Turning Type One into Type None: JDRF to host 25th anniversary
“One Walk” at Mall of America®
More than 20 thousand people will attend the 25th annual JDRF “One Walk” at Mall of America® on Saturday, February 25 to find a cure for type 1 Diabetes.
This year’s JDRF “One Walk” is expected to raise more than 1.7 million dollars for type 1 diabetes research. Event activities include a kid’s fun zone with music and dancing, diabetes health and wellness vendor area, mascots and a heartfelt celebration ceremony in the Rotunda.
This is JDRF’s 25th annual walk and part of Mall of America’s year-long 25th birthday celebration. All 25 walks have been held at Mall of America, beginning before the Mall was even open to the public in 1992.
- 20 thousand people walking for type 1 diabetes research
- Families enjoying the kid’s fun zone
- Guests interacting with the vendors in the health and wellness area
For more information about the JDRF “One Walk” event, click here:
Saturday, February 25, 2017
7 a.m.– Noon
Mall of America – Rotunda
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