Duluth Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes – Saturday, April 6th, 2013 at Miller Hill Mall. Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes is part of the American Diabetes Association’s movement to Stop Diabetes® . Whether you're a returning walker, or someone who wants to join the fight against diabetes as a volunteer, walker, or team captain—joining Step Out in your neighborhood is easy. Visit www.diabetes.org/duluthwalk to register. MORE>>>
Meet Our 2013 Duluth Walk Ambassadors - Emma and Anna Arntsen. Read their story here. MORE>>>
Planning on riding in the Tour de Cure? Be sure to register because the registration fee increases from $15 to $25 on Tuesday, April 2.
Tour de Cure Dates:
Rochester Tour de Cure -
May 18, 2013 - Register Here
Twin Cities Tour de Cure -
June 1, 2013 - Register Here
Alert Day. Take it. Share it.
On March, 26, 2013, the American Diabetes Association will be I encouraging the public to take the Diabetes Risk Test, as well as to share the test with everyone they care about - friends, family members and colleagues. MORE>>>
Take the risk test by clicking here.
Walser Foundation has selected the American Diabetes Association as one of their charities for the 'Drive for 5' campaign. Each charity can receive $5 per vote and up to $5,000!
Voting will begin on Thursday, March 28th at 8:00AM through Thursday, April 11th at 5:00PM. Visit the Walser Automotive Group's Facebook Page during this timeframe and vote for the American Diabetes Association.
Remember to save the date and vote for the ADA!
This year’s Act On Diabetes Now! Gala is Saturday, May 4, 2013 at Treasure Island Resort & Casino. This black-tie event focuses on the mission of the American Diabetes Association: To prevent and cure diabetes and to improve the lives of all people affected by diabetes. The evening includes a silent auction, gourmet dinner, live auction, presentation of the Stop Diabetes awards and fantastic entertainment. Visit www.stopdiabetesgala.org for more details.
School Walk for Diabetes is an educational school fundraising program that promotes healthy living, school spirit and community involvement. While raising money for the American Diabetes Association, students learn about diabetes and the importance of making healthy choices including eating nutritional foods and exercising every day. The money raised through School Walk for Diabetes helps to fund diabetes research, education and advocacy in support of the mission of the American Diabetes Association.
What is Community Health Charities? Community Health Charities Minnesota (CHCM) is an affiliate of Community Health Charities of America, the leading workplace giving organization in the country dedicated to improving lives affected by chronic illness. In Minnesota over 30 member chronic disease charities, including the American Diabetes Association receive funding from CHCM’s workplace giving campaign. In the past, the United Way campaigns often included the American Diabetes Association and other chronic disease associations. That is no longer the case. If you have a giving program at your workplace, ask if they can include Community Health Charities Minnesota. Designate the American Diabetes Association through your workplace-giving program. Contact Susan Klimek for more details at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Spotlight on Volunteer, Deb Alexander
The American Diabetes
Association is very fortunate to have Deb as part of our Volunteer
Family. She has been a volunteer in the American Diabetes Association
Minnesota office for three years. She uses her personal time to help
us, and in turn, the ADA also receives a check, once a year, from her
employer, for the hours she spends working in our office. To learn more
about Deb Alexander or how you can volunteer. MORE>>
Thank you to our Annual
Diabetes Partner in Prevention: