Become a Part of our DRI Family

When you get involved with the Diabetes Research Institute Foundation, you join friends who share the dream of a cure for millions of children and adults living with diabetes.

You connect with people who are experiencing many of the same emotions and challenges as you. And, you make a difference by supporting our efforts to cure diabetes.

Magical Mardi Gras Gala
Attending fundraising events are a great way to to support our work and meet others who want to find a cure like you. Find out what's happening near you!
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Let's DiaBEATthis!
No fundraising event in your area? Create your own! Become a Diabetes Diplomat and be the hero by raising funds online, offline or any way you like. 

May the Cure be With You
We often present special fundraising programs -- unique, limited-time offers. You can help by supporting these efforts and asking others to do the same. 

Why I Support the DRI

People from all walks of life actively support the cure-focused research at the DRI. But they all share one important belief: the DRI is the best hope for a cure...and tomorrow is not soon enough to cure all people with diabetes.

Ron Darling is an Emmy-winning sports analyst and a member of the DRI Foundation's National Board of Directors. He will stop at nothing until a cure is found for his eldest son, Jordan, who was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at age 11.  

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Why do you support the DRI? Tell us in a short video and you could be featured here on the site. Create your video and send it via email.  Be sure to include in the email message: name, age, address, date of diagnosis, and diabetes type.  


(Those under 18 must have permission from a guardian.)    

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