Justin (left), Olivier (middle) and Dylan Altman (right)

Meet Justin and Olivier

Scattered around the conference table at JDRF’s monthly Young Leadership Committee (YLC) meeting is a motley crew of NYC professionals affected by type 1 diabetes (T1D.) Some of those in the room have siblings or parents with T1D, while others attend to support their spouses or significant others. However, most of the members sport insulin […]

JDRF Kids Walk: Intern and Event Chair Needed

The JDRF NYC Chapter is currently looking to fill two positions related to our Kids Walk to Cure Diabetes Program, which is an educational, in-school fundraising program with two goals: 1) to educate students about type 1 and type 2 diabetes and the importance of a healthy lifestyle, and 2) to provide them with an […]

NYC Community Update: Meet Chris

NYC Community Update: Meet Chris

Chris Schultz was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes (T1D) in 1969 during a time when people with T1D were not expected to live beyond their late 30s. Having witnessed other members of his family suffer serious diabetic complications, Chris vowed at a young age to do everything in his power to stay healthy and live […]

Interior Design Volunteer Opportunity

The New York City Chapter is seeking a volunteer to redecorate the chapter office to create an inspiring space that fully reflects JDRF’s mission to find a cure for diabetes and its complications through the support of research. Qualifications: Visual design experience, preferably in an office environment. Willingness to work on budget and secure funding. […]

Thanks to Matt Ising (left) 8-year-old Will Bunzel (right) was able to enjoy summer camp without worrying about his T1D.

NYC Community Update: Meet Matt and Will

Halfway to New Hampshire, a bus full of eager boys itching to start their summer at sports camp slowed to a halt beside the road. The young man who’d requested the unplanned pit stop was Matt Ising, a nursing student from Penn State hired specially by the camp to watch over eight-year-old Will Bunzel; a […]

NYC Community Update: Meet Alex and Theo

NYC Community Update: Meet Alex and Theo

When Bayard King’s son Theo was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes (T1D) at the age of five, he and his wife Anne embarked on a mission— as most parents in their situation do—to learn as much as they could about T1D, and contribute to the search for a cure. As part of their efforts, the […]

Special Events Intern Needed

New York City Chapter Special Events/Fundraising Internship ( Non-Paid) Internship Overview The New York Chapter of the JDRF seeks an intern to assist with the planning and execution of our spring events which include our annual golf outing and Young Leadership Committee’s “One Night” event which consists of a food & beverage tasting and date […]

Diabetes Scholarship Deadline

The Diabetes Scholars Foundation Scholarship Program is available to incoming freshmen seeking a higher education at an accredited four year university, college, technical or trade school.  This scholarship recognizes students who are actively involved in the diabetes community, who have high academic performance, who participate in community and/or extra-curricular activities and who have demonstrated that […]

Diabetes Camp Information

Summer camp is a great place for kids with or without diabetes to learn and grow.   While the kids get to have some freedom and meet new friends, parents also get a break.  To find out more information about diabetes camps, please click the following:  DIABETES CAMPS 2013.