Recognizing the incredible JDRF Canada volunteers

National Volunteer Week takes place from April 14 – 20, 2024, as organizations across the country celebrate those who generously donate their time and talents to their community. 

The National Volunteer Week theme for 2024 is Every Moment Matters! This theme highlights the importance of every volunteer and each contribution they make at a moment when we need support more than ever.

JDRF is recognizing 50 years in Canada this year, and this theme could not be more appropriate. We were started by a group of devoted parents determined to find a cure for their children living with type 1 diabetes (T1D), and their efforts each and every moment has led to monumental progress in the management of T1D and have brought us closer to cures for this disease.

Our foundations lay in grassroots fundraising, led by our devoted volunteers. For the past two years, we have been so pleased to celebrate this passion for our T1D community through our Annual Volunteer Awards.

In 2023 we were thrilled to recognize individuals, volunteer committees and corporate organizations who have demonstrated incredible commitment, devotion and heart in supporting our collective goal of a world one day free from T1D.

Congratulations to all our Award Winners. To read more about them, please visit:

2023 JDRF Volunteer Awards

Peter Oliver Award for Volunteer Impact

National Volunteer of the Year

National Committee of the Year

National Advocate of the Year

National Fundraising Volunteer of the Year

National Corporate Partner of the Year

National Rookie Volunteer of the Year

National Youth Leader of the Year

Local Impact: Community Volunteers of the Year

Local Impact: Ambassador of the Year

Local Impact:  Business Partner of the Year

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