Save The Date: JDRF Lincoln One Walk Set for September 24th
Mark your calendars for the 2017 JDRF Lincoln One Walk (walk.jdrf.org) on Sunday, September 24th at Haymarket Park! When you participate in the JDRF One Walk, the money you raise supports life–changing breakthroughs that give hope to everyone impacted by type 1 diabetes (T1D). And, you’ll have a great time doing it! That’s because you’ll walk with a committed community that’s passionate about doing whatever it takes to turn Type One into Type None. Last year, over 4,000 dedicated participants raised over $290,000 in support of T1D research!
T1D is an autoimmune disease in which a person’s pancreas stops producing insulin, a hormone that enables people to get energy from food. It occurs when the body’s immune system attacks & destroys the insulin-producing cells in the pancreas, called beta cells. T1D strikes both children & adults. Its onset has nothing to do with diet or lifestyle. T1D comes on suddenly, causes dependence on injected or pumped insulin for life, & carries the constant threat of devastating complications. There is nothing you can do to prevent it, & presently – nothing you can do to get rid of it.
The One Walk has one goal: To create a world without T1D. Get registered now at walk.jdrf.org. For information on sponsorship opportunities, please contact the Lincoln and Greater Nebraska Chapter at (402) 484-8300 or firstname.lastname@example.org.