Pompano Beach, FL (PRWEB) February 13, 2013
American Diabetes Wholesale announced that they have become a major sponsor for the ‘Downhill For Diabetes’ fundraiser for the second year in a row. The event, held at Pico Mountain Resort, in Killington, Vermont, will take place on February 24, 2013. Beginning at 8AM, the day-long event will include skiing and snowboarding with the focus of raising money for diabetes research.
Similar to a charity walk or run, the skiers and snowboarders participating in the event will seek donations from businesses, family, and friends for their efforts. One hundred percent of the proceeds collected during the event will go directly towards researching a cure for diabetes.
‘We are excited to once again be a major sponsor for the ‘Downhill For Diabetes’ event. ‘Donations for Diabetes’ is a fantastic team and we applaud their efforts to raise public awareness about Type 1 diabetes,’ says Chris Maguire, Vice-President and co-founder.
The event is being hosted by Donations for Diabetes, a non-profit organization based in Vermont. The 2013 event is the third ‘Downhill For Diabetes’ run and their goal is to surpass the 2012 donation total of $14,500.00.
‘I want to thank American Diabetes Wholesale for their generous donation and wonderful support for our event for the second year in a row! Every amount donated makes us that much closer to helping our daughter and all the other people who suffer from this disease. Thank you from the bottom of my heart.’ says Lynn Pratt, co-founder of Donation for Diabetes.
For more information about ‘Downhill For Diabetes’ or to make a donation, visit http://www.donationsfordiabetes.org
About American Diabetes Wholesale:
American Diabetes Wholesale (ADW) is a mail order company that is dedicated to keeping diabetes management affordable. ADW is focused on helping customers effectively manage their disease by providing one of the largest selections of diabetes-related products, including insulin pump supplies and glucose testing products at significant discounts. ADW takes a leading role in diabetes education through Destination Diabetes, an informational website featuring tips and advice from experienced healthcare professionals. ADW is involved in and supports the diabetes community and organizations that further diabetes education and research.
About Donations for Diabetes:
Lynn and Bradley Pratt started Donations for Diabetes after their seven year old daughter, Ashley, was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes in October of 2010. "We started this non-profit organization to help spread awareness that a cure for diabetes is within reach. We hope to make a difference by raising funds to help support diabetes research and ultimately find a cure for this disease. This will allow our daughter, and all the others out there like her, to lead normal lives." For more information on Donation for Diabetes visit donationfordiabetes.org or call 802-325-3257.