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Collector cards score nearly $40,000 for JDRF
Published on December 5, 2017

The NBL’s Perth Wildcats teamed up with Coles supermarkets in Western Australia to help raise funds for JDRF again in 2017. During the first half of November, which included World Diabetes Day, shoppers could pick up a Perth Wildcats trading card at 99 of Coles’ WA stores. A donation of just $2 to JDRF got […]

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Spring racing brings more than $450k of funds for JDRF
Published on December 4, 2017

The Melbourne Cup is the race that stops a nation, the jewel in the crown of Spring racing. In 2017, iconic Australian racing events, including Cup Day, brought some great fundraising partnerships our way. We announced in November that the 2017 Melbourne Cup Carnival Pin & Win campaign raised $420,000 for more life-changing type 1 […]

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I have T1D but it does not have me
Published on November 17, 2017

For Daniel Webb, type 1 diabetes (T1D) is a bit of a family affair. The Tasmanian was diagnosed with T1D aged six, his younger sister Claire was diagnosed a few years later at 11. Just two months ago, the Webbs were struck a third blow when 26-year-old Emma was diagnosed. To put a positive spin […]

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“It can happen to anyone”
Published on November 2, 2017

It was during a chat with his state manager that Peter Machin became inspired to begin his fundraising journey. Peter’s boss was telling him about a fundraising bike ride he had done for charity. This got him thinking about how he could turn his skill at playing darts into something more meaningful. Peter’s 11-year-old  son […]

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A little girl’s big wish for her mum
Published on September 21, 2017

Often we see parents doing great things in honour of a child with type 1 diabetes, but one little girl is flipping that familiar concept on its head.  Ten-year old Jessica (left) from Kellyville, NSW, took inspiration from her mum Kristy’s ongoing battle with type 1 diabetes, tirelessly campaigning for three years to hold a […]

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Forgoing the fries all July!
Published on August 1, 2017

Hot chips addict from Adelaide, Salomae, is putting aside her cravings for an entire month to support her boyfriend Tom, who was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes (T1D) on his 21st birthday in 2013. As Salomae explains on her Team Cure Diabetes page, type 1 diabetes isn’t just a prick… but lot of pricks, every single […]

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“Our diabetes hero”
Published on July 24, 2017

Trent takes us back to the Sunday in June, when his son Cody fell dangerously ill before his diagnosis with type 1 diabetes (T1D). Through hosting a regional JDRF One Walk later this year, Trent hopes to not only raise funds for JDRF’s T1D research, but also awareness of the signs of T1D. If other […]

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Life changed for this family in an instant
Published on May 24, 2017

Hayley Feldman was a healthy 11-year-old who loved her sport. Along with her twin sister, Sarina, Hayley was a keen basketballer. And very competitive. But one Saturday morning, Hayley wasn’t putting much effort into her game. That was not like her at all. It was around that time, that Hayley had lost a lot of […]

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From bucket list to Birdsville
Published on April 28, 2017

Four ‘ordinary working mums’, brought together by a shared love of running, will traverse 250km across the desert for JDRF in the Big Red Run. Liz, Kylie, Kim and Nikki, all from Kyabram in regional Victoria, are currently juggling training with jobs, family and of course, their fundraising goals. Liz spared some time out of […]

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