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JDRF’s Walk to Cure Diabetes - Parramatta NSW
 2 Nov, 2014 - 2 Nov, 2014
 Sun 9:00am - Sun 3:00pm
 Railway Parade
  Parramatta, NSW

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The Walk The 3km Walk will follow the path around Parramatta Park finishing in the Walk Village. The Walk is pram and wheelchair friendly and dogs on leashes are permitted. Join us after the Walk for lunch, petting zoo, face painting and loads of kids rides and activities. There will also be a raffle, arts and crafts corner and live entertainment. You can also share your thoughts on our Wall of Hope and meet some Diabetes organisations. There will be some food options available on the day however we do encourage you to bring a healthy diabetes-friendly lunch with you. Getting to the Walk We recommend taking public transport to the venue.

By bus or train: The venue is a 5 minute Walk from Westmead train station, or a 15 minute Walk from Parramatta train station. Visit the Parramatta Park website for more information. By car: Parking stations are available within the UWS Westmead Campus Car Park (Hawkesbury Road, Parramatta, behind the Westmead Hospital) for a flat rate in the Pay and Display section for up to 150 cars. Westfield Parramatta Car Park (entry from Aird Street, Marsden Street and Campbell Street, Parramatta) offer three hours of free parking for 4,100 cars. This is a 10 minute walk from the venue. Thank you for your commitment to JDRF and we look forward to you joining in the fun of the Walk to Cure Diabetes! JDRF would like to thank the following organisations for their support

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 JDRForganiser
 02 9020 6100

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The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) is the world's largest charitable supporter of type 1 diabetes research. JDRF was founded in 1970 in the US and 1982 in Australia by a group of determined volunteers. Internationally, JDRF has been involved in every major type 1 diabetes breakthrough of the last four decades. JDRF-funded researchers have driven the advancement of day-to-day disease management tools and accelerated the pace of research through a focus on four research priorities - immune therapies, beta cell therapies, glucose control therapies and complications therapies. JDRF supports Australian diabetes research via the strategic provision of funding, investing over $160 million into Australian research to date. In addition to supporting research, JDRF Australia plays a key role in advising and influencing health policy direction across all levels of government and building community awareness of type 1 diabetes. Throughout all local and international activities JDRF's mission remains constant - to find a cure for type 1 diabetes and its complications through the support of research.

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