Jump to Cure Diabetes with JDRF

There are many reasons why people jump out of a plane. Some people jump when they reach a milestone, some people jump to show their support of someone with type 1 diabetes, some jump as a team building activity and others jump to face their fear. Now you have the opportunity to Jump to Cure Diabetes with JDRF!

Imagine the feeling when you and your tandem instructor step out of the plane's door up to 14,000 feet above the ground and freefall for at 240km per hour before pulling the parachute cord and floating to the ground with views over the local area.

The Jump to Cure Diabetes is held at skydiving venues around Australia. Register today for this life-changing experience! If you require further information, please contact JDRF via jumpsupport@jdrf.org.au or call 1300 363 126.

  1. Register - Simply click on the Register button to get started and take part as an individual or as a team

  2. Fundraise - Raise a minimum of $1,350 with support of your local JDRF team member

  3. Jump - Take the ultimate challenge and skydive at one of our preferred venues (listed on the right)

 

Why Jump for JDRF?

Funds raised for the Jump to Cure Diabetes go towards supporting the world's best research into curing, treating and preventing type 1 diabetes. 

Melbourne-based Adam and Jess did the Jump to Cure Diabetes in 2015 for their young son Noah who was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. Jess says, "For me as a mother, Noah's diagnosis was truly devastating and heartbreaking. I may not be able to take away his T1D, but I will do everything possible to support him, and show him that he isn't alone."

Adam adds, "I just hope that a cure is not too far away as I don't want my little man to endure this for the rest of his life, so please help to support this great cause and register yourself, or find someone to jump for you".

Frequently Asked Questions:

  • Where can I Jump? Take part of one of our preferred venues listed on the right hand side of this page

  • How much do I need to fundraise? The minimum fundraising target to take part is $1,350

  • How long do I have to complete my fundraising? Setting yourself a target date will help you achieve your goal. Once you reach the minimum fundraising target of $1,350 you will then receive a voucher from JDRF to take your skydive

  • How do I register? Simply click the Register button on the top right hand corner of this page

JDRF Australia

JDRF is the world’s leading not-for-profit supporter of type 1 diabetes research. We bring research results into the lives of people living with type 1 diabetes and work towards a cure. We provide support to the type 1 diabetes community with information, resources and personal connection.

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Where will you Jump?

ACT Canberra - SkyDive Oz

NSW Wollongong - Skydive The Beach

NSW Picton - Sydney Skydivers

NSW Central Coast - Skydive Australia

QLD Sunshine Coast - Skydive Ramblers Coolum

QLD Gold Coast - Gold Coast Skydive

SA Goolwa - Coastal Skydive

VIC Melbourne - Skydive the Beach & Beyond

WA Rottnest Island - Skydive Geronimo

WA Busselton - Skydive Geronimo

Fundraising Toolkit

Looking for fundraising ideas, email templates, fundraising posters or support?

CLICK HERE to access our JDRF Fundraising Toolkit page!


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