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Briggs & Riley is Suffolk County’s #1 Corporate Team of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation
Briggs & Riley Travelware announces the success of its 2009 fundraising efforts for JDRF. With contributions exceeding $26K, Briggs & Riley is recognized as the #1 corporate team in Suffolk County
“We are so very appreciative for Briggs & Riley’s longtime generous support of JDRF’s mission. The company has been a high level sponsor of many of JDRF’s programs for almost 10 years. Briggs & Riley is a true corporate citizen, helping JDRF find better treatments, and eventually a cure, for Type 1 diabetes” says Barbara Rogus, Executive Director of JDRF’s Long Island Chapter.
Throughout the year, Briggs & Riley’s staff coordinates various fundraising efforts (http://www.briggs-
Diabetes is a chronic, debilitating disease affecting every organ system. There are two major types of diabetes: Type 1 diabetes (an autoimmune disease also known as juvenile diabetes) and Type 2 diabetes metabolic disorder also known as adult onset diabetes). Type 1 (juvenile) diabetes strikes children suddenly, makes them dependent on injected or pumped insulin for life, and carries the constant threat of devastating complications. While diagnosis most often occurs in childhood and adolescence, it can and does strike adults as well.
For more information on juvenile diabetes and how you can become involved, please visit jdrf.org.
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