living with and affected by type 1 diabetes (T1D). The money I raise will help JDRF fund critical research to progressively remove the impact of T1D from people's lives until no one has to fear developing the disease.

My wife, Tiffany, was diagnosed as a T1D just before she started high school. It's always been part of our life, and I've learned a lot to better help her. She got an insulin pump after we were married, and that's been a journey we've taken together. It's an awesome device, that creates new challenges, and opportunities for us to grow together. It would be wonderful to not have to worry about sugar levels, and having enough juice and supplies around, just to go to my folks or Devil's Lake. I'm hoping that events like these will one day make it possible for Tiffany and others like her to have the freedom we take for granted. 

We are also raising money on behalf of her dad, Ed. He passed away 5 years ago this October, and was a great support to Tiffany and on the Board of The American Diabetes Association. Working at helping the community fight T1 Diabetes.

Type 1 diabetes is a life-threatening autoimmune disease in which a person's pancreas stops producing insulin - a hormone essential to the ability to get energy from food. It strikes both children and adults suddenly and changes life as they know it forever. It cannot be prevented and there is no cure.

JDRF is the largest nongovernmental funder of T1D research and the only global organization with a strategic research plan to fight T1D. This science is complex and costly, and every dollar JDRF is able to direct toward research comes from donors like you.

Please support me and donate to my Walk fundraising campaign. Your gift will make a difference for millions of people affected by this devastating, life-threatening disease. Won't you please give to JDRF as generously as possible today?

Thank you for your support!

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WALK DETAILS

Date and time

September 29, 2013
Check-in: 11:00 AM
Starts: 12:00 PM
Length of walk: 2 miles

Location

Warner Park
2930 N Sherman Ave
Madison, WI

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CONTACT

Elizabeth Meland
Email | (608) 833-2873

Western Wisconsin Chapter
434 S. Yellowstone Drive
Suite 202
Madison, WI 53719