JDRF Giving Day FAQs

Thursday 30 May 2024

JDRF's Annual Giving Day is coming up on 30 May.
That's so soon!

Every donation made on or before Giving Day on 30 May will be DOUBLED. But what does it all mean and how can you get involved? Keep reading as we answer your frequently asked questions. 

What is JDRF Australia's Annual Giving Day?

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Our Annual Giving Day is a chance for the dedicated type 1 diabetes community to raise vital funds for research. As we all know, research holds the key to unlocking type 1 diabetes. This is the chance to make a HUGE impact on type 1 diabetes research as all donations from the public will be matched! 

When does it start? 

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It begins at 10am AEST on the Thursday 30 May 2024 and goes for 24 hours. 

Where does my money go?

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Funds from our Annual Giving Day will go towards vital T1D research. This can range from antibody testing, developing technology to …… 

Ultimately, this money will help turn type 1 into type none. 


Can I donate before 30 May? 

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Yes! All donations made at givingday.jdrf.org.au will go towards our Annual Giving Day. If you want to donate right now, it will still be counted against our goal amount, you just won’t see it on the page until 10am AEST on 30 May. As soon as we’re live, you will see your donation on the page and who has matched it. 

How are donations being matched?

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We’ve been lucky enough to partner with Funraisin, a platform that allows gift-matching for non-profits like us. Every time someone makes a donation at givingday.jdrf.org.au, our pool of generous corporates and individual supporters are able to match it. 

Who are the donation matchers? 

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Corporate organisations and high-profile JDRF supporters make up the majority of the donation matchers. Want to see who they are? Set yourself a reminder and head over to givingday.jdrf.org.au on 30 May to check it out. 

What amount of my donation is tax deductable? 

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Your original donation amount, before matching, will be visible in a tax-deductible receipt and emailed to you once it has been confirmed. 

What can I do to spread the word? 

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You can share the JDRF Giving Day page with your friends, family and colleagues on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter or via email. The more you share, the more chances of us getting closer to our target on the day!  

Double your impact now!

Australia is at a turning point for type 1 diabetes (T1D) research. With new treatment options on the horizon and screening initiatives scaling faster than ever before, there’s never been a more exciting time to support local breakthroughs. 

When you choose to donate from now until 30 May, your investment in a world without T1D doubles – helping make the next big T1D breakthroughs a reality.  

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This Giving Day, $50 = $100! Your donation can fund the collection of blood and saliva samples from 20 Australian children participating in the JDRF-funded T1D National Screening Pilot.
This Giving Day, $75 = $150! Your donation can help researchers confirm whether an individual is autoantibody positive - the first hallmark of T1D.
This Giving Day, $250 = $500! Your donation can help fund key pieces of the puzzle allowing those living with T1D, or in its early stages, to participate in cutting-edge clinical trials testing new treatments for T1D in Australia.
This Giving Day, $500 = $1,000! Your donation can contribute to the support of a world-class immunologist running clinical trials testing new DMT treatments right here in Australia.

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