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  • Apply for the Beyond Type 1 + JDRF 2020 Ragnar Trail Zion Team

    February 21, 2020 • Virginia Chapter

    On May 8-9, 2020, two teams of people living with Type 1 diabetes will run the Ragnar Zion Trail at Ponderosa Ranch...

  • Every Day Hero: Kathy Sturm

    January 2, 2020 • Virginia Chapter

    Meet Kathy Sturm, January’s Every Day Hero. In the words of Development Coordinator Marnie Mills: “To try and describe Kathy Sturm in...

  • Outreach Survery - Make Your Voice Heard!

    December 18, 2019 • Virginia Chapter

      Family support group survey   Teen Group Survey

  • Meet Ellie, Central Virginia's 2019 Children's Congress Representative

    June 3, 2019 • Virginia Chapter

    Meet Ellie, Central Virginia’s 2019 JDRF Children’s Congress representative! Ellie was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes (T1D) at age 6 and is...

  • APPLY NOW: 2019 JDRF Children's Congress

    October 5, 2018 • Virginia Chapter

    Calling all kids with T1D, ages 4 to 17 (by July 8, 2019): The application process for the 2019 JDRF Children’s Congress is open now through November...

  • ACTION NEEDED: Send a Message to the U.S. Senate

    June 20, 2017 • Virginia Chapter

      Dear JDRF Supporter, As the debate over the future of healthcare continues in Washington, JDRF continues to strongly oppose any healthcare...

  • JDRF Aims to Ensure Coverage of All T1D Treatments

    May 22, 2017 • Virginia Chapter

    If you feel treating type 1 diabetes (T1D) is getting harder, it’s not your imagination. Costs are soaring. Insurance companies are taking...

  • Tell Congress Not to Raise Insurance Rates for T1D Community

    May 1, 2017 • Virginia Chapter

    This week, the U.S. House of Representatives is considering a new health reform law that could lead to higher, unaffordable insurance rates...