Tag: JDRF

Homefest home hosts JDRF Cocktails for a Cure

Jason and Tami Wallace with daughter Olivia, the honoree

The inaugural JDRF Cocktails for a Cure raised nearly $15,000 for research into a cure for type 1 diabetes. The event included cocktails, light bites and a tour of the Fulton Manor in Lookout Farm, which was a featured property at this year’s Homefest in Crestview Hills, Kentucky.

Nonprofit Perspective: Volunteers

Volunteers must feel a sense of accomplishment if they are to come back again and again, or even increase their commitment. Sara Celi interviews volunteer coordinators from several organizations for their perspective on keeping volunteers happy and loyal.

Accelerate 2.0 Car Show to benefit JDRF

Last year, a group of JDRF supporters and car enthusiasts came together as a committee to launch Accelerate the Cure to Kick Type 1 Diabetes Car Show, which raised more than $111,000. The committee is at it again, planning the second exclusive car show, which this year will be dubbed Accelerate 2.0.