Light the Way Soiree

What if your support today was a beacon for a better future? This fall, JDRF invites you to Light the Way towards a world without type 1 diabetes (T1D).

On October 19, 2023, join us at the Roundhouse Exhibition Hall in historic Yaletown, for Vancouver’s newest cocktail party to fund type 1 diabetes research. Be a part of celebrating how far research has come, and shine a light towards a future without T1D. Enjoy connecting with friends and colleagues as you immerse yourself in exciting and interactive onsite activities, win big at our thrilling live auction, and make an impact during our new and inspiring Fund A Cure.

We look forward to coming together to welcome you to our inaugural


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To inquire about volunteering, please contact:

Pam Aldred


For more information about corporate partnership opportunities, please contact:

Darren Staten

*This event is 19+.

B.C. Gala: Rockin’ for Research

This year’s Rockin’ for Research Gala presented by Sandman Hotel Group will be celebrated across British Columbia, and the live show will air virtually on Saturday, November 6th, 2021. With this year marking 100 years since the discovery of insulin, we are excited to commemorate this milestone with you – all from the safety of our own homes. Under the leadership of Gala Chair, Stephanie Orr, the 2021 Gala will gather us together for an unforgettable experience!

This distinguished social event draws over 500 individuals and corporate leaders, all with a singular focus: Creating a world without type 1 diabetes (T1D).

This memorable evening will feature a one-of-a-kind auction, exciting entertainment, an enticing 50/50 raffle, and JDRF’s Fund A Cure pledge which raises critical funds for T1D research happening right here in BC and around the globe.