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Putting an end to T1D, one step at a time

  Madeira’s Mighty Marchers and Team Ella Bella  

Teaming Up for 2018’s JDRF One Walk in San Diego

SAN DIEGO - (October 3rd, 2018) - Madeira’s Mighty Marchers and Team Ella Bella announced today they are teaming up for JDRF’s One Walk in San Diego on November 10th to “Turn Type One Into Type None”.   In 2017, Madeira’s Mighty Marchers led by Madeira da Luz and Team Ella Bella led by Ella Adams were each among the top teams in San Diego raising over $50,000 combined for Type One Diabetes (T1D) research towards a cure. 

The girls are teaming up in 2018 to bring their fundraising efforts to the next level. The team adopted a theme for the 2018 fundraising season of Passing on Hope for a Type One Cure. Today, Madeira and Ella grab onto the BATON OF HOPE with a very big dream that one day soon, Type One-Will be Type None. 

 ”We can't determine or change what life brings but we can choose how we respond and impact our life for the better. We choose to be the change we wish to see in the world and are excited to team up for this year’s One Walk,” says Ella Adams and Madeira da Luz. 

The story behind these two all-star teams date back to 2012 when the lives of both the da Luz Family and Adams Family were forever changed when their daughters Madeira and Ella were diagnosed with Type One Diabetes. Since that year, both families have shared a passionate commitment to put an end to T1D, one step at a time.

“We are eternally grateful to our past donors for their significant contribution to making a Type One Cure a reality, we are on the home stretch and ask for your continued support to help finish the race!” Your support means everything to these Type One warriors, as your love and generosity keep them motivated.  So let’s help build these brave girls an incredible team-help them run their best race-and cross that amazing finish line of a T1 Cure!” says Bryn da Luz and Andrea Adams, mothers of the girls. 

From the bottom of our hearts, Thank you for your love and support!

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Date and time

November 10, 2018
Check-in: 6:30 AM
Starts: 8:00 AM
Length of walk: 3K and 5K


Balboa Park
6th Avenue and Laurel Street
San Diego, CA 92103



Deanna Kasper
Email | (858) 597-0240

San Diego Chapter
5665 Oberlin Drive
Suite 106
San Diego, CA 92121