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 […]
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.
Every two years, JDRF International Chairman Mary Tyler Moore and over a hundred children with type 1 diabetes gather in Washington, D. C. to meet face-to-face with some of the top decision-makers in the U.S. government. The children, ages 4 to 17, represent all 50 states and the District of Columbia. As participants in JDRF’s […]
JDRF Northern Nevada is sending a unique delegation to Washington, D.C. this summer for the JDRF 2013 Children’s Congress taking place from July 8 – 10. Two young men from Reno, Grant Hooks, age 16, and Matthew Mullen, age 14, have been selected by JDRF to join 150 other children (ages 4 to 17) from […]
The 14th annual JDRF Government Day held March 16 to 19, included more than160 volunteer leaders and advocates, representing 48 states. Although the name “Government Day” suggests otherwise, the event is actually four jam-packed days. During the first two, attendees received intensive courses on effective advocacy to prepare them for scheduled meetings to talk with […]