Stepping Up for Diabetes
Socks4Life.com is a proud corporate sponsor for the Step Out Walk to Stop Diabetes in Indianapolis! We proudly support their efforts to raise money for diabetes research, medical care to those who can’t afford it, and to provide children with an opportunity to attend a diabetes camp. We invite you to visit our team page here.
More information on the Socks4Life.com team’s involvement and pictures from the walk can be seen on our blog post.
Want to Get Involved?
We’ve heard several people say that they would love to help a diabetes organization with fundraising and to get involved in a local walk, but didn’t know how. Look no further because the diabetic sock team at Socks4Life has made this simple. The following organizations make advances in research and treatment every day because of donations from individuals like yourself. Explore their sites, learn about their charitable endeavors, and join them in their efforts today!
Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation- JDRF continues to make progress toward a cure for type 1 diabetes. Your donation will make a dramatic impact as JDRF moves life-altering research out of the lab and into human clinical trials. More than 80 percent of JDRF’s expenditures directly support research and research-related education.
International Diabetes Foundation- The activities of IDF aim to influence policy, increase public awareness and encourage health improvement, promote the exchange of high-quality information about diabetes, and provide education for people with diabetes and their healthcare providers. Learn more about what they do on their website.
American Diabetes Association- The American Diabetes Association’s mission is to prevent and cure diabetes and to improve the lives of those affected by it. They do so by funding research to prevent, cure, and manage diabetes along with providing resources and services to hundreds of communities. To see how your donation dollars are being used and to make a general donation to the American Diabetes Association, click here.
Diabetes Research Institute- The mission at the Diabetes Research Institute (DRI) is to develop, and rapidly apply, the most promising research to treat and cure those now living with diabetes. Click here to learn more about what they do everyday to try and find a cure to diabetes.
Diabetes Youth Foundation of Indiana- The Diabetes Youth Foundation of Indiana’s mission and purpose is to provide programming and support for children and teens with Type 1 diabetes. This is accomplished mainly through our residential camp, where every kid comes to camp regardless of ability to pay.