About the JDRF One Walk Pittsburgh
The Western Pennsylvania Chapter of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) is hosting a One Walk event in Pittsburgh on Saturday, September 19, at Schenley Park. The event has previously been known as the Walk to End Diabetes.
Check-in at the park will begin at 8:30 a.m. on Flagstaff Hill. The walk will start at 10.
The family-friendly walk follows a two-mile trail through Schenley Park. The money raised at One Walk Pittsburgh will go towards the JDRF mission of lessening the impact of Type 1 Diabetes (T1D) in the world until a cure is found.
Participants, who often have T1D or know someone with T1D, walk to raise funds for a world where the disease does not exist.
It’s free to register for One Walk Pittsburgh. You can create a team with your family, friends and co-workers, or you can register as an individual. Visit the online registration page to sign up.
You can also donate to JDRF by visiting the donations page.
About the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation
The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) was founded in 1970 by a few families with members who were personally dealing with Type 1 Diabetes. Today, more than 100 JDRF location sites around the world raise money to fund research efforts.
JDRF works with foundations, healthcare insurers, clinicians, the government, and other entities to create the most strategic and beneficial path towards a world without T1D. The organization provides practical support and resources for people with T1D and their families while a cure remains unavailable.
JDRF offers life-changing therapies and treatments that will help people with T1D live fuller lives without experiencing as many complications. More than 50 clinical trials are currently in the advanced stages of testing needed before FDA approval is sought.