Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Help support the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation

Frances South, one of the WMRC's youngest members, has Juvenile Diabetes.
At our April meeting, Frances gave a presentation to the club about living with Juvenile Diabetes, and to promote the TELUS Walk to Cure Diabetes. Frances is a youth ambassador for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation ( JDRF ).

"I am the 'take steps towards a cure' type”. Says Frances. "By fundraising for JDRF, I am committed to helping JDRF fund crucial research into cures, better treatments for and prevention of type 1 diabetes (T1D). What type are you? Be the putting your dollars to work type by clicking the "Support Me!" button."

To support Frances simply click here.
Please enter the name: Frances's Family & Friends, then click on Frances to support her.
There’s a great video on her page!
The TELUS Walk to Cure Diabetes provides individuals touched by type 1 diabetes (T1D) the opportunity to unite with others and to raise funds for research focused on curing, treating and better preventing T1D. Over 45,000 Canadians walk, share stories, and connect across Canada and become one community with participants in six other countries.  

The TELUS Walk to Cure Diabetes is being held on June 14, at the
Assiniboine Park, Lyric Theatre
Registration is at 9:00 am. The walk starts at 10:30 am
The walk length is either 5 or 7.5 km
After the walk there will be food, music and prizes!
For more information, email Vicki at or phone 204-953-4479

On April 25, the JDRF will be holding their 28th annual Starry Starry Night Gala 2015 for Juvenile Diabetes Research Fund at the RBC Convention Centre. For more information contact Dorothy Ross or 204-953-4477
If you are unable to attend and would like to make a donation, please click on: A Starry Starry Night Gala 2015

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