With thousands of participants annually, JDRF One Walk is the largest T1D event in the world. Families, medical providers, and corporations and their employees have rallied together each year raising more than $1 billion for T1D research since its inception. More than ever, the JDRF One Walk isn't just about walking — it's about being a community and our commitment to finding cures for T1D. The generosity of JDRF National Teams increases the amount of research JDRF can fund — and accelerates life–changing breakthroughs towards a cure. If your company has a footprint in multiple locations you could be a JDRF National One Walk Team candidate!
JDRF One Walk National Teams provide companies with locations across the country the opportunity to support JDRF locally and nationally. Participating as a National Team will foster a collective sense of pride and allow you to connect with colleagues in other cities. As a JDRF One Walk National Team you will position yourself as a company committed to making a difference in your community!
With JDRF One Walk, your company will have a chance to walk the walk – literally! Each participant will have the opportunity set and achieve fitness and walking related goals as a part of their participation in One Walk. Participants can sync their account to Strava or enter miles from their personal fitness tracking device. Companies can also set fitness goals and track progress to achieving them, making it an excellent tie-in or add on to a health and wellness program.
When you register as a National JDRF One Walk team, not only will you receive the support of your local JDRF staff to assist you with building your team, but you will also have a JDRF National Partner. Your National Partner will help you set a company-wide goal, develop fundraising strategies and be there for you every step of the way to ensure your success. You will have one consistent point of contact across all sites who will consolidate all your company's teams and provide ongoing progress reports to help track your company's overarching impact.
Joining JDRF One Walk as a National Team is great for your business and your employees. Research shows that when employees have the opportunity to participate in a philanthropic event, they feel good about themselves and their employers. Being part of a National JDRF Walk Team will be a memory-making experience for everyone involved while highlighting your company's philanthropic endeavor. The benefits will provide great personal value and increase your company's presence and brand awareness. For more information regarding JDRF One Walk National Teams, please contact Jenn Carr: firstname.lastname@example.org.