American Diabetes Association

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Basic Information

Address: 1025 Connecticut Ave, Suite 1005, Washington, DC 20036
Phone Number: 202-331-8303
Fax Number: 202-331-1402
Director: Mary Merritt

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American Diabetes Association
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Additional Information

Causes Served: Serves adults, youth and children with type 1 & 2 diabetes.
Population Served: All
Ages for Volunteer: Ages for volunteers are 6+ accompanied with a chaperone.
Hours of Service: 2-4
Minimum Hours Required: 2-4
Days of Service: 1-3
Mission Statement:

To prevent and cure diabetes and to improve the lives of all people affected by diabetes.

Program History:

The American Diabetes Association is the nation’s premier voluntary health organization supporting diabetes research, information and advocacy. Founded in 1940, the Association's mission is to prevent and cure diabetes and to improve the lives of all people affected by
diabetes. The Association's commitment to research is reflected through its scientific meetings; education and provider recognition programs; and its Research Foundation and Nationwide Research Program, which fund breakthrough studies looking into the cure, prevention, and treatment of diabetes and its complications.

Events:

Northern, VA (NoVA) Step Out: Walk to Fight Diabetes on Saturday, October 16 at Pfitzner Stadium: Potomac Nationals Stadium, 7 County Complex Court, Woodbridge, VA 22195
National Capital Area Step Out: Walk to Fight Diabetes on Saturday, October 23 at Washington Nationals Park, 1500 S Capitol St SE, Washington DC, 20003
National Capital Tour de Cure, Sunday, June 5, 2011 Reston Town Center Reston, VA 20190
School Walk for Diabetes Program - An educational school fundraising program that promotes healthy living, school spirit and community involvement. If you are interested in having School Walk come to your school please contact Brittany Brancato at 202-331-8303 ext. 4539 or bbrancato@diabetes.org.

Additional Information:

 

If you are interested in volunteering for one or all of the Events, please contact Alicia Geller at 202-331-8303 ext. 4529, ageller@diabetes.org. We also have opportunities to register for one of the events to create a fund-raising team. Please contact the event managers listed in the event information to register.

 

 

Step Out to Fight Diabetes is about changing the face of diabetes in our country by raising funds to help find a cure and by walking a few miles to bring a greater awareness to this devastating disease.Visit www.diabetes.org/stepout  for more information or contact Leigh Rogers for the DC Walk 202-331-8303, x.4525, lerogers@diabetes.org or Alexis McDowell for the NoVA Walk, x.4531, amcdowell@diabetes.org.

Tour de Cure is a one day,non- competitive cycling event in which participants raise funds and awareness for diabetes. Four scenic and supported routes (12, 20, 32,63 and 100 mile distances)are designed  for every level of cycling. Tour de Cure starts and finishes at the Reston Town Center in Reston,VA. Visit www.diabetes.org/nationalcapitaltourdecure for more information or contact Brendan Foley at 202-331-8303 x4518 or bfoley@diabetes.org or Kristen Avioli at x.4532 or kavioli@diabetes.org

Another opportunity to be involved with the American Diabetes Association is through our School Walk for Diabetes Program. This is an educational school fundraising program that promotes healthy living, school spirit and community involvement. While raising money for our organization, students learn the differences between type 1 and type 2 diabetes and the importance of making healthy choices. The money raised through School Walk for Diabetes helps to fund diabetes research, education and advocacy. If you are interested in having School Walk come to your school please contact Brittany Brancato at 202-331-8303 ext. 4539 or bbrancato@diabetes.org.

 

 

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