#GoBlue for World Diabetes Day

Make it, bake it or fake it blue – raise money to cure, treat or prevent type 1 diabetes from 1-14 November

Whether you’re at work, school or home, join thousands of others across the country to raise awareness and money to help create a world without type 1 diabetes this November.

What you will get

Once you’ve signed up to take part we’ll send you a link to download the #GoBlue fundraising guide, fundraising poster and sponsorship forms to help you promote your #GoBlue day. You can also request extra fundraising materials such as blue balloons, badges, collection boxes and disposable banners.

We are always happy for people to #GoBlue to support JDRF’s world-class research so if you have ideas for going blue at any other time of year, please do let us know!

Download our fundraising guide for make it, bake it and fake it ideas

Make it blue

Make it blue

Show your support by making something blue for World Diabetes Day. We have great ideas for schools, ways to add a splash of colour to your workplace and blue themed party ideas!

Bake it blue

Bake it blue

Whether you are a star baker or bake once in a blue moon, test out your cookery skills for World Diabetes Day. Find out how you can hold a #GoBlue Bake Off this November

Fake it blue

Fake it blue

Bring out your alter-ego and fake it blue for World Diabetes Day. From dying your hair blue to being sponsored to dress as a smurf, we have plenty of ideas for you to take part.

Sign up for #GoBlue

To get more information about the fundraising ideas above, sign up using the form below and download our free fundraising guide. Don’t forget to share your stories using #GoBlue.

Are you planning a #GoBlue activity?

Please fill in the form below as we would love to hear from you!
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  • E.g. where the event might be held? How much do you hope to raise?
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School children dressed in blue for the #GoBlue event

Get your school or workplace involved

Get your school or work to plan a day of #GoBlue events and activities to raise awareness and money.

If you're a parent, you could write a letter to your school council – we've created a template letter to help you.

Download the letter for schools template
Children playing sport

Fit for Sport schools' challenge in November

Get free access to monitor children's activity levels using Fit for Sport's Healthy Active Schools System. During your 1 month challenge mark World Diabetes Day by joining #GoBlue.

Register free at Fit for Sport today