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 […]

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 […]

Rob’s Story

Rob Furness Rob Furness has been working in the financial community for the past 35 years mostly in the banking sector. He is a graduate of the University of Delaware where he received a BS degree in Education. A long time Delaware resident, Rob and his wife Deb reside just south of Wilmington and have […]

Spotlight on Delaware JDRF Kids – Grace Cochran

Diabetes Doesn’t Hold Me Back by Grace Cochran   Hi!  I’m Grace Cochran and I am a Type 1 Diabetic. I was diagnosed September 30, 2005, 15 days after my seventh birthday.  For the past three summers I have gone to Harrisburg Diabetic Youth Camp, HDYC for short.  It’s a week long sleep over camp […]

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 […]