MLT Aikins participated in the 2019 Pedal for a Cure for JDRF.

This event takes place in September through November all across Canada, fundraising for type 1 diabetes research. On November 12, two teams from the Winnipeg office participated alongside 9 other teams. Participants cycle on stationary bikes, sharing a fifty minute high energy bike ride.

MLT Aikins Team | Sun Life Ride to Defeat Diabetes for JDRF

MLT Aikins Team 1 members: Jessica JensenRobley GoffDan RobillardAndrew BoumfordChristine Jeroski

MLT Aikins Team 2 members: Sacha NelsonMelissa CattiniCheryl FrostPatrick KeatingEllie EinarsonTaylor Dignan

Combined, the two teams surpassed their goal of $1,500 and raised an amazing $2,169!

MLT Aikins Team | Sun Life Ride to Defeat Diabetes for JDRFMLT Aikins Team | Sun Life Ride to Defeat Diabetes for JDRF

Left to right: Patrick Keating, Andrew Boumford and Ellie Einarson in action. Dale Melanson, a partner at MLT Aikins, came to show support for the two teams and JDRF.

About JDRF

JDRF is the leading global organization funding type 1 diabetes (T1D) research. JDRF’s vision is to achieve a world without T1D and to turn type 1 into type none. They are the largest non-profit funder of T1D research in the world, with a mission is to accelerate life-changing breakthroughs to cure, prevent and treat T1D and its complications.

JDRF strives to help people at all ages and all stages of the disease to live better, longer, healthier lives.