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MOVING WITH A MISSION: JDRF HOUSTON HOSTS “ONE WALK” 

JDRF Invites All to First in-Person Walk in 2 Years, Supporting The Greater Houston Area 

WHO:

JDRF, the leading global organization focused on type 1 diabetes (T1D) research   

One Walk Greater Houston Sponsors: Williams, Community Bank, Allegiance Bank, EY, PWC, Insperity

 

WHAT:

Join the JDRF Greater Houston Chapter for the One Walk to raise awareness and donations for Type 1 Diabetes. The walk will take place at the new location on Saturday, November 5th at Houston Sports Park with Grand Marshal, Olivia Stanich leading the way. Olivia was diagnosed with T1D more than four years ago and is excited to be walking for the first time and celebrating with her team, the Candy Crushers. JDRF’s goal is to raise $900,000 with multiple donation options from participation, to teams, to the event itself. Money raised will go towards research and advocacy for the 1.6 million Americans living with Type 1 diabetes. In addition to the walk, JDRF will have a fun zone, featuring face painting, a petting zoo, inflatables, and a game truck. Start your November on the right foot with The JDRF One Walk.   

 

WHEN:

Saturday, November 5th
7:30 am check-in/registration
9:00 am walk begins

 

WHERE:

Houston Sports Park
12131 Kirby Dr.
Greater Houston, TX 77045

 

REGISTER:

One Walk Greater Houston
http://walk.jdrf.org/Houston

 

WHAT ELSE:

JDRF is the leading global organization focused on type 1 diabetes (T1D)    research. JDRF’s goal is to progressively remove the impact of diabetes from people’s lives until we achieve a world without T1D. JDRF collaborates with a wide spectrum of partners and is the only organization with the scientific resources, regulatory influence and a working plan to bring life-changing therapies from the lab to the T1D community. For more information, visit www.JDRF.org/southerntexas or follow on Facebook.

 

JDRF One Walk is the largest T1D event in the world and is a fun, family-friendly event where dedicated walkers, volunteers and sponsors raise money to make living with T1D safer and healthier. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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