Meet Intern Mikey!

Hi my name is Mikey! I’m 23 years old and currently a senior attending Kutztown University.  I am a PR intern with JDRF and I am enjoying every second of the experience!  I was diagnosed with T1D at the age of 20.  Being diagnosed was a huge shock at first. I was diagnosed a week […]

Hope Ball Sneak Peek – Youth Ambassador Art Project

Last weekend the JDRF Delaware Youth Ambassadors gathered at the studio of local artist, Sherry Brilliant, to create a one of a kind art piece to be featured in the 2015 JDRF Hope Ball: Derby After Dark live auction. Live Auction Sneak Peak – Youth Ambassador Art Project Don’t miss your chance to meet our […]

Volunteer Spotlight: Scott Pincura

Meet Scott Pincura, proud member of Team JDRF! Just last week Scott represented the JDRF Delaware Branch and Kenzie’s Kure at the Disney Marathon in Orlando Florida. Scott ran in honor of his eldest daughter MacKenzie, a JDRF Delaware Branch Youth Ambassador. Through the support of co-workers, friends and family Scott has raised more than […]

JDRF Walk to Cure Diabetes FUNdraisers – Team Take 1 Down

Laura Boyer’s son, Blake, as diagnosed with T1D in 2012. Since then, the Boyer family has been FUNdraising for JDRF. This year, Laura is raising money for the JDRF Walk to Cure diabetes while beautifying your fall garden! As the Team Captain of Wilmington Walk Team Take 1 Down, Laura sells mums with proceeds going […]

Spotlight on Delaware JDRF Kids – Ariel Friedlander

Sing it for the Cure By: Ariel Friedlander I am Ariel Friedlander, I am Jewish and I am a type 1 diabetic. These two things have come to define in large part who I am and how I view the world. This year is my anniversary.  Happy anniversary! Actually, it’s not an anniversary in the […]

Spotlight on Delaware JDRF Kids – Julia Murphy

Diabetes has Not Taken Away From My Life – It Has Added To It by Julia Murphy   My name is Julia Murphy.  I am 13 years old and I was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes on May 11. 2009. I am a Visual Arts major at Cab Calloway School of the Arts.  I am […]

Jacki’s Story

 Jacki Ettinger Board Member and Mother of a child with type 1 diabetes On August 4, 2006 my life and that of my entire family changed dramatically. That is the day, my son Sam, then just 13 years old informed me that he thought he might have diabetes. You may wonder what led him to […]