Michigan Great Lakes Chapter

Spotlight on Michigan Walks

Walk Day Volunteers Needed!

One Walk Grand Rapids – Sept 8: Sign up to volunteer today

The JDRF One Walk is a fun, family friendly event that gives people with type 1 diabetes (T1D), their loved ones, companies, and the local community the opportunity to come together to create change and positively impact lives of those living with T1D. We count on our event day volunteers to ensure a successful experience for everyone.

To see all of our Walk Day Volunteer Opportunities click here!

To sign up as a Walk Day Volunteer please click here!

For questions on volunteering for the Grand Rapids Walk, please contact Jillian Breneman at (616) 222-1240 or jbreneman@jdrf.org.


Register to Walk today

Registration is open! Walk.JDRF.Org

This fall the JDRF One Walk will take place in seven locations throughout the state of Michigan and Toledo, Ohio. Walk with us to create a world without type 1 diabetes (T1D).

By joining JDRF One Walk you’ll support breakthroughs that get us closer to a cure—and provide hope to the millions affected by this disease. As the largest T1D event in the world, it’s also an amazing experience to be a part of!

August 4 – East Lansing
September 8 – Grand Rapids and Jackson
September 9 – Great Lakes Bay Region/Midland
September 16 – Detroit and Toledo, Ohio
September 23 – Ann Arbor/Dexter

Register Today at Walk.JDRF.Org


Attention Team Captains!

2018 Team Captain Guide Now Available Online.

Click here for the complete 2018 Greater Michigan Walks Team Captain Guide that is full of helpful information and materials for new and returning team captains.

Just in need of a form and not the complete guide? See below for a list of Walk materials and forms for quick viewing and printing!

Team Captain Guidelines and One Walk Procedures
Walk FAQ’s
Recognition and Awards Flyer
Fundraising Tools Order Form
Donation Collection Form


JDRF One Walk Team Rally!

Grand Rapids Team Rally – Sunday, June 10

Join us for a special kickoff event to celebrate the beginning of the JDRF One Walk season! The Walk Team Rally is a fun day for all and a perfect chance to mingle and make new friends in this incredible T1D Community!

At the Rally, we’ll update you on some exciting breakthroughs and share some helpful fundraising tips. Fundraising tools will also be available for pick-up at the Rally.

Free to attend. Light refreshments will be served. *You must be a registered One Walk Team to attend the Rally. Register your Walk team today at walk.jdrf.org.

Grand Rapids Team Rally
Sunday, June 10
2:00pm – 4:00pm
Millennium Park, Pavilion A
Click Here For More Info and to Register for the Rally



More from the Michigan Great Lakes Chapter

Chapter Homepage