Mississippi's Walks for Diabetes!
The DFM is the only diabetes organization in Mississippi that keeps your donations in the state to help fellow Mississippians. Your fundraising will not only help newly diagnosed children receive backpacks of information and provide a lifeline to their parents, but will also assist those with diabetes in our state get the medications and information they need in order to live well with diabetes!! Your donations will help educate teachers about how to properly care for their students with diabetes throughout the school day, advocate for diabetes legislation, and so much more.
If you have diabetes, or love someone who does, the DFM is already part of your support crew. Please join the walk nearest you and be part of ours!
2019 Walks for Diabetes
Join us this fall for the walk nearest you!
|Gulf Coast||Saturday, September 14||Reg. 9:00AM Walk 10:00AM||Jones Park||Honoring Rick Bosarge and Abigail Buford|
|Jackson||Sunday, October 6||Reg. 1:00PM Walk 2:00PM||Southern Farm Bureau Life||Walk 2018 Honoring ALL Mississippians with Diabetes: Type 1 AND Type 2|
|Meridian||Sunday, October 13||Reg. 1:00PM Walk 2:00PM||Bonita Lakes Park||Honoring Heather, Brad, Bradford, and Emma Holley|
|Hattiesburg||Sunday, October 20||Reg. 1:00PM Walk 2:00PM||Longleaf Trace, USM Gateway||Walk 2018 Honoring Kandu Kids and Adults!|
|Golden Triangle||Sunday , October 27||Reg. 1:00PM Walk 2:00PM||Riverwalk||Walk 2018 Honoring Kandu Kids and Adults!|
|Oxford||Sunday, November 3||Reg. 1:00PM Walk 2:00PM||Lyceum Loop||Walk 2018 Honoring ALL Mississippians with Diabetes: Type 1 AND Type 2|
If you wish to create an online fundraiser on Crowdrise for yourself or your team so that your friends and family can easily donate:
Step 1: Choose the walk nearest you..
Make a Gulf Coast Walk Fundraising Page Here:
Make a Jackson Walk Fundraising Page Here:
Make a Meridian Walk Fundraising Page Here:
Make a Columbus-Golden Triangle Walk Fundraising Page Here:
Make a McComb Walk Fundraising Page Here:
Make a Hattiesburg Walk Fundraising Page Here:
Make a Oxford Walk Fundraising Page Here:
Step 2: Within each walk Campaign, you can "Donate" which lets you select a team to donate to or
"Join Campaign" in which you can join a team or create one.
Step 3: Follow up and encourage your donors within your team fundraiser every week or so.
Please contact the DFM for help if you have any difficulties accessing Crowdrise or setting up your page. Crowdrise itself also has very nice support people.
Remember to check back often or follow the DFM Facebook page for updates. In the meantime, feel free to contact us for more details.