Spare a Rose, Save a Child

When I agreed to participate in a survey-based research study, I found out that I could choose to have a donation made to one of two charities, or split it between both. One of those organizations was call Life for a Child. I decided to do a little research and found that this organization helps children with diabetes have access  to insulin.

For many reasons, I’m thankful that I received my diabetes diagnosis as an adult and my family was never saddled with the emotional and financial burden of diabetes. For some families,the obstacles to having the treatment their child with diabetes needs are great, which is why this organization is amazing. I’m joining many other d-bloggers in talking about this organization and encouraging our readers to support it. This Valentine’s Day, members of our community decided to encourage those around them to donate what they might spend on flowers to this organization, which in my opinion is a very loving, giving and wonderful idea.

Read more online on the International Diabetes Federation’s site or on Twitter and in the blogosphere through the hashtag: #sparearose.

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About Probably Rachel

PR girl and social media enthusiast, blogging about life, marriage, coffee and type 1 diabetes. You can follow me on Twitter also @ProbablyRachel

Posted on February 12, 2013, in Community, Type 1 Diabetes and tagged , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 3 Comments.

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