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  • 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...

  • Buy a Bracelet and Fund T1D Research!

    February 4, 2019 • New Jersey Metro and Rockland County Chapter

    We love our family here at JDRF and we’re bringing the community a fun way to show JDRF pride. We’ve partnered with local...

  • Everyday Hero Award: Meet Drew Frankel

    February 4, 2019 • New Jersey Metro and Rockland County Chapter

    Drew is a junior and three sport varsity athlete at Rumson Fair Haven High School.  He has been able to maintain an...

  • Everyday Hero Award: Meet Ariel Aufgang

    January 2, 2019 • New Jersey Metro and Rockland County Chapter

    Ariel was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes (T1D) in adulthood and is passionate about helping kids manage this life-changing disease. Since becoming...

  • Celebrating "A Day in the Life - Type 1 Diabetes Day”

    November 19, 2018 • New Jersey Metro and Rockland County Chapter

    Securing legislation to make the Monday before Thanksgiving “A Day in the Life – Type 1 Diabetes Day” brings us another opportunity...

  • Busting Myths and Raising True T1D Awareness

    November 19, 2018 • New Jersey Metro and Rockland County Chapter

    “A Day in the Life – Type 1 Diabetes Day” will help bust myths and change the way people view T1D. Jennifer...