Cocktails for a Cure

A Night Among the Stars

This October, JDRF invites you to join our inaugural Cocktails for a Cure, Winnipeg’s newest cocktail party in support of type 1 diabetes (T1D) research.

This refreshing new event is brought to you by our passionate community, dedicated volunteers, committed sponsors, and generous donors, all united by the same goal – supporting JDRF and improving lives today and tomorrow by accelerating life-changing breakthroughs to cure, prevent and treat T1D and its complications.

Join us and help turn type one into type none.

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SAVE THE DATE: A Starry Starry Night

A Starry Starry Night Gala is back to an in-person gala in Winnipeg this fall with all the bells and whistles and a goal of raising record-breaking funds to advance type 1 diabetes (T1D) research.

On October 1, 2022, we warmly invite you to join us for A Starry Starry Night Gala, generously supported by Bonnie & John Buhler, at RBC Convention Centre. Have your photo snapped on the “blue carpet’’ before enjoying a gourmet five-course meal, cocktails, an exciting live auction, and a special Fund A Cure segment. Top the night off by getting your groove on to live music by the Ron Paley Big Band!

We look forward to coming together again to celebrate incredible advancements in type 1 diabetes (T1D) research while raising funds that will lead to further breakthroughs.

For more info, or to buy tickets please visit

For more information about corporate partnership opportunities, please contact:

Kelly Gasmen, Development Manager, Prairies
T: 204.953.4472


Winnipeg Gala: A Starry Starry Night

Join us for our 33rd annual a Starry Starry Night Gala Event

2021 is a significant year for JDRF as we are commemorating the 100th anniversary of the discovery of insulin. Now more than ever, we must come together and celebrate how far we’ve come in type 1 diabetes (T1D) research and help raise funds to push us even further.

On September 18th, we warmly invite you to virtually come together with those closest to you for our virtual gala — an experience like no other! Join us for the A Starry Starry Night Gala at home for this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to commemorate 100 years since the discovery of insulin, and celebrate the advancements made in T1D research – past, present and future.

Purchase a ticket, sponsor or donate today:

Silent and LIVE Auctions

JDRF gala auctions are a huge part of our fundraising success, and 2021 is no exception! We have an amazing selection of items lined up for the silent and live auctions this year.

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