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JDRF Nebraska-Iowa Chapter

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Year Founded:
Local Leader / Exec. Director:
Chris Dunn, Associate Executive Director
Main Address:
9202 West Dodge Road
Suite 304
Omaha, NE 68114

What We Do

JDRF works to improve lives today and tomorrow by accelerating life-changing breakthroughs to cure, prevent and treat type 1 diabetes (T1D) and its complications.
As the leading global organization funding T1D research, JDRF works every day to change the reality of this disease for millions of people by funding research, advocating for government support of research and new therapies, ensuring new therapies come to market and connecting and engaging the T1D community.

Interesting Info

In 2020, JDRF launched T1Detect, a screening program for type 1 diabetes (T1D) autoantibodies.
In 2021, following a campaign by JDRF and our supporters, U.S. Congress renewed the Special Diabetes Program which provides $150 million to T1D research.
We offer many outreach programs and services, including a volunteer mentor program, library of resources, and events for education and connection.

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Volunteer Opportunities

General Office Volunteer*
Repeats every 2 weeks on Wednesday until Wed May 10 2023.
Wednesday, June 1st, 2022
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Volunteer at the JDRF One Walk on October 2, 2022
Sunday, October 2nd, 2022
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Volunteer at the JDRF One Night (annual Gala) on April 22, 2023
Saturday, April 22nd, 2023
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Upcoming Events

JDRF TypeOneNation Summit June 18, 2022 - 9:00am to 11:30am Read more »
2022 JDRF One Walk October 2, 2022 - 11:30am to 3:00pm Read more »
2023 JDRF One Night Gala April 22, 2023 - 6:00pm to 11:30pm Read more »

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