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Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF)

JDRF is the leading global organization funding type 1 diabetes (T1D) research. JDRF’s goal is to progressively remove the impact of T1D from people’s lives until they achieve a world without T1D. JDRF collaborates with a wide spectrum of partners and is the only organization with the scientific resources, regulatory influence, and a working plan to better treat, prevent, and eventually cure T1D.

As the largest charitable supporter of T1D research, JDRF is currently sponsoring $530 million in scientific research in 17 countries.  More than 80 percent of JDRF’s expenditures directly support research and research-related education.

For more information on JDRF please visit www.jdrf.org or to get involved locally, www.jdrf.org/greateriowa.


Iowa Homeless Youth Centers

Iowa Homeless Youth Centers (IHYC) works to eliminate homelessness among children, youth and young mothers in Polk County, Iowa. They believe, with support and assistance, homeless individuals and families can live independently and attain self-sufficiency.

Iowa Homeless Youth Centers (IHYC) offers a variety of programs and facilities that teach homeless youth, ages 16-25, to live independently and become self-sufficient. IHYC is often a last resort for older runaway and homeless youth who have exhausted community resources, family and friends.

For more information, pleases visit www.yss.ames.ia.us.