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More Than 4,000 JDRF Supporters in Southern Nevada Expected at JDRF One Walk

October 21, 2017 by · Comments Off on More Than 4,000 JDRF Supporters in Southern Nevada Expected at JDRF One Walk 

More Than 4,000 JDRF Supporters in Southern Nevada Expected at JDRF One Walk

JDRF One Walk will kick off its 33rd annual event in Las Vegas on Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017 at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, aiming to raise more than $586,000 to help fund critically needed type 1 diabetes (T1D) research.  The event, organized by the JDRF Southern Nevada Chapter, is expected to attract more […]

Celebrity Happy Hour Benefits JDRF Las Vegas

April 20, 2015 by · Comments Off on Celebrity Happy Hour Benefits JDRF Las Vegas 

Celebrity Happy Hour Benefits JDRF Las Vegas

Representatives of JDRF Las Vegas were presented with a $1,000 donation from the Stratosphere Casino, Hotel & Tower at Thursday’s Celebrity Happy Hour at McCall’s Heartland Grill.  Pictured: Todd Ford, Stratosphere Casino, Hotel & Tower; Joyce Conroy, JDRF Las Vegas, Sara Nicastro, JDRF Las Vegas; Lynn Briggs, 105.7 Old School; Laiyla Bass, Stratosphere Casino, Hotel & Tower […]

Nearly 4,000 Participants Expected at JDRF Nevada Chapter’s Walk to Cure Diabetes

October 1, 2014 by · Comments Off on Nearly 4,000 Participants Expected at JDRF Nevada Chapter’s Walk to Cure Diabetes 

Nearly 4,000 Participants Expected at JDRF Nevada Chapter's Walk to Cure Diabetes

Nearly 4,000 walkers who represent families, local businesses, schools, and other community organizations touched in some way by type 1 diabetes (T1D) are expected at the JDRF Nevada Chapter’s annual Walk to Cure Diabetes, on Saturday, October 25, 2014 at UNLV.  The chapter has set a $542,000 fundraising goal this year which will help fund […]

JDRF Kicks Off Month-long Fountain Fundraiser at Miracle Mile Shops

November 5, 2013 by · Comments Off on JDRF Kicks Off Month-long Fountain Fundraiser at Miracle Mile Shops 

JDRF youth ambassadors

On Friday, Nov. 1, youth ambassadors and family members from the local JDRF chapter, the world’s largest supporter of type 1 diabetes research, gathered in front of Miracle Mile Shops’ blue fountain to kick off the retail center’s month-long fountain fundraiser (Pictured: JDRF youth ambassadors in front of Miracle Mile Shops’ blue fountain – Photo credit: Las […]

Smashburger Partners with Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation to Start the New Year Off Right

December 28, 2010 by · Comments Off on Smashburger Partners with Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation to Start the New Year Off Right 

Nationally acclaimed industry-leading “better burger” restaurant Smashburger is starting the year off right by supporting the local chapter of Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF). For every “better burger” lover who purchases a Sin City Smashburger or Sin City Smashchicken sandwich throughout the entire month of January, Smashburger will donate one dollar to JDRF to help […]

LexRox Jams for Upcoming Charity Events

December 1, 2010 by · Comments Off on LexRox Jams for Upcoming Charity Events 

Local recording artist LexRox is dedicating her time and performing at multiple charity events this holiday season. In addition to her love of performing, she has a passion for helping those in need, especially children. In October, LexRox headlined a concert to benefit Children’s Miracle Network at the M Resort and due to her outstanding […]

JDRF Youth Ambassadors to Hold Shoppertunity Fundraising Community “Parking Lot Sale” Aug. 21

August 17, 2010 by · Comments Off on JDRF Youth Ambassadors to Hold Shoppertunity Fundraising Community “Parking Lot Sale” Aug. 21 

The Youth Ambassadors of the Nevada Chapter of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF), headed by 14-year-old Jacqi Hammel, are holding a Shoppertunitycommunity “parking lot sale” of new and gently used items. This first-ever fundraiser is a fun way to support the JDRF Nevada Chapter Ride to Cure Diabetes Team. Fourteen-year-old Jacqi Hammel is serving […]

Fourth Annual Sly Smith Memorial Golf Tournament to Benefit JDRF March 7

February 2, 2010 by · Comments Off on Fourth Annual Sly Smith Memorial Golf Tournament to Benefit JDRF March 7 

The Fourth Annual Sly Smith Memorial Golf Tournament is scheduled for Sunday, March 7, 2010, at Palm Valley Golf Course and will donate its proceeds to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF). Reservations are now being accepted by calling the JDRF office at 732-4795 or by e-mailing gregwoman@cox.net. Reservations in advance will qualify each golfer […]

MJ2’s Single ‘You Can’t Say Love Enough’ Features Dolly Parton, Wayne Newton, Larry Gatlin

January 28, 2010 by · Comments Off on MJ2’s Single ‘You Can’t Say Love Enough’ Features Dolly Parton, Wayne Newton, Larry Gatlin 

MJ2 and SweetSong Nashville Records’ debut single “You Can’t Say Love Enough” is generating donations to the JDRF, a foundation that is close to the hearts of these two sets of twins. They have enlisted an impressive group of stars including Dolly Parton, Wayne Newton, Heidi Newfield, Larry Gatlin, Cowboy Troy and many others to […]

Las Vegas Children go to Washington, D.C. as Nevada Delegate for Children’s Congress 2009

May 30, 2009 by · Comments Off on Las Vegas Children go to Washington, D.C. as Nevada Delegate for Children’s Congress 2009 

Riley Haase, age 10, and Conner Wattles, age 7, are two of 150 children throughout the U.S. selected to represent their state on Capitol Hill this summer to remind Congress and the Administration of the critical need to find a cure for a disease they live with every day— type 1 (juvenile) diabetes. These children—ages […]

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