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JDRF of Middle & East Tennessee

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JDRF’s Mission

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

There are lots of ways to get involved with JDRF Middle Tennessee. There are also several different types of donations you can make.

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.

Recent Events

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.

advance financial at jdrf gala

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: