Diabetes Spirit Week

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Did you know that as many as three million Americans have type 1 diabetes and about 15,000 children and 15,000 adults are diagnosed each year with type 1 diabetes?

JDRF is an organization funding type 1 diabetes (T1D) research and Student Council would like for McDowell School to raise money to help find a cure for type 1 diabetes.  

Next week from Monday to Thursday, the Student Council will be selling JDRF paper sneakers for a donation of $3 during lunch.  Those students who purchase a sneaker will be able to participate in a JDRF awareness walk on Friday, October 7th during WIN period.

To “kick off” our fundraiser, we will be having Spirit Week next week:


Monday: True Blue Day (wear blue, the official color of JDRF)

Tuesday: Twin Tuesday

Wednesday:  Wacky Sock Wednesday

Thursday:  Decade Day (dress from your favorite decade)

Friday:  Brave Spirit Day (wear your Braves’ colors)

We hope all of you will participate!

Image from:

http://www.healthline.com/hlcmsresource/images/diabetesmine/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/JDRF-Logo.jpg

 

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