First Focus

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We're doing the JDRF One Walk Step Challenge to defeat T1D! That means we'll be walking 100KM in October to acknowledge 100 years since the ground-breaking discovery of insulin.

Why? To drive progress toward improving lives and defeating T1D, and change the lives of more than 125,000 Australians who battle this disease every day in the process.

Type 1 diabetes can strike anyone at any time, and 8 Australians will be diagnosed today. Diagnosis means a 24/7 fight with no break and facing an extra 180 decisions a day to remain safe and healthy.

DONATE NOW to help the #JDRFBlueArmy and help create a world without T1D. Thank you.

Our Completed Missions in the JDRF Blue Army

Platoon Rank

Squadron Rank

Commando Rank

Special Ops Rank

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Achieved Fundraising Target

Increased Fundraising Target over $500

Thank you to our Sponsors

$1.43k

First Focus

$260

Merryl Macleod

$260

Matthew Smart

Great work First Focus! Good luck with the challenge great to see you working for a great cause. As a T1D myself I understand the need for further advancement in diabetes research

$247

Dbaa

Pleasure doing 10kms with you. Now I need new shoes

$109.20

Anonymous

$104

Mia Arad

Good luck Ross!! And thank you for supporting such a great cause.

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Medtronic Matchedgiving

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$104

Mimma Sardi

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Jason Neville

Great to see everyone getting behind such a great cause !

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Niko Veliz & Tess Lim

You can do it!! Love Niko & Tess ❤️

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Rocky & Raph

Go Dad 👏🏼👏🏼

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Tyler Elliott

Pew pew.

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Mum And Dad

Go Nic!

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Ben Clark

Good work, good cause, I'm sure you going to crack 300km!

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Scott Jackson

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Kathy & Rod

Keep up the good work Nic!

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Edgard Nasr

Well done team!

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Rachel Mallia

So proud of you Alex! This is such a fantastic initiative! Just donated xo

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Allan And Joy Murrin

Well done. An enormous task.

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Anthony Nissen

Proud of you mate, well done!

$104

Nicole Holmes

$104

Ross Sardi

$104

Joel Cirillo

Well done mate. Keep up the great work.

$104

Jason Maricchiolo

$100

Peter Neville

Proud of you Jas

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Loredana Maricchiolo

Well done Bro!

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$100

Toan Pham

$100

Medtronic Matchedgiving

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$100

Saverina Mercuri

Good cause jason x

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$100

Chris Barton

$74.88

Dory Yacoub

Well done Jase and such a great cause to support!

$68

Brad Honeyman

$67.60

Alex Gahona

$52

Phil Barton

$52

Jasiyah Chowdhury

$52

Adam Stephensen

$52

Jack Behrns

Great work Troi! Proud of you (and the rest of FF) for stepping up your chalenge and doubleing down on your goal!

$52

Dave

Good luck Troi x

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Sven Gertsen

Go David!

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Rebecca Korkos

It’s amazing what you are doing and what you battle with every day!

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Jane Anderson

What a great cause to support Meryl, I hope you exceed your goal x

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Ryan Baker

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Medtronic Matchedgiving

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Rose Mercuri

$52

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$52

Magnus Malpas

Let's Walk!

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Marcela Sacco

Good luck little cuz!! Love ya

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David King

love you heaps

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Ricky & Gabriella

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Deborah Lisson

Best of Luck Nicole. Think how fit you'll be when it's all over.

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Lo

Proud of you!

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Myk Gee

Love your work!

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Andrew G

Well done! Great effort

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Bill Houwen

Go Ross.

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Joe, Danni, Frankie & Albie

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Jamie Gahona

Wow this guy walks!

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Barbara Meister

🤗

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Richard Parnell

$52

Nick Down

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Tom Markwell

$52

Jamie Clark

$52

Belinda Stewart

Proud to support you and I know you’ll smash your goals in order to achieve much needed awareness and funds for this cause 🏃‍♂️👣

$52

Philip, Megan & Clifford John

Good luck!

$50

Rachel Macleod

Go Mum!!

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Bec & James

👏🏼💪🏼

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Christa Jakob

Good on you - Keep on walking 👣

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H Kelly

Go Merryl 🚶🏻‍♀️🚶🏻‍♀️🚶🏽‍♀️

$50

Ben, Evelyn Greenway

Good luck Jamie!

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Maddison Adams

Yaaaaas Queen

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Jacqueline

Keep going Phil !

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Dj Mercs

Good work cuz!

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Trish Veliz

You are my precious selfless you g man and I adore you for doing this kind gesture for those that need it. Love you xx

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Anonymous

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Evan Gorp

For Nicole and her rock hard calves. All three of you are my heroes <3

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Patrick Verryn

Good on you Jamie!

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Ramzi Bahbah

Great work, Jamie!

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Jen Stephensen

$26

Justine Mcintyre

$26

Medtronic Matchedgiving

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$26

Carmel Cook

$26

Mauricio & Esther Gahona

$26

Christina Lisson

Go Nic. Awesome cause ❤️

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Troi Mcdermott

$26

Stephen Burgess

$26

Jonathan Jones

Good Luck Jason! JJ

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Amaija

Go tio alish! X

$25

Craig Sims

Enjoy the walking

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Scott Price

You know how close this cause is to me and my family, great work Jamie and the First Focus Team!

$25

Sara Hakami

Good Luck

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Medtronic Matchedgiving

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$25

Natalie Meza

Woohoo! Go Alex!!!!

$25

Letitia York

Best of luck and well done!

$25

Sam

Go Meryl!!

$20.80

Mark And Nicole Houwen

$20.80

Lori

I’m very proud of you and all you are achieving. Enjoy your bush walks and lifestyle changes. The future is yours to embrace and enjoy! Love always, Mum xox

$20.80

Emma Condron

I can only donate $20 right now but I am in possession of a very rare flat taki

$20.80

Lauren Jackson

Good luck Troi 😁 my hubby has T1D so it's a cause close to my heart!

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Teighan Armstrong

$20

Medtronic Matchedgiving

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Paul Brownsdon

Great work Jason.

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Sara Hakami

Good Luck

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