Check out this resume: Founder of Zip the Cure, JDRF Youth Ambassador, Walk to Cure Diabetes participant, Trial Net liaison, Promise to Remember Me Campaign advocate, JDRF Children’s Congress delegate, and regular public speaker on living with type 1 diabetes (T1D). It’s hard to believe that someone could offer so much before the age of […]
Brian McIntosh is the kind of good-natured person who is often heard saying, “What needs to be done? Just tell me.” Driven by the JDRF mission to find a cure for type 1 diabetes (T1D), he is always the first one to step in when help is needed. He motivates others by demonstrating the value of service to his community.
There is no harder working retiree in southeast Michigan than JDRF volunteer Marvin Daitch. Marvin was introduced to type 1 diabetes nearly 20 years ago, an event that would map a new course for his life, and even become a calling.
Michelle Crouse, of the JDRF Alabama Chapter, has been a caring volunteer, a dedicated advocate, and, quite literally, the calm in a storm. Now her 13-year-old son Cameron, diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at age two, is taking up the family tradition with his own volunteer and advocacy work.
Linda Wright has been a teacher, a salesperson and manager in a marketing company, and now a chef and the owner of her own catering business. She says, “Volunteering with JDRF incorporates all those professions.”
Michael Denmark accomplished something on his bucket list and he did it for an excellent cause. Denmark completed the ING New York City Marathon on Sunday November 3, 2013 and raised $30,156 for JDRF. Michael ran for his cousin Mark, who was diagnosed with T1D almost 20 years ago. The two are like brothers, growing […]
Caitlin’s Crew has been walking for seven years, not only for Caitlin, age 14, but also for Caitlin’s aunt and grandfather. The team walks because advancements in technology have already made life more bearable since Caitlin’s diagnosis at age 8, and they walk because they remain hopeful that a cure will be found in her […]
The Glucose Guru’s have not only walked and fundraised for the past 9 years, but their family also consistently volunteers the day of the walk each year. They have been walking since 2005 when Andrew was diagnosed with T1D, but the team also walks for other relatives who have passed away from complications of diabetes. […]
Patrick’s Pack finished their first walk this year to support newly diagnosed Patrick Sisco, age 2, and to support research for T1D. They had a fun day at the Goshen walk, meeting other families and learning information about new research and technologies. They found Facebook and social networking to be a great help when it […]
Emma’s Expedition just finished their third walk, fourth if you include their virtual walk a few years ago. The DePaola family does it for not just to support Emma but to raise awareness and funds. They say sitting back and doing nothing is not in their nature. By walking they are celebrating the strength of […]