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  • 2014 Burlington, VT Ride to Cure Diabetes

    September 2, 2014 • Central Virginia Chapter

    The intrepid Central Virginia Ride to Cure team set off on another challenge ride in July to raise money for juvenile diabetes...

  • Volunteer Spotlight: The Paquette Family and Trey’s Avengers

    August 27, 2014 • Central Virginia Chapter

    Many dedicated teams and individuals are preparing for the 18th Annual Richmond JDRF Walk to Cure Diabetes on Sunday, September 14. We...

  • Volunteers "weather" challenges at 2013 Tucson Ride to Cure Diabetes

    June 4, 2014 • Central Virginia Chapter

    Central Virginia Tucson 2013 Ride to Cure Diabetes team, led by Coach Matthew Majikes (bottom right).   By Cindy Proctor Saran wrapped...

  • Local Volunteer Spotlight: Lisa Taylor

    April 30, 2014 • Central Virginia Chapter

    By Cindy Proctor   Lisa Taylor’s JDRF story starts in Queens, NY when her daughter was diagnosed with T1D at the age...

  • Dance for a Cure!

    November 26, 2013 • Central Virginia Chapter

    By Cindy Proctor, JDRF blogger Alpha Gamma Delta recently held its annual SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE competition with the proceeds...

  • Study Shows Promise for Implantation of Encapsulated Islets

    November 4, 2013 • Central Virginia Chapter

    A clinical study published in PNAS provides further proof-of-concept that beta cell encapsulation holds real promise for making islet implantation a viable therapy for people with type 1 diabetes (T1D).

  • Discover Card 2% Matching Program

    November 1, 2013 • Central Virginia Chapter

    We are happy to announce the return of the Discover 2% matching program. Discover will match 2% of all donations made to...

  • Great News! NPR article about our Central VA Delegates to the 2013 JDRF Children's Congress

    October 18, 2013 • Central Virginia Chapter

    NPR has published an article about our Central VA Delegates Bridgette Schutt, 6, and Kamryn Anderson, 12, who went to the 2013 JDRF Children’s Congress...

  • Take the T1D for a Day Text Challenge!

    October 10, 2013 • Central Virginia Chapter

    Step into the shoes of someone living with type 1 diabetes (T1D) for one day in an eye-opening text campaign made possible...

  • Be the Type to Take Action!

    October 9, 2013 • Central Virginia Chapter

    JDRF is kicking off National Diabetes Awareness Month by turning the Empire State Building blue! On the evening of November 1—T1Day—New York’s...