BLUE-vember is HERE!

National is National Diabetes Month and your support is crucial to raising awareness and funds for T1D research. There are many ways to get involved and show your support. -Change your facebook image to the World Diabetes Day Circle -Sign up for the Orlando or Brevard Walk at -Hold a Kids Walk where JDRF […]

Planet Smoothie Supports JDRF!

BLUE-VEMBER kicks off our National Diabetes Month campaign in a couple days and Planet Smoothie is ready to support the JDRF. Visit one of your Central Florida Planet Smoothie stores to donate $1 to support type 1 diabetes research by purchasing a paper sneaker. Check out Planet Smoothie’s menu of real fruit smoothies for a […]

Have you visited a Wawa?

Have you visited a Wawa?

Wawa has been a partner of JDRF since 1994, and in that time, it has raised significant funds to support T1D research. Wawa’s commitment is seen throughout the company. Several Wawa employees serve on JDRF chapter boards of directors and many more engage in the JDRF Walk to Cure Diabetes and JDRF Gala in their local markets. […]

Limited Spaces Available for Disney Races!

Four Theme Parks and 26.2 magical miles! The Disney Marathon races are almost sold out but you can still register and fundraise under the JDRF Central Florida Team. Why not enjoy the magical race experience and help raise funds for type 1 diabetes research. The Walt Disney World® Marathon presented by Cigna® is the final race […]

Get Your Flu Shot & Help JDRF!

We’ve just made it easier for JDRF supporters to stay happy and healthy this flu season and support type 1 diabetes (T1D) research at the same time. Just stop in your favorite Walgreens or Duane Reade for your flu shot* between Sept. 1 and Oct. 31, 2013, and we’ll donate $1 (up to $100,000) to […]

Advancing T1D One Sneaker at a Time

Advancing T1D One Sneaker at a Time

STOP BY ADVANCE AUTO PARTS STORES TODAY TO SUPPORT JDRF! JDRF is pleased to announce a renewed partnership with Advance Auto Parts, a leading automotive retailer of parts, batteries, accessories and maintenance items with a headquarter in Roanoke, Virginia.  They have been a JDRF partner since 1993 and have raised more than $35 million toward […]

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 […]

Sneaker Frenzy!

This month begins a flurry of National and local corporate partners who help JDRF raise money for T1D by selling our paper sneakers or using their store pin pads. Please help JDRF support our National and local partnerships by visiting these stores and purchasing a sneaker and/or making a donation via the pin pad. Let me […]

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 […]