National JDRF One Walk Day

November 1, 2020
9:00 am

This Fall’s JDRF One Walk will be our first nationwide endeavor and our largest goal yet. Instead of holding walks on separate weekends across the country, we’ll walk together from wherever we are to form the biggest JDRF One Walk this community has ever seen!

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NATIONAL JDRF ONE WALK DAY

This year we want to bring together JDRF walkers from all over the country to celebrate what makes the JDRF One Walk so special. We are coming together as one community from across the nation to reach some big goals—collectively walk 1.6 million miles in honor of the 1.6 million people living with T1D and collectively raise $50 million by November 1, 2020 to recognize 50 years of progress and impact. As soon as you register your team, you become a part of this national movement to impact T1D research. On November 1 (National T1Day) we will come together to celebrate our accomplishments at the Finish Line Festival! You don’t want to miss out on being a part of this innovative event.

To learn more about the National JDRF One Walk, event day, walking 1.6 million miles and more, you can checkout our Walk 101 flyer!

November 1 Timeline
9 a.m. | Finish Line Festival Website Opens
11 a.m. | Roblox Opens
11a.m. – 3 p.m. | Vendor Booth Reps Live
3 p.m. | National Closing Ceremony

We recognize that this year has been full of constant changes and challenges. But, if there is a community that can show the world that they are truly #strongertogether, it’s the JDRF One Walk family. We hope you will still join us this year by registering for your local Walk at walk.jdrf.org.

If you have any questions about our Walk plans this year, please reach out to greaternewengland@jdrf.org.

To ensure your team is as successful as possible this year, we’ve pulled together some resources to help you in your team recruitment, fundraising and overall energy generation about this exciting event!

 


JDRF ONE WALK RESOURCES

In addition to the ideas in the National One Walk Guide, there are tons of great ways to fundraise for your JDRF One Walk team from a letter writing campaign to making a unique video of your T1D Champion. The possibilities are endless and there are so many ways to find what works for you and your team.

New this year is fitness tracking through Strava! Make tracking your miles to mission easy by connecting Strava to your participant center. Check out this Strava Guide to get started today! Looking for more fun—download and customize your personal Walker Bibs!

Visit our JDRF One Walk Resource page for fundraising ideas, templates, JDRF info, how-to guides, social media posts and more! jdrf.org/greaternewengland/p/jdrf-one-walk-resource-center/


LET US RECOGNIZE YOUR FUNDRAISING SUCCESS

Despite not being in person this year, we are still excited for everyone to take part in our national One Walk campaign concluding on November 1. We are delighted to share our 2020 recognition opportunities and incentives with you! Be sure you don’t miss out on all the funcheck out everything now!  

For individuals:

  • $100 JDRF One Walk T-Shirt
  • $1,000 V1P Status: exclusive badge, lanyard, collectible lapel pin, t-shirt and award

For teams:

  • $2,020 Mile of Hope Presented by Team Insulet: special recognition during the Finish Line Festival on November 1
  • Top 10 Teams One Walk in a Box: a surprise box of awesome One Walk themed goodies for your own celebration on November 1

 


JDRF ONE WALK V1PS

V1P | noun | (vee-one-pee): A JDRF One Walk participant who raises $1,000 or more and is determined to turn Type One into Type None. Walkers who raise $1,000 or more by Walk Day will be recognized as V1Ps and receive a V1P collectible lapel pin, lanyard, a special note of thanks in the mail. New this year—V1Ps will also qualify for a premium JDRF One Walk V1P t-shirt. 

Congratulations to our current 2020 JDRF One Walk V1Ps!  Check out our dedicated V1P page leading up to Walk day on November 1 to see who is a V1P!

 


THANK YOU TO OUR PARTNERS!

National Sponsors

Ford | Marshalls | Lilly | Tandem Diabetes Care | Xeris Pharmaceuticals

Local Sponsors

Campanelli | Carruth Capital | CBRE | Intercontinental | J. Calnan & Associates
Medtronic | National Development  NEFCO | No Wake | Office Resources
Omnipod | Oxford | Pine Acres Realty
Polhemus Savery DaSilva Architects Builders | Spear Street Capital
Vertex Pharmaceuticals | Xeris Pharmaceuticals

Special Thanks

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Event Contact

Greater New England Chapter
7814310700 | greaternewengland@jdrf.org

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