We know how to put the ‘fun’ into fundraising! If you are interested in events to raise money for type 1 diabetes research in Scotland, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or on 01224 248 677.
On 27 October 2013, Graham and Alison Penman will celebrate their wedding anniversary while taking part in JDRF’s Climb One for Type One weekend on 25-27 October 2013.
Would you like JDRF to come to your school to deliver an assembly about type 1? Or would you like help putting your own assembly together? JDRF Scotland has interactive assemblies suitable for all ages that explain to children and teachers what type 1 diabetes is, how it impacts a person's life and the research that JDRF is doing to find the cure.
In November 2010, aged just 8, Katie Fairbairn was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. Just a year later in November 2011, Katie got her friends at school to 'Go Blue' for World Diabetes Day and made some delicious fairy cakes. She walked up and down the street of her home town selling them to passers by. Katie made £120.
Father-of-three Roddy Riddle, from Inverness, is to become the first ever person with type 1 diabetes to take part in the gruelling six-day, 156 mile Marathon Des Sables challenge in the Sahara.
On 23 March at 6.30pm, over 280 guests arrived at the Marcliffe Hotel and Spa for the eighth JDRF Gala Ball in Aberdeen. Eight hours later the last guests were leaving, with an incredible £136,000 raised for JDRF.