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

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

As many of you know, this year marks the 10 year anniversary of losing my dad to Diabetes. He fought a long, courageous battle that unfortunately he did not win. I saw my dad fight a daily battle with this disease and I want to find a cure so that no other child has to see their parent go through this. Please join my team or even donate $5 to help find the cure to Diabetes!

T1D is a life-threatening autoimmune disease in which a person’s pancreas stops producing insulin, which the body needs to get energy from food. Managing the disease requires constant carbohydrate counting, blood-glucose testing, and lifelong dependence on insulin. With T1D there are no days off, and there is no cure. 

JDRF is working every day to change that. And, as the largest nongovernmental funder of T1D research, every dollar JDRF directs toward its research plan comes from donors like you.

Please support my commitment and donate to my Walk fundraising efforts today. Your gift will make a difference for millions of people affected by this devastating, life-threatening disease. 

Thank you so much for your support, I greatly appreciate it!

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WALK DETAILS

Date and time

May 10, 2014
Registration: 8:00 AM
Starts: 10:00 AM
Length of walk: 2 miles

Location

NewBo-Czech Village
9th Ave. SE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401

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CONTACT

AnnElise Walsh

awalsh@jdrf.org
(319) 393-3850

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