Events to Support Our Walk Teams

Below is a  list of events being held over the next month.  Come out and help support our walk teams! Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt 4100 N. Wickham Rd Melbourne, FL 32935 Tuesday, March 4, 2014 Tuesday, March 11, 2014 12:00pm-9:00pm Come out and enjoy some frozen yogurt at Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt to support the […]

Orlando Walk Announces 2014 Presenting Sponsor

Orlando Walk Announces 2014 Presenting Sponsor

For the fourth consecutive year Siemens will be the Presenting Sponsor of the Orlando Walk to Cure Diabetes. Siemens annually raises over $40,000 for JDRF Central Florida through sponsorship, grants, walk teams and individual giving. Siemens began supporting JDRF back to 2004 lead by Mike Haddad. After his retirement from Siemens the team is still […]

Volunteers Needed on October 19th!

Volunteers Needed on October 19th!

Calling all volunteers! Need service hours? Want to help JDRF? Never seen a Gala before? We are still looking for a few volunteers for our Imagine Gala on Saturday, October 19 at the Portofino Bay Hotel. There are multiple roles and shifts available from greeters, silent auction monitors to runners and spotters. The Imagine Gala […]

Congrats to our Riders!

Congrats to our Riders!

Three States….Two Bridges…One Mighty River!!! La Crosse, Wisconsin-This past weekend JDRF Central Florida sent 3 Riders to La Crosse to participate in the Ride to Cure Diabetes. The JDRF Ride Program is a destination ride with multiple locations, levels and fundraising goals. Check out the the Ride website by clicking here The team completed their […]

Volunteers NEEDED!

Volunteers NEEDED!

Do you like to get dressed up? Are you organized? Do you want to help JDRF? JDRF is currently seeking volunteers for the 2013 Imagine Gala to be held in evening on Saturday, October 19th at the Portofino Bay Hotel. There are many positions available. Training will be held the same evening prior to the […]

The March to Washington!

School woes and school crushes, true friends and true frenemies, demanding teachers and demanding parents. These are all topics that loop in a teenage girl’s mind. Fourteen-year-old Cerriah Delgado and her 12-year-old sister Alexis are no exception. They still gush about Disney, sing, dance and worry about what to wear – except this time, they’re […]

An Open Letter to All Grandparents

Dear Grandparents, On June 13, 2011, our granddaughter was diagnosed with T1D.  Although symptoms prepared us for the news, we still were not prepared for the reality.  It seemed so surreal – this could not be happening to our family. My wife and I quickly realized we needed to be proactive and play a meaningful […]

Looking for New Faces for 2014!

JDRF Central Florida invites the child in your life to apply to serve as a spokesperson for our 2014 Walk to Cure Diabetes. JDRF is looking for 3 Walk Ambassadors to represent each of our three Central Florida Walk destinations (Orlando, Brevard and Volusia). The role of the Walk Spokesperson is to assist JDRF in educating the community about what it is like […]

Earn A Golden Sneaker!

Golden sneakers are one of JDRF’s top honors. If you have one it means you individually raised $1,000 or more for type 1 diabetes research. What a wonderful conversation piece in your office for awareness of T1D or a proud reminder for your child in their room about the thousands of people that supported them that […]