14th Annual Delaware Hope Ball: Derby After Dark
Saturday, April 25, 2015
The Chase Center on the Riverfront
Hope Ball Chair
Fund A Cure Family
The Heimann Family
The Honorable Mike Castle
Hope Ball is an extraordinary event, each year bringing together more
than 400 members of the community for a sparkling evening of fine
dining, stellar entertainment and exciting and elegant live and silent
auctions. Each year we raise thousands of dollars towards funding
research to prevent, treat and ultimately cure type 1 diabetes (T1D).
us this spring as JDRF Delaware celebrates our 14th Annual Hope Ball.
Since the first Hope Ball in 2002, we have gathered at the annual event
and contributed more than $4.8 Million for JDRF research!
We're the stop at nothing type
JDRF exists for the millions of children, adults, and families
affected by type 1 diabetes (T1D) every single day. Their determination
to overcome this disease strengthens ours to end it by funding
life-changing T1D research.
T1D is an autoimmune disease in which a person's pancreas loses
the ability to produce insulin — a hormone essential to turning food
into energy. It strikes both children and adults suddenly and is
unrelated to diet and lifestyle. It requires constant carbohydrate
counting, blood-glucose testing, and lifelong dependence on injected
Your participation in JDRF events ensures that JDRF can
continue funding critical T1D research. With your support, this research
will continue to bring us closer to a world without T1D.