JDRF NorCal March 2022 Newsletter

JDRF Joins Civica to Make Low-Cost Insulin Available to All Americans

In conjunction with leading partners in diabetes, advocacy, and healthcare, JDRF has announced its support of a new initiative by Civica, a nonprofit generic drug company. This project will manufacture and distribute low-cost biosimilar insulin options, and will enable anyone to purchase insulin at no more than $30/vial or $55/box of five pens. Learn more

To stay up to date on more life-changing advancements and research news, such as the recent FDA approval of Senseonics Eversense, a long-term, implantable CGM for up to 6 months, visit jdrf.org/blog.

Helping the Diabetes Community in Ukraine

The JDRF – Beyond Type 1 Alliance created a resource guide to support the diabetes community in Ukraine in the aftermath of the Russian invasion. This guide includes a list of organizations that are directly providing humanitarian aid that you can support financially. Learn more

JDRF is in Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Omnipod Bay is open for visitors! This charming family-friendly island brings diabetes representation to the popular Nintendo Switch video game Animal Crossing: New Horizons. Learn more

Unstoppable Domains will Donate $200 to First 20 Riders who Raise at Least $100

Starting now, the first 20 JDRF riders who raise at least $100 will receive a donation of $200 to their fundraising pages from our sponsor Unstoppable Domains. The lucky winners will be announced on St. Patrick’s Day, March 17th. Earn your pot of gold by registering or logging on now at ride.jdrf.org!

JDRF NorCal is Hiring! Join Our Team as Development Manager

Do you want to make a difference in the lives of people living with T1D and their loved ones, while building meaningful, mission-driven relationships? The position of Development Manager is responsible for driving team recruitment and fundraising success for the JDRF One Walk and Peer to Peer programs in the Northern California Chapter. View the job posting and apply


Upcoming Chapter Events

JDRF Tee to Table – May 13, 2022, The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay
We’ll be in person for this premier golf, tennis and culinary experience on the beautiful California coast! Presented by Devcon Construction, Inc. Tickets and sponsorships are available now. COVID-19 precautions will be followed. Learn more at jdrf.org/norcal/t2t

JDRF Hope Gala – September 24, 2022, The Ritz-Carlton, San Francisco
This lively and elegant fundraising event draws social, business and civic leaders from around the Bay Area and Northern California. Learn more at jdrf.org/norcal/hopegala

Recurring Outreach Events:

E-Meet & Greets: Monthly Zoom Meetups – Rotating Wednesdays, 12pm PT
Parents and Caregivers of Children with T1D Under the Age of 5
Parents and Caregivers of Children with T1D Ages 5-12
Parents and Caregivers of Children with T1D Ages 13-21
Adults Living with T1D

Reunión Virtual Para Adultos y Familias con Diabetes Tipo 1 en Español – Segundo Miércoles, 5-6pm PT
Registrar aquí

T1D Teen Connect Monthly Meetup – Third Wednesdays, 5-6pm PT
Register for the next T1D Teen Connect

Ask the Endo Monthly Sessions – Third Tuesdays, 8-9am PT
Register for the next Ask the Endo

Ask the Therapist Monthly Sessions – First Wednesdays, 8-9am PT
Register for the next Ask the Therapist

Young Leadership Committee (YLC) Meetings – First Wednesdays, 6pm PT
Register for the next YLC Monthly Meeting

TypeOneNation Virtual Summit – First Thursdays
Register for the series. En español, regístrar aquí


Special Announcements & Resources

  • Advocacy Action Alert! Read JDRF’s statement and take action in support of the Affordable Insulin Now Act. Become a JDRF Advocate and help secure Federal funding for T1D research, and inform health and regulatory policy. Visit jdrf.org/join
  • Insulin Access: Need help accessing insulin? Visit GetInsulin.org
  • Clinical Trials: Participating in a clinical trial is a great way to contribute to curing, preventing and treating T1D and its complications. Learn more
  • Health Insurance Guide: JDRF is committed to supporting you by providing tools to help you navigate healthcare and health insurance. Learn more
  • Register for the JDRF Ride: Six destinations and virtual opportunities throughout the year. ride.jdrf.org
  • Shop & Give Back: Visit jdrf.org/norcal/shop to view current promotions.
  • Follow Us on Social Media: Stay connected on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, and YouTube

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JDRF Northern California Chapter
Northwest Region Address:
JDRF, 1215 4th Ave. #1100
Seattle, WA 98161
jdrf.org/norcal