Hope Ford





  • Participants at a JDRF One Walk

I'm the take it to the finish line type.

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

There is no cure for Type 1 diabetes. Chances are we all know someone who struggles daily with the disease. One of the most frightening things is the knowledge that the person living with T1D will have a life full of complications. Kidney failure, dialysis, vision problems. That's just to name a few.

Finding a cure and supporting those living with T1D is a cause that is very near to my heart. I spent 9 years caring for someone with the disease and I struggled myself to help him live somewhat of a normal life.

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!


Date and time

October 25, 2014
Check-in: 8:00 AM
Starts: 9:00 AM
Length of walk: TBD


Sugar Mill Pond
220 Prescott Boulevard
Youngsville, LA 70592



Cherie Lato
Email | (225) 932-9511

Louisiana Chapter
9457 Brookline Avenue
Baton Rouge, LA 70809