We will be attending our first JDRF Awards Ceremony in Va Beach. Kacey will be receiving the Golden Sneaker award for raising almost $2500!
When Kacey was diagnosed, I knew we had to start doing something positive like these walks. It would be something she would take interest in as well as raise money for a cure. We set our goal at $500 because we didn't want Kacey to be disappointed if we didn't make that goal. By the walk day at the end of October, we had raised $1500. She made an appearance on our local radio station as well as in our local newspaper. The day of the walk we raised another $900!! I was so overwhelmed with the support we had. We had over 40 people show up to walk with our team, "Diabetes Sweeties". I couldn't believe the outpour of generosity we had over those 3 months. And it didn't stop there! We're still getting more love, prayers and support than I ever could have imagined. After the awards ceremony today, we will begin our new journey for the 2009 Walk to a Cure.
You can still visit Kacey's Walk to a Cure page and donate. For every $25 donation, you will be sent a "Diabetes Sweeties" t-shirt (new shirts coming this year!) and I will ship them to you free!
Thank you to everyone that has given us support! We hope to double that goal in 2009!