Walk to Cure Diabetes - JDRF


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Walk To Cure Diabetes

Each year, more than 500,000 people “walk for a cure” at 200 JDRF locations worldwide. Funds are raised by individual and team walkers obtaining donations from family and friends, corporate sponsorship and the sale of JDRF paper sneakers at retail outlets. Last year, JDRF’s Walk program raised $85 million worldwide to support diabetes research and research education.

2013 Michigan and Northwest Ohio Walk dates and locations will be announced soon:

East Lansing
Saturday, August 3, 2013
8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan
For more information, contact Deb Wallace at 248-355-1133 or dwallace@jdrf.org.
Saturday, September 21, 2013
9 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Ottawa Park, Toledo, Ohio
For more information, contact Lori Lamb at 419-481-8223 or llamb@jdrf.org.
Ann Arbor / Dexter
Sunday, September 29, 2013
8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Hudson Mills Metropark, Dexter, Michigan 
For more information, contact Deb Wallace at 248-355-1133 or dwallace@jdrf.org.
Warren / Metro Detroit
Sunday, September 29, 2013
8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
General Motors Technical Center, Warren, Michigan
For more information, contact Deb Wallace at 248-355-1133 or dwallace@jdrf.org.
Bay City
Sunday, October 6, 2013
8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Veteran’s Memorial Park, Bay City, Michigan
For more information, contact Kathy MacBride at 989-529-1951 or kpdiabetes@charter.net.
Other Walks in Michigan
Kalamazoo, Saturday, August 17, 2013
Traverse City, Saturday, September 7, 2013
Grand Rapids, Saturday, September 14, 2013
Jackson, Saturday, September 14, 2013
For more information about these Walk sites, contact the Michigan Great Lakes West Chapter at 616-957-1838 or visit www.jdrfgreatlakeswest.org.
Each JDRF Walk location features food, entertainment, special attractions, children’s activities and plenty of family fun! There is no registration fee to participate; however, participants are encouraged to raise pledges to support research vital to finding a cure for type 1 diabetes. JDRF Walk to Cure Diabetes T Shirts are provided to participants who raise $100 or more.

To register for one of the Walks above and create a personal fundraising page to help you recruit walkers and raise dollars, visit walk.jdrf.org

Take the step and join the team fighting diabetes. Be a corporate sponsor, form a team or walk with a friend. Contact JDRF today to get involved! 

click here today to register for a walk in your area

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