Community Events

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

Find an event in WA. 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.


Play for Purpose
Drawn 14 Jun 2024

Play For Purpose is Australia's 100% not-for-profit community raffle, and you can now play in WA! A portion of each raffle tickets gets donated to JDRF - it's the ultimate WIN-WIN raffle.

Perth Kilt Run 
6 Oct 2024

Celebrate all things Scottish at the largest Highland Gathering event held in Western Australia. Enjoy a fun and quirky Perth Kilt Run - the only charity fun run in Australia that’s done in a kilt! 

Central Park Plunge
26 Oct 2024

Looking to challenge yourself to new levels while supporting JDRF? No previous experience required - Abseil 130 metres down the Central Park Tower on St George’s Terrace in Perth while raising money for T1D research!

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.