Living London life to the full? Have fun and support JDRF with our capital fundraising events. Find out more by contacting our London team at [email protected] or on 020 7713 2030.
Ten-year-old JDRF supporter Nico Baker decided to make two new year’s resolutions at school in January. The first was to look after his sister, Hannah, who was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes a year ago, more and better given everything he has learnt about the condition. The second resolution was to raise as much money as he can for JDRF.
JDRF supporter Lauren Husbands put on a party for JDRF, raising an impressive £1,500. Lauren, who has type 1 and is from Surrey, held the event on 15 November, the day after World Diabetes Day, at Sutton Cricket Club.
JDRF puts on lots of different events throughout the year, but they don't get much more exciting than Come Fly With Us - the indoor skydive which happened on 15 March and raised a huge £9,000 to support JDRF's work to cure, treat and prevent type 1 diabetes.
A team of six JDRF supporters are planning to cycle 500 miles across six European countries in six days this April to raise money for JDRF.
The Christmas Ding Dong for Diabetes, organised by JDRF supporter Jane Eglin, took place on Friday 6 December at Christ Church in New Malden, London. 540 people attended and with money still coming in it has raised an impressive £10,000 for JDRF. The star-studded event featured comedian Tim Vine, X Factor's Amelia Lily and magician John Archer.
11-year-old Issac Rouse marks the end of his run in the hit West End show Charlie and the Chocolate Factory the Musical with a collection for JDRF that raises over £500.
London’s iconic Gherkin was the location for a prestigious event involving some of the capital’s most influential business figures – getting together for the benefit of JDRF.
About nine months ago I was sitting in the pub with a couple of friends, bemoaning our lack of fitness. 'What about the Laugavegur Ultramarathon in Iceland?' one said jokingly. 'We hiked the route a while ago and it's really beautiful'. My reply was: 'OK, let's do it', despite having never run a marathon and with no idea of the scale of the challenge.
The Financial Services team at the Post Office in Old Street, London have been busy raising funds for JDRF in support of colleague Alan Smith, whose daughter Lucy has type 1
Harry Martin-Dreyer and Alex Bland are to undertake an epic transatlantic row - on behalf of JDRF, the type 1 diabetes charity, and Cure Leukaemia.