JDRF of Middle & East Tennessee
JDRF (formerly known as the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation) is a major charitable organization dedicated to finding a cure, better treating and preventing type 1 diabetes (T1D). JDRF’s goal is to “progressively remove the impact of T1D from people’s lives until we achieve a world without T1D.”
JDRF Middle Tennessee was founded in 1992 and has contributed over $10 million directly to T1D research.
How to Donate or Get Involved with JDRF
How Advance Financial Partners with JDRF
Advance Financial has supported JDRF Middle Tennessee through the following ways:
- Jeans Day (money was collected from employees to wear jeans and was donated to JDRF with the company’s matching dollars)
- Walk to Cure Diabetes Sponsor-East Tennessee
- JDRF Gala Sponsor-Middle TN
- Sneaker Campaign in all of our branches
Find out more information regarding Advance Financial’s community involvement.
JDRF Middle Tennessee holds a Promise Gala every year to raise money through sponsorship and both a live and silent auction. Advance Financial attended and we were honored to have a photo taken with Miss Tennessee.
Upcoming Events / Get Involved
JDRF‘s next events are:
Murfreesboro Walk to Cure Diabetes
Sunday, September 21, 2014
Gateway Island in Murfreesboro
Nashville JDRF One Walk™
Saturday, September 27, 2014
Bicentennial Capitol Mall in Nashville
For further updates on JDRF Middle Tennessee you can visit their website, or follow them on the following Social Media channels: