Charity art auction April 9-30 benefiting JDRF

We have FIVE beautiful paintings going LIVE for online bidding, ALL for the benefit of JDRF! Bidding opens tomorrow, April 9th & ends April 30th, so be sure to check them out at  http://www.charitybuzz.com/support/2406! All five pieces of artwork were painted and donated to JDRF by artist Nicole Sebille. Nicole Sebille was born into a […]

For our ONE and only volunteers!

Our journey to a cure wouldn’t be possible without the help and generosity of our amazing volunteers. A million THANK YOU’S go out to all of our volunteers, old & new, who lend their hands & resources to our Chapter, freeing us to be able to educate more, steward more, and raise more funds for […]

Diabetic Contact Card: It could save your LIFE!

This past Wednesday at our monthly support group meeting, we had the pleasure of meeting a wonderful woman who recently “celebrated” her 50 year anniversary with type 1 diabetes. Having type 1 for that long can teach you a thing or two, and Liz wanted to share with us one of her lifelines… a homemade […]

Vote JDRF to Win $$$ for Research!

Vote for JDRF Today! Vote NOW at http://www.gulfbank.com/CommunityRewards.asp Gulf Coast Bank & Trust is currently hosting their 2nd Annual Community Rewards Program to award a total of $50,000 to 10 local nonprofits. Help the JDRF Louisiana Chapter win by voting EVERY DAY until February 28th at 8 p.m. Visit the Community Rewards Home Page to select JDRF […]

Lost & Found

On Saturday at the Baton Rouge Walk, we found a pink/leopard print baby blanket & bottle, as well as a phone with the name T’Nia Janae McConnell written on the inside of the cover. If you are the owner of any of these items, please give us a call at 225-932-9511. We’d love to get […]

Walk Day is Here!

Dear Family Teams, Walk Day has arrived!  We are expecting another beautiful walk day tomorrow.  I don’t know what it is, but we somehow seem to have won the beautiful weather lottery.  Please remember that the walk is an hour earlier this year.  So registration is at 8, and the walk begins at 9.   The […]

Donate to Fund-A-Cure!

Our 12th Annual Denim & Diamonds Gala was a tremendous success, raising more than $95,000 in Fund-A-Cure donations alone! These dollars go DIRECTLY to research and help fund the science that will transform charity and change the lives of our friends and families with type 1 diabetes. We’ve exceeded our Fund-A-Cure budget, but until we […]