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 JDRF

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation

FORD COMMUNITY

 JDRF

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation

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Ford over 30 years, Ford has been involved in helping to find a cure through our support of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF). The Ford Global Action Team continues to raise funds globally and is committed to supporting JDRF and finding better treatments and a cure for Type 1 diabetes.

With the company set to become the largest auto employer in the nation after 2017, Ford volunteers will continue to donate significant time to leverage the Company's financial support. The Ford Global Action Team continues to raise funds globally and is committed to supporting JDRF and finding better treatments and a cure for type 1 diabetes.

To support the great work of our employees, Ford Australia provides corporate funding to directly support the JDRF Artificial Pancreas Project, which is exploring how to automate insulin pumps and deliver improved therapies and ultimately a ‘technological cure’ for type 1 diabetes (T1D).

Led by Professor Tim Jones at Princess Margaret Hospital, JDRF’s Artificial Pancreas Project explores how to automate insulin pumps to manage T1D and involves research institutes and hospitals from Perth, Melbourne, Newcastle, Adelaide and Sydney.

This support builds on Ford's leading local investment to make Australians’ lives better, including $500,000 to JDRF over the last 15 years and $55 million globally over 30 years to fund JDRF research programs and raise awareness.

For over 30 years, Ford has been involved in helping to find a cure through our support of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF). In 1983, Ford hosted a JDRF Fundraising walk in Dearborn. In 1998, the grassroots employee initiative now known as the Ford Global Walk Team began, with Edsel B. Ford II as the corporate team chair. The event has grown dramatically over the last decade.

With the company set to become the largest auto employer in the nation after 2017, Ford volunteers will continue to donate significant time to leverage the Company's financial support. The Ford Global Action Team continues to raise funds globally and is committed to supporting JDRF and finding better treatments and a cure for type 1 diabetes.

To support the great work of our employees, Ford Australia provides corporate funding to directly support the JDRF Artificial Pancreas Project, which is exploring how to automate insulin pumps and deliver improved therapies and ultimately a ‘technological cure’ for type 1 diabetes (T1D).

Led by Professor Tim Jones at Princess Margaret Hospital, JDRF’s Artificial Pancreas Project explores how to automate insulin pumps to manage T1D and involves research institutes and hospitals from Perth, Melbourne, Newcastle, Adelaide and Sydney.

This support builds on Ford's leading local investment to make Australians’ lives better, including $500,000 to JDRF over the last 15 years and $55 million globally over 30 years to fund JDRF research programs and raise awareness.