JDRF - Walk To Cure Diabetes (Des Moines, Iowa)

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JDRF - Walk To Cure Diabetes (Des Moines, Iowa)

Time: April 10, 2010 all day
Location: Downtown Skywalk
City/Town: Des Moines, Iowa
Event Type: walk
Organized By: Ahmad
Latest Activity: Apr 2, 2010

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Event Description

Registration Start Time: 8:00 AM
Walk Start Time: 8:30 AM
Length of Walk: 2 miles
Sponsors: Holmes Murphy & Associates, Hy-Vee, Inc., Blank Children's Hospital, and Pioneer
Contact Person: Lindsey Qualley
Local Chapter: Greater Iowa/South Dakota Chapter
Local Chapter Phone: (515) 986-1512
Additional Info:
Ribbon-Cutting at 8:30 a.m. and staggered starts to follow.

Why Walk 2 Miles?

As many as 3 million Americans* have type 1 diabetes, a disease most often diagnosed in childhood that strikes suddenly, lasts a lifetime, and carries the constant threat of deadly complications, including heart disease, stroke, blindness, kidney failure, and amputation. JDRF's mission is constant: to find a cure for diabetes and its complications through the support of research. Thanks to dramatic research progress, a cure is now within our reach.

The Walk draws people together in a healthy activity for a worthy cause, raising money to help find a cure for diabetes. It's fun for families and builds camaraderie among company employees. Above all, it's an event you will feel good about being a part of.

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