With the help of Corporate Sponsors and supporters, JDRF’s Northern New England Branch aims to raise $122,000 for critically needed type 1 diabetes research..JDRF One Walk will kick off its annual event in Saco, Maine on Sunday, September 18th at Thornton Academy / Eastern Trail (438 Main Street, Saco) to help fund critically needed type 1 diabetes (T1D) research. The event, organized by JDRF Northern New England Branch, is expected to attract more than 500 supporters representing local businesses, families, schools, and other organizations. The event is one of more than 200 community JDRF One Walks nationwide that bring together hundreds of thousands of people each year who share JDRF’s vision to create a world without T1D.
This is a great opportunity to get family and friends together whether you have type 1 diabetes, know someone who does, or want to simply participate in an event that makes a huge impact on so many lives
JDRF encourages people of all ages driven to support a great cause to participate in JDRF One Walk and enjoy a fun day with entertainment, face painter, photo booth, kid’s area and much more. On-site registration begins at 10 a.m. The entire JDRF One Walk will be approximately 3 miles long, starting at Thornton Academy / Eastern Trail (438 Main Street, Saco).