Thank You to our 2014 License To Cure Gala Sponsors!

Thank You to our 2014 License To Cure Gala Sponsors!

Thank you to our 2014 License To Cure Goldfinger Sponsors Vibra Healthcare & The Hollinger Group and all the Premier Gala Sponsors: Highmark Blue Shield, United Concordia Dental, T.S.E. Inc., The Hershey Company, Paytime Inc., and Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC. We also thank our additional partners:  M&T Bank, Nationwide Insurance, Novak Strategic Advisors, Murray […]

Volunteer Spotlight: Sarah Lucas

Like many families when first faced with type 1 diabetes (T1D), Sarah Lucas and her husband Don found themselves in unfamiliar waters, anxious and overwhelmed when their daughter Mary was diagnosed in 1998. “We weren’t certain what to do, but we knew we had to do something that would help us gain a foothold, and […]

Volunteer Spotlight: Barbara Roos

Barbara Roos has earned the unofficial title of “Gala Matriarch” at the JDRF Georgia Chapter, and for good reason. For years she has led the charge, collaborating with staff and community leaders to ensure that the most effective chairs, honorees and committee members are recruited for their Hope for a Cure Gala. Barbara and her […]

FUNdraising Friday – #JDRFWalkHershey

Utitlizing Social Media to Increase your Fundraising Reach After taking a break from FUNdraising Fridays over the July 4th weekend, we are back with some more tips and tricks to easily and quickly boost your fundraising! This week’s focus is on utilizing your social networks and social media to get out the word about your […]

Volunteer Spotlight: Andrew Krieman

Andrew Krieman is a devoted supporter to everyone he meets. When his neighbor’s child was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes (T1D) in 2007, he jumped right in to help raise awareness and find a cure. It started by helping with the Gala and before he knew it, he was co-chairing the event. Since then, he has connected with and […]

Brother and Sister Climb Mountains for a Cure

Haley and Ethan Maurice have a lofty goal. On July 16 they will embark on a three-week hike from Yosemite to Mount Whitney. The 221-mile trek will take them on the John Muir Trail from Yosemite National Park to the highest peak in the continental United States. The siblings will backpack by themselves with no […]

FUNdraising Friday – Email is the Easiest!

So you’ve registered for the Walk to Cure Diabetes.  You made your self-donation at registration, and you’ve updated your personal page on the Walk Website to tell your story.  But what now?  How do you start fundraising? The easiest and most effective thing you can do is send emails from your participant center! When you […]

FUNdraising Friday – 100 Ways in 100 Days!

FUNdraising Friday – 100 Ways in 100 Days!

Today marks only 100 days out from the Hershey Walk to Cure Diabetes on September 28th, 2014!  Together, we will turn type one into type none!  But to do so, we need to get out there and get fundraising – TODAY! If you haven’t yet registered for the Walk, make sure to do so ASAP! […]

The 2013 Top Fundraising Team, Noelle's Wish, at their Sweet Frog Dine for Diabetes Night last year.

FUNdraising Friday – Dine for Diabetes

Dine for Diabetes! Ask a local restaurant to support your JDRF Walk to Cure Diabetes Team through Dining for Diabetes. There are mainy chains and local restaurants that already have community night programs, where on a certain night you encourage your friends and family to eat at that restaurant and bring a coupon or flier […]

Totem Pole Playhouse Raises over $6,000 for JDRF!

After generously deciding to donate 50% of every ticket sold for last weekend’s performance of Steel Magnolias, we are thrilled to announce that the Totem Pole Playhouse donated $6, 046.75 to JDRF! Our Chapter could not be more grateful for the generosity of the Totem Pole Playhouse, and wants to give an enormous THANK YOU […]