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Ride to Cure Diabetes raises impressive £15,000 – with more to come

JDRF's annual Ride to Cure Diabetes event in London has raised nearly £15,000. The event took place for the seventh year on 12 June 2015 outside the iconic Royal Exchange building in the City of London. Teams are still competing for the top fundraising prize and many companies offer matched giving to double the team fundraising total.

Ten-year-old JDRF supporter's resolution to fundraise results in £2,000 donation

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.

Party in aid of JDRF raises £1,500

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 T1 Youth Ambassadors organise indoor skydives that raise £9,000

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.

Team of six to cycle across six countries in six days for JDRF

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.

Star-studded Christmas Ding Dong raises £10,000 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 West End star Issac Rouse raises over £500 for JDRF

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.

JDRF meets business leaders in spectacular skyline setting

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.

Nick Saunders

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. 

Post Office team raise £1,400 with cake sale and raffle

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

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