2015 Ride Dates Announced

The JDRF Ride to Cure Diabetes has raised more than $20 million for research to deliver life-changing therapies and one day a cure for T1D. The Ride is a charity ride that can be as competitive as you make it. You choose the mileage and pace that are comfortable for you. Cyclists of all skill […]

Five Easy Ways Help Make the 2015 Hope Ball A Success

The 14th annual Delaware Hope Ball: Derby After Dark will be held on Saturday, April 25, 2015 at the Chase Center on the Riverfront in Wilmington. The Hope Ball is an extraordinary event, each year bringing together more than 400 members of the community for a sparkling evening of fine dining, stellar entertainment and exciting […]

Volunteer Spotlight: Evelyn Brownlee

Meet Evelyn Brownlee, one of JDRF’s most dedicated volunteers! Twice a week, every week, Evelyn donates her time and talent to the JDRF Delaware office. Evelyn is always willing to help with whatever is needed from filing, writing letters, stuffing envelopes, representing JDRF at schools and local health fairs and so much more. Thank you […]

With T1D, There are No Holidays Off

Beginning with #GivingTuesday on December 2, JDRF has continued to work towards our year-end goal to raise $800,000 by December 31. And we need your help. Millions of people with T1D — and the families who love them — are hoping for a cure. Advances funded by JDRF, such as the artificial pancreas system and encapsulated cell […]

UDare Skate for the Cure

UDare Skate for the Cure

The University of Delaware’s figure skating team hosts a benefit for JDRF, honoring type 1 diabetic teammates   As the University of Delaware’s Figure Skating Team prepares for the last intercollegiate national qualifying competition this weekend, the team has added one more event this season that has special meaning to two Team skaters. On May […]

Miss Newark 2014  – The Challenge

Miss Newark 2014 – The Challenge

By guest blogger: Mikaila Ryna, Miss Newark 2014 My name is Mikaila Ryan and I am Miss Newark 2014. During my reign as Miss Newark, I will be showcasing my platform “Type No 1 – Fighting Type 1 Diabetes.” This year, I have the added (awesome) pleasure of spreading awareness and advocating for a cure […]

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 […]