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Why I Give: Barbara’s Story

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During the holiday season, the American Diabetes Association® encourages people to share their story on why they give to our mission. Whether it’s through local events, planned giving, one-time donations or in memory of a loved one, these gifts go … Continue reading

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Why I Give: Isabella’s Story

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Hello! My name is Isabella (Bella) and I live in Highlands Ranch, Colorado. I am on the Junior Olympic Archery team and on a drill swim team. Archery and swimming are my favorite hobbies because they’re so much fun AND they keep me active, which helps control my blood sugar levels. Continue reading

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Why I Give: George’s Story

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At the age of 7, my daughter Audra was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. As her condition deteriorated throughout her college years, she had kidney failure. Although I donated a kidney to her on her 26th birthday to extend her life, she passed away from long-term complications in 2012 at the age of 34. Continue reading

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One Book, Two Book, a Book, eBook!

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In the Chinese Zodiac, 2011 is the Year of the Rabbit; in Hollywood, it’s the Year of the Sequel (and the Sequel to the Sequel and so forth); and in the book publication industry, 2011 is the Year of the eBook. So it is no wonder that the brand-new American Diabetes Association eBooks are already a hit. Now, you can read many of the Association’s books, including both old favorites and new releases, as eBooks. Continue reading

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Looking for a Tax Write-Off?

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More than 80% of Americans would appreciate charitable donations given on their behalf, in lieu of a physical gift, according to a recent surveyDenotes external link. Please see our Linking Policy and Disclaimer of Link Endorsement.. In addition, 74% would volunteer their time to charity as a gift if they thought others would value this type of responsible giving. The timing of this article coincides with a lot of buzz about end-of-year giving, so I thought I’d look for someone who could answer my questions about this topic… and I found the perfect expert… Continue reading

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