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Tom's T Cats

Hi Tom's T Cats Our Story

We are taking part in JDRF One Walk to turn type one into type none!  This will be our 12th year of Walking to Find a Cure!  We would love you to join us!

Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disease that can strike at any time. It affects more than 120,000 Australian families, and 7 people are diagnosed every day.

Tom is now 16 years old and manages most of his diabetic needs himself.  This consists of constantly counting all carbohydrates he eats and dosing himself with insulin via an insulin pump.  Even though he has several years of practice it is a constant battle of balancing insulin, food, exercise and growth.  There is never a day off, Diabetes does not take a holiday - ever!

As parents we would love to find a cure for Type 1 Diabetes, that would be a dream come true.  So each year we put on our orange t shirts and get out there and walk, raise awareness and most of all raise money!  

JDRF do an amazing job worldwide of managing many different research projects.  This is our way of supporting them and Tom to being a step closer to findng a cure.

So our team is walking with the #JDRFbluearmy to raise funds for research to cure, prevent and better treat type 1 diabetes.

Please DONATE NOW and support our walk to change the lives of Australians living with T1D.

Thank you.

 

 

Our Completed Missions in the JDRF Blue Army

Uploaded a pic Set fundraising target Shared on social media Raised $500 – 'squad' status Raised $1000 – 'platoon' status Raised $2500 – 'commando' status Raised $5000 – 'special-ops' status Reached fundraising goal

Thank you to our Sponsors

$2k

Graeme And Lorraine Houston

Go the T Cats - Walk 2018

$260

Thomas Foegle

Go T-Cats!

$250

Roger Eaton

Well done Tom - keep up the great work! Deb and Rog Eaton

$250

Michael Clark

$200

Susan Bolling

In support of Tom Houston and the battle against diabetes

$124.80

Leanne Wilson

Excellent continuing effort for a very worthwhile cause guys! Good luck on the day - I am sure you will smash the walk ...and the fundraising! Supportive hug from Leanne Wilson.

$124.80

John Mackie

$124.80

The Texas Burrs

Go Tom's T Cats!

$120

Leon Macree

Good luck Tom!

$120

The Shipps

$120

Cassie Soertsz

$104

Jacquie, Tim And Tyler Dorney

Wishing we could be there to walk with you!

$104

Linda Walters

Hi Houstons, wishing you all the very best for another successful fundraising year. Have great fun on your walk.

$100

John And Trish Bennett

Go Tom - John and Trish Bennett

$62.40

Rich Hirst

Best to you Tom from the Hirsties

$62.40

Jacqui Gourlay

Good job Tom. We need that cure.

$52

Fay Bird

$52

Debbie Thew

Wishing you all the best for another successful fund raising

$31.20

Lesley Gallimore