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JDRF One Walk raises money and awareness for Diabetes

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Rain didn't stop hundreds of people from turning out to Coolidge Park Sunday afternoon for the 18th annual JDRF One Walk.

NewsChannel 9 Anchor, Greg Funderburg, emcee'd the event.

Organizers say the walk is meant to raise both awareness and funds for Type 1 Diabetes and Diabetes research.

JDRF Development Coordinator, Kellen Bridges, told NewsChannel 9 that families, businesses, and schools all teamed up in groups to walk for the cause.

On it's website, JDRF says it's goal was to raise $152,500 from the walk.

At last check, the website says it raised $122,978.

Although the walk is over, you can still donate to the cause here.


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