Our Akron/Canton and Cleveland Walks to Cure Diabetes are coming up in a couple of weeks and JDRF depends heavily on the fund raising from these walks to support ongoing research. Almost 35% of JDRF’s annual revenue comes from local chapter walks. Below is a graph of the annual funding of research through JDRF grants. Unfortunately, when the recession started in 2008, JDRF was forced to cut back on the amount of research it
was funding because of the lower amount of donations received to support research. This is why every dollar raised during the Walk to Cure Diabetes is so important for continued funding of research.
Here are a few highlights of JDRF’s commitment to research:
If you are interested in more information about JDRF’s commitment to research and current research here are a few links:
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