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  • Help JDRF Reach the Finish Line with our Match

    May 14, 2020 • New Jersey Metro and Rockland County Chapter

    At the start of this spring, JDRF was staring down a huge funding gap due to event cancellations in response to COVID-19....

  • T1D Community Joins Together to #RunwithAaron

    May 14, 2020 • New Jersey Metro and Rockland County Chapter

      On Sunday, April 26 over 70 #T1D champions from all over the world laced up their shoes to run (or walk) virtually...

  • Everyday Hero: Meet the 2020 Youth Ambassadors

    May 14, 2020 • New Jersey Metro and Rockland County Chapter

    They are students, athletes, musicians, gamers and artists. They are living with type 1 diabetes and they are our Everyday Heroes. This...

  • Everyday Hero Award: Meet our Volunteers!

    April 7, 2020 • New Jersey Metro and Rockland County Chapter

    During the past few weeks our chapter, like many non-profits, have been re-imagining what our Spring and Summer events look like.  Fortunately, before...

  • Everyday Hero Award: Meet Assembly Members Houghtaling & Downey

    December 6, 2019 • New Jersey Metro and Rockland County Chapter

    In 2018, Governor Phil Murphy signed a resolution designating the Monday before Thanksgiving as “A Day in the Life – Type 1...

  • Everyday Hero Award: Meet Jerry Keselman

    October 1, 2019 • New Jersey Metro and Rockland County Chapter

    If you’ve met Jerry, you’ve likely felt his passion for Ride Weekend. But, Jerry’s passion for his friends and family is what...

  • Everyday Hero Award: Meet Children's Congress Delegates From New Jersey

    August 1, 2019 • New Jersey Metro and Rockland County Chapter

    Young New Jersey advocates John Gallagher, Arianna Gehan, Keyonna Murray, and Danny Zinn traveled to the United States Capitol from July 8-10...

  • Meet Agatha Siegel, our One Walk Ambassador

    July 9, 2019 • New Jersey Metro and Rockland County Chapter

    Jordana, a JDRF Outreach Volunteer and mom to son with T1D, sat down with this year’s One Walk Ambassador Agatha Siegel. During...

  • Children Making History

    May 6, 2019 • New Jersey Metro and Rockland County Chapter

    Every two years, more than 160 children living with type 1 diabetes (T1D) gather in Washington, D.C., to meet face-to-face with some...

  • JDRF Volunteers Take On Capitol Hill

    March 8, 2019 • New Jersey Metro and Rockland County Chapter

    Last week I joined hundreds of grassroots advocates from across the country in Washington, D.C. for JDRF’s Government Day. We arrived with...