Each day 40 children are diagnosed with type 1 Diabetes (T1D) in the United States alone. That’s equivalent to an entire classroom of students each and every day!
One way to to make a difference? Through JDRF Kids Walk to Cure Diabetes! It’s a unique opportunity to teach your child about the value of charitable work, educate them about diabetes and healthy living—and raise money for life-changing T1D research.
It’s fun, it’s easy, and it’s educational! And… it’s all about kids helping kids!
Join the growing list of schools—and students—nationwide that are helping JDRF create a world without type 1 diabetes (T1D). So many schools take part because they appreciate the educational and monetary benefits of the Kids Walk to Cure Diabetes program and are delighted by how easy it is to participate!
For more information please contact Valerie Laranko at VLaranko@JDRF.org or 856-429-1101
JDRF Kids Walk can be incorporated with other health and exercise-related events at school! Check out the list below for some great ideas:
- National Nutrition Month—March
- National Physical Education and Sports Week—May 1-7,2017
- All Children Exercise Simultaneously (ACES) Day—May 3, 2017