Binny's Beverage Depot & WGN Radio First at Bat Challenge





We will turn Type One into Type None

Binny's Beverage Depot and WGN Radio have joined together to help JDRF improve the lives of those with type 1 diabetes and to ultimately find a cure for the disease. By joining the Challenge and making a donation to JDRF, you can help fund critical T1D research and create a world without T1D.

To reach our Challenge goal of raising $25,000, Binny’s has pledged to donate $100 for every time the Cubs' lead off batter gets a hit in the first inning of every Cubs game. We're asking you to join us in raising funds for this important cause.   Everything will help us reach our season-long goal of $25,000. Join us in supporting this great cause, plus gain a whole new reason to root for the Cubs!

JDRF’s highest priority remains funding research to deliver a cure for T1D and its complications. At the same time, JDRF is also focused on developing better treatments that will transform the way people with T1D treat the disease today, in order to help them live healthier lives now and in the future. Finally, JDRF also seeks to prevent T1D, to keep future generations from developing the disease.

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Date and time

October 5, 2014
Check-in: 8:30 AM
Starts: 9:30 AM
Length of walk: 5K (3.1 Miles)


Montrose Avenue and the Lake
W. Montrose Ave. and Simonds Drive
Chicago, IL 60640



Kathy Altonji
Email | (312) 423-7196

Illinois Chapter
1 N. LaSalle Street
Suite 1200
Chicago, IL 60602