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Cameron a Promise Veteran #ThrowBackThursday

Cameron doesn’t need much in the way of an introduction, so without further ado, meet Cameron! Hi. My name is Cameron Crouse, I am a thirteen years years old and I live in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. I was diagnosed with type one diabetes (T1D) a month before my third birthday. After my diagnosis in May of […]

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A Look Past Children’s Congress

This summer has been a whirlwind with Children’s Congress, Promise to Remember Me kicking off and looking ahead to the Special Diabetes Program renewal , however, we have been fortunate enough to have four, energetic interns working in the Advocacy office to keep us focused. They have all left us and returned to their respective […]

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Going from Knowing 2 People with T1D to Knowing 161

The JDRF Advocacy office has been extremely lucky this summer, having four amazing, unique and hardworking interns. We are sad to lose them as the summer wraps, however before they left, we had them each write a blog post about their experience at Children’s Congress, the main campaign they all helped on. We already introduced […]

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Children’s Congress – Few People Get to Attend Twice

Recently, we published a blog from Bella, one of our four Advocacy Interns in the Washington, D.C. JDRF Advocacy office this summer. The four interns each approached Children’s Congress with different perspectives and after CC, they all walked away with different experiences. This week, I’d like to introduce Michelle. Michelle was a delegate in the […]

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The Children’s Congress Experience!

Recently I asked past Children’s Congress families to share their experience about the time they spent in Washington for the event. Below is what Maureen, an avid advocate for a cure, had to say about the event. If you’re still thinking about applying, I hope Maureen and her daughter’s experience will help make your decision. […]

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Special CC11 Message from JDRF President & CEO, Jeffrey Brewer

[View:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dx5Ef4ePCRM:550:0] Last week Jeffrey Brewer, President & CEO of JDRF, took some time out of his busy schedule to record a special video message for the 2011 Children’s Congress (CC11). You may have already seen the video on Facebook or as part of the monthly JDRF Advocacy Newsletter. However, if you missed it, check-out what […]

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Live Children’s Congress Questions & Answer Session

I hope you all had a great weekend… however, this means that if you haven’t already applied to the 2011 Children’s Congress (CC11), then time is running short for you and you have one less weekend to do so! To help you get prepared to submit your application, we’ll be hosting a live Children’s Congress […]

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Blogger Intro: Hasan Shah

  Helllllooooo JDRFFFFFF! My name is Hasan Shah and I’ve been with the Foundation for a little over four years, first as a Grassroots Coordinator and now as the Grassroots Advocacy Manager. And along the way, I have enjoyed every bit of my time with you. Mike and Amanda noted that they knew someone with […]

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CC11 Contest on Facebooks Ends in Less Than 48 Hours

Last Friday, I reminded you that the 2011 Children’s Congress (CC11) Contest on Facebook will end this month, meaning tomorrow. Here’s your final video reminder, since there are less than 48 hours to apply and be part of the contest. However, if you miss the CC11 contest on Facebook deadline tomorrow, August 31, you can […]

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