Mississippi's Walks for Diabetes!
The DFM is the only diabetes organization in Mississippi that keeps your donations local to help your fellow Mississippians. Your fundraising will not only help newly diagnosed children receive backpacks of information and provide a lifeline to their parents, but will also assist those with diabetes in our state get the medications and information they need in order to live well with diabetes! Your donations will help educate teachers about how to properly care for their students with diabetes throughout the school day, advocate for diabetes legislation, and so much more.
Gather your family, friends, co-workers, patients and anyone else you can and form a walk team for walk season 2022-23!
October 2, 2022 -- Jackson - Southern Farm Bureau Life Insurance Co I-220 Watkins Drive Exit)
October 16, 2022 -- Meridian - Bonita Lakes Park
October 23, 2022 -- Columbus - Riverwalk off Main St.
October 30, 2022 -- Hattiesburg - NEW DATE & LOCATION! Optimist Park, 345 Hedgwood Drive, Hattiesburg, MS 39402
November 6, 2022 -- Drs. Liles/Chandler Memorial Walk -Oxford/North MS - Ole Miss Campus/Lyceum Loop
March 4, 2023 -- Gulf Coast - Jones Park
Check the dates for the Walk nearest you. Plan ahead so you have plenty of time to build your walk team!
- Collect those important donations that we need to save lives every day, by keeping our programs and services up and running. You can turn them in at the walk or set up online fundraisers!
- We have some fundraising ideas and items you can sell to increase your team's donation totals! (Remember, the more you raise, the more incentives you can earn!)
- Join us at the Walk nearest you!
- After the walk, send us your photos and videos so we can post them on our event pages, website, and Facebook page.
Everything else is as it has been in the past: Raise $50 for our Walk T-shirt! Gift cards will be available for those raising $100 and up, but please don’t stop there!
For more information and FUNdraising ideas call the DFM at 601-957-7878.
In the meantime, feel free to contact us for more details.
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