Local Volunteer Spotlight: Lisa Taylor

Local Volunteer Spotlight: Lisa Taylor

By Cindy Proctor   Lisa Taylor’s JDRF story starts in Queens, NY when her daughter was diagnosed with T1D at the age of 10 months. That was 24 years ago, and Lisa has not stopped working and hoping for a cure since that time. Her tenacious determination to continue raising money and awareness about the […]

Dance for a Cure!

By Cindy Proctor, JDRF blogger Alpha Gamma Delta recently held its annual SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE competition with the proceeds benefiting the Alpha Gamma Delta Foundation, which focuses on Juvenile Diabetes research. The VCU sorority has sponsored this competition for 6 years and clearly the event has a reputation for a lively evening replete […]

Discover Card 2% Matching Program

Discover Card 2% Matching Program

We are happy to announce the return of the Discover 2% matching program. Discover will match 2% of all donations made to JDRF using a Discover Card from now through January 31, 2014. Over the past 14 years, Discover has been a valued supporter of JDRF. Please remember to use your Discover Card when making […]

Walgreens Offers Flu Shot Incentive for JDRF

Walgreens Offers Flu Shot Incentive for JDRF

From now through October 31, stop in your favorite Walgreens and they’ll donate $1 (up to $100,000) to JDRF for every flu shot JDRF supporters get! You’ll be helping to reduce your risks from the flu and potential complications, while at the same time helping to find a cure for T1D.   Click here for […]

Walk team fundraiser – Buffalo Wild Wings

Walk team fundraiser – Buffalo Wild Wings

Craving wings? You’re in luck! On Thursday, August 29, 10% of your dine-in or takeout purchase at Buffalo Wild Wings at 12056 Southshore Pointe Road in Midlothian will support Team Jake’s Journey in our Richmond Walk to Cure Diabetes! Jake has been living with T1D since 2010. Don’t forget to present the flier to your […]

Enjoy a fun beach read and support JDRF

Enjoy a fun beach read and support JDRF

Richmonder Kathleen Reid, a long-time JDRF supporter, has written her first romantic comedy. Boston Found is an entertaining beach read that also sends a positive message of hope about type 1 diabetes. Inspired by her good friend, Eva Clarke, a community leader for type 1 diabetes, Kathleen will donate a portion of the book’s proceeds […]