When my son Connor was eight years old, he got some news that would change his life forever. He was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes – a chronic disease with potentially fatal side effects. Although he was too young to fully comprehend the gravity of the diagnosis, his mother and I fully understood how serious this was.

Twelve years later, Connor is now in college, leading an active life, running track and cross country at Lemoyne College.

Unlike type II diabetes, T1D is not caused by poor lifestyle choices. No one knows what triggers it. Despite being in tip top condition, Connor needs insulin daily, in order to stay alive.

Until there is a cure, Blood Glucose highs and lows can lead to catastrophic health problems or worse.

Thanks to our sponsors and other generous donors, great strides have been made in developing technology for better diabetes management. In fact, we are now on the cusp of having an artificial pancreas approved by the FDA.

 How to Help – Become an Event Sponsor

Back in 2010, My family started the the A*Town Rumble. Its a fun event that brings together an eclectic mix of moped, classic scooter, modern scooter, and motorcycle riders for a series of rides and games. It also has become a top fundraising event.

Every sponsorship dollar goes directly to JDRF, to fund projects like the Artificial Pancreas Project and to ultimately find a cure for Connor and 3 million others suffering from this disease. Until a cure is found, T1D’s will always be at risk of suffering from serious health problems, including: kidney failure, blindness, nerve damage, amputations, heart attack, stroke and DEATH.

Tax deductible Sponsorship opportunities range from $125 – $1000.

CLICK HERE for Sponsorship Details and Benefits

How to Help – Sponsor a Rider

Alternatively, you can sponsor rider to show your support for that rider and JDRF. Rider sponsorship starts at just $10. By the way – you will find me listed as a rider to sponsor 🙂

Click Here to Sponsor a Rider

If you prefer to donate the old fashioned way by sending us a check, that works too! Please make the check out to: JDRF and mail to: A-Town Rumble, c/o Cindy Price, 2 N Lyons Ave, Menands, NY 12204.

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4 thoughts on “Raising Money to Cure Diabetes

  • May 16, 2018 at 11:01 am


    I will try to help by passing the word I may even attend and most likely will be donating

    I am having a hard time to try to find out how to buy tickets though I’m clicking tickets on there and nothing happens

    Lemoyne ’91
    Mick DellaValle
    Loudonville New York

  • June 20, 2018 at 7:26 pm

    This is so great. I will be sending you a check the old fashion way. Your right this was a devastating loss to us. He still is in our hearts and will be forever . once again my prayers will be with Conner.
    Thank you so much.
    Uncle Jack
    PS put my money in as one of your sponsors.

    • June 20, 2018 at 8:50 pm

      The old fashion way is great:) Thanks for the kind words & sponsorship!



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