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Davie Cowie swims equivalent length of the English Channel for JDRF

JDRF supporter Davie Cowie has swam the equivalent length of the English Channel – 21 miles or 33,796.224 metres – over a seven day period, raising £7,350

JDRF supporters' variety of activities raises over £9K

In recent months two supporters from Gretna, Dumfries and Galloway – Noreen Boyes and Kerry Grierson – have collected over £9K for JDRF

Pauline Robertson ran the Baker Hughes 10k to raise funds for JDRF

Pauline Robertson, from Bridge of Don, Aberdeen who works for Ferguson Law decided to run the Baker Hughes 10k to raise funds for JDRF as her eldest son, Matthew, was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes when he was 18 years old in 2010.  She has experienced first-hand how challenging the lifelong condition can be and wanted to help JDRF fund their world-class research to help find a cure for type 1 diabetes.

HR award evening raises a wonderful £6,000 to support type 1 diabetes medical research

Aberdeen firm, Urquhart Partnership, has raised an incredible £6,000 to support JDRF.

Aberdeen Circus Ball raises £105,000 for JDRF

Aberdeen maintained its impressive fundraising record on 22 March when the ninth JDRF Gala Ball in Aberdeen, held at The Marcliffe Hotel & Spa, raised £105,000 on the night. The evening was circus themed, and guests were welcomed and entertained throughout the evening by fire jugglers, stilt walkers, balloon modellers, showgirls and dancing from the Scott School of Dancing.

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