One Step Closer to a Cure

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Thank YOU for joining us at our JDRF One Walks in Columbus and Atlanta this year! T1D takes no days off and neither do you! Your commitment to a cure inspires us.

Some of the highlights from this year’s events include nearly 10,000 walkers and $1.15M raised (and counting). A special thanks to our $10,000+ sponsors Aflac, CRH & Inglett & Stubbs! We are incredibly grateful for their continued support. Walk day would not be possible without the support of our amazing sponsors and volunteers. THANK YOU ALL!!!

Please see below for a few post-event updates & reminders:

Special SHOUT OUTS to our current top teams by category:

  • TOP FAMILY TEAMS ($25,000+) have raised over $250,000 and counting: Weinstein Family Team, Stuart’s Gang, Gigi’s Sugar Smackers, Emmett’s Entourage, Bobby’s Band, Savannah’s Stars & Carson’s Crusaders
  • TOP SCHOOL TEAMS ($25,000+) have raised over $176,000 and counting: Woodward Academy, Holy Innocents’ Episcopal School and OLA

Event Photos: We want to see your pictures from walk day! Be sure to post your photos and stories on your social media pages and tag us, too! #JDRFOneWalkAtlanta #JDRFOneWalkColumbusGA

Crystal Awards & Incentive Prizes: We are getting closer to our goal of $1.3M by the minute! Remember, all walkers who raise $250 or more by December 1st will qualify for a prize from the JDRF Incentive Prize catalogue. Codes for incentive prizes will be emailed in mid-December. You can also continue to raise funds by December 1st to earn a Crystal Award. Any Team that raises $2500+ will receive a crystal award to celebrate their accomplishment. Share your Walk day experience through social media to keep the momentum going and maximize your impact!

Double Your Impact! If you haven’t already, ask your donors about matching gifts. Matching gifts are the easiest and fastest way to reach or exceed your fundraising goal and double your donations! To find out if your company has a matching gift policy, please click this link:

We believe in you and we believe in JDRF’s mission to turn Type One into Type None. Thank you for your incredible support and commitment. You made this year’s JDRF One Walk an event we will never forget.

Until there’s a cure,
The JDRF Georgia Chapter Staff