Chrissy Pitifer

RAISED:

$0

GOAL:

$150

  • Brendan is on the left (about 5 years older now)

    Brendan is on the left (about 5 years older now)

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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! 

My nephew Brendan was diagnosed recently with Diabetes Type 1. We are fighting this disease as a family one step at a time to support him.

I'll be taking part 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.

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. It can be as little as $5.00 but every little bit will count.

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 27, 2014
Registration: 8:30 AM
Starts: 10:00 AM
Length of walk: 2 Mile Family Route

Location

Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park
600 James Robertson Pkwy
Nashville, TN 37243

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CONTACT

Alex Barker

abarker@jdrf.org
(615) 383-6781

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