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The Rufus Club is aimed at our younger families and will provide you with information about type 1, as well a support network of families with whom you can talk about your experiences and gain insight and support for your family. We are putting together a small series of events, virtual and physical, throughout the year and your child can meet Rufus and receive their Rufus hero medal.
Start your journey with JDRF by:
If you join The Rufus Club we will ask you to complete a set of tasks. These will help JDRF to raise awareness of type 1 diabetes and raise money for our medical research. We will ask you to do tasks such as:
Besides being part of the only children’s type 1 diabetes club in the UK, you can meet Rufus and receive your Rufus hero medal.
If you’d like to become a member, ask your parent/guardian to complete the form below and we will be in touch with more details.
(please note: all communications from JDRF will be undertaken with the parent/guardian).
We’d love to keep you updated about our work to cure, treat and prevent type 1 diabetes, and how we support people with type 1. We’d also like to let you know how you can help by donating, volunteering or campaigning.
We may stay in touch by post or phone if we have those details from you, but it keeps our costs down if we can use email, meaning that we can invest more money in ground breaking type 1 research.
Please let us know if you’re happy for us to contact you by email:
To change how we contact you, or to stop all contact from us, please phone 020 7713 2030 and ask for Supporter Care, or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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