Community Events

Join an organised T1D meetup, fun run, marathon, cycle or swim near you!

Find an event in SA. Here's what you can explore on this page...

Check out JDRF hosted opportunities to meet other local families living with type 1 diabetes through T1D meetups. 

Explore fitness challenges like marathons or cycling where you can fundraise for T1D research... there’s no shortage of events to join.

Remember, if you're entering a fitness event, create a fundraising page using their sign up platform and send the link to your friends!

Ask to be sponsored for completing the event, for every km you conquer, or set a target time and ask for $5 for every minute you’re early.

Go Blue for national diabetes week

14-21 July 2024

Help create the blueprint for a world without type 1 diabetes by going BLUE at school or in your workplace during National Diabetes Week this July.

T1D Meetup - Aquatic Adventure

18 August 2024

Join us at the SA Aquatic and Leisure Centre for a morning of exciting aquatic activities, followed by lunch and an opportunity to connect with others in the T1D community.


The WinTer1derful Luncheon

23 August 2024

Join us at the WinTer1derful Luncheon to support breakthrough research while indulging in a delicious 3 course meal and drinks package at the Marion Hotel, and listening to inspiring speakers! 


Adelaide City Plunge

24 August 2024

Looking to challenge yourself to new levels while supporting JDRF? No previous experience required - Abseil 70 metres from the top of the InterContinental Hotel on North Terrace while enjoying Adelaide's best river views.


City to Bay 

15 Sept 2024

Adelaide's biggest fun run turns 50 in 2024 - and this year, they're looking for a massive 50,000 registrants! Enter for only $50 and get $250 in bonus credit vouchers!

Other ways to raise money for type 1 diabetes research

Sign up for Entertainment

Save on takeaway, dining, shopping, groceries, gift cards, activities and more with Entertainment! 20% of every membership purchased goes to support JDRF Australia!

Connect to Drimtel

DrimTel is a local Australian telecommunications service provider that empowers connectivity and transforms lives. 50% of their profits go directly to JDRF Australia.

Purchase Synxbody

SynxBody, is an Australian footcare company. For every online purchase made on their website, SynxBody is generously donating $1 to JDRF to help advance foot health and T1D awareness! 

Support Krystle knight jewellery

KKJ an Australia brand, specialises in handmade jewellery, centred around crystals and their healing properties.
$20 from each 'Make It Visible' collection sale goes to JDRF Australia.

Apply for your United Petrol card

With the JDRF Australia UP Community card, save 2 cents per litre at participating United stations and support JDRF Australia with a 2 cents per litre rebate.