We are happy to announce that over 2,300 participants united together and joined us at the 14th Annual Step Out Walk to Stop Diabetes event on Saturday, March 16, 2013. Mahalo to our walk teams, sponsors, health fair vendors, entertainment, and wonderful volunteers! The aloha that was shown to our family and friends who have diabetes was tremendous. Not only was it a fun-filled day with beautiful weather, it was a day full of heartfelt passion to Stop Diabetes. To view photos from the event, please visit EVENT PHOTOS.
We currently have 14 Champions who did an incredible job raising or personally donating $1,000 or more! We would like to extend a very special thank you to our Champions: Mike Ching, Shane Giltner, Dr. Jane K. Kadohiro, Rick Keene, Angela Loh, Logan Miller, Vanell Naum, Jennifer Ono, Kathy Rupert, Eri Tamichi, Karen Tom, Dr. Laurie K.S. Tom, Sharlene Tsuda, and Art Ushijima. THANK YOU for your remarkable dedication to help Stop Diabetes!!!
It’s not too late to be eligible for a walk incentive. Donations are still being accepted up until Monday, April 15, 2013. The ADA staff will continue to tabulate the donations and then deliver your teams t-shirts and Chevron with Techron gas cards. Good job to the recipients!
If you have raised $100 or more, you will receive a Step Out t-shirt, and beginning at $250 and up, you will receive a Chevron with Techron gas card beginning at $25. To view your eiigibility list of full prizes, please click here.
Once again, mahalo for your dedication to our mission to prevent and cure diabetes and improve the lives of all people affected by diabetes. Together we can Stop Diabetes.
Your Step Out Specialists,
Danielle Tuata, Julie Nguyen, & Maribell Pabalan
DTuata@diabetes.org, JNguyen@diabetes.org, MPabalan@diabetes.org
P.S. Don’t forget that we are here to assist you with resources for diabetes management, diabetes education, and more:
online at diabetes.org
or, in our resource center in our office at 900 Fort Street Mall, Suite 940, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813