JDRF NorCal August 2022 Newsletter

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JDRF Northern California Chapter Welcomes New Members to our Community Board

We’re thrilled to welcome new members to our JDRF Northern California Chapter Community Board: Hale Johnston, Nick Mitchell, Paola Reynoso and Dessi Zaharieva. We also send a heartfelt Thank You to our retiring board members: Dr. Saleh Adi, Michelle Griffin, Eric Kendall, Brad Layous, Joe Niehaus, Nancy Riley, Adrea Tencer and Jenny Williams. Thank you for your leadership! Learn more about our entire FY2023 Community Board at jdrf.org/norcal/leadership.

ISPAD-JDRF Research Fellowships Announced

The International Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Diabetes (ISPAD) aims to promote research, education, and advocacy in children, adolescents, and young adults with diabetes—across the globe. The ISPAD-JDRF Research Fellowships provide $25,000 to people under the age of 40 who wish to pursue a career in diabetes related research. Read about the winners.

California Plans to Manufacture Affordable Insulin

In his most recent budget adopted by the state of California, Governor Gavin Newsom announced a plan for the state to manufacture its own insulin, sell it at close to the cost of manufacturing, and make it available to every California resident who needs it regardless of their insurance status. Read more.

Fill Up at The Giving Pump/Cox Family Stores in NorCal Communities: August 1st – October 31st

Cox Family Stores and Shell have partnered on a philanthropic initiative – The Giving Pump. Now through October 31st, at select stations around NorCal communities, simply fill up at the The Giving Pump and a portion of your purchase will be donated to JDRF. The Cox family is personally affected by T1D and is passionate about supporting JDRF. Read more and see participating stations.


Upcoming Chapter Events

JDRF Game2Give, Game Over, T1D! Live stream content creators and T1D community members from around the world will host charity streams from July 1 – August 31, culminating with a 10-day livestream event from Aug 19–28. Learn more and play.

Sacramento Family & Caregivers Meet-Up – September 4, 2022, 2-4pm, Harry Crab Park, Roseville. This event will repeat every 3 months on the first Sunday. Learn more.

JDRF Hope Gala  September 24, 2022, The Ritz-Carlton, San Francisco. Presented by Abbott – makers of the FreeStyle Libre® system.
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.

JDRF Ride – Six beautiful destinations and My Ride opportunities across the U.S. with local training events throughout 2022. All levels welcome! Learn more and register at ride.jdrf.org.

JDRF One Walk, NorCal – November 6, 2022.
We’ll be in person at California’s Great America in Santa Clara! Register today! walk.jdrf.org/norcal

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


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