Blog and Local Support Information

  • A letter from our Executive Director

    April 6, 2020 • New York City/Long Island Chapter

    Dear Friends of JDRF: As our world grapples with coronavirus, and all New Yorkers shelter-at-home, we at the New York City/Long Island...

  • Two Places, One Walk

    April 1, 2020 • New York City/Long Island Chapter

    Two Places, One Walk Esmin’s Crew – Dia Vukovic   “This wasn’t just a Walk, it was a Walk for my son,” Dia...

  • 15 Years a Fundraiser!

    April 1, 2020 • New York City/Long Island Chapter

    15 Years a Fundraiser! The Schwartz’s Team-Robert Schwartz   15 years ago, Robert Schwartz took his first step at the 2005 JDRF One...

  • Rufus Makes an Appearance Outside the Bag of Hope

    April 1, 2020 • New York City/Long Island Chapter

    Rufus Makes an Appearance Outside the Bag of Hope Seek Volunteer – Carina Persaud  “Can I be this hype?” thought Carina Persaud...

  • Fantastic Fundraiser for Hana’s Hope

    March 5, 2020 • New York City/Long Island Chapter

    What a fantastic fundraiser for Hana’s Hope! This past Saturday, The Chuang Family hosted an incredible event featuring father and daughter on...

  • 2019 One Walk Highlights

    March 4, 2020 • New York City/Long Island Chapter

    15 Years a Fundraiser! The Schwartz’s Team-Robert Schwartz   15 years ago, Robert Schwartz took his first step at the 2005 JDRF One...

  • Announcing the 2020 One Night Signature Gala Honorees…

    February 14, 2020 • New York City/Long Island Chapter

    We are thrilled to announce Daniel & Colleen Aversano as the 2020 One Night Signature Gala Honorees! In August of 2018, at...

  • JDRF ONE WALK TOP FUNDRAISERS

    February 6, 2020 • New York City/Long Island Chapter

    Wow, what a year for the JDRF One Walk! The inspiration felt at the 2019 JDRF One Walks was because of your...

  • #WhyIRun - Ackerman Sisters, 2019 Team JDRF

    August 1, 2019 • New York City/Long Island Chapter

    Meet Samantha and Dani Ackerman from Nesconset, NY – two sisters running the 2019 TCS NYC Marathon with Team JDRF for the...

  • #WhyIRide - Amanda Di Lella, 2019 Sonoma California

    July 12, 2019 • New York City/Long Island Chapter

    Meet Amanda who is doing her first Ride to Cure Diabetes this year in Sonoma CA! Number of Rides with JDRF This...