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What is Dance4Diabetes?
Dance4Diabetes is a fundraising campaign created by Diabetes Australia to help it achieve its vision of a world free of diabetes.
Anyone, anywhere across Australia and beyond can dance and DARE at least 3 of their friends, colleagues, classmates etc., to Dance4Diabetes.
If you accept the DARE, take a picture or 15 second video of you dancing and post to social media, and DARE your friends.
Dance4Diabetes is a fun and entertaining way for everyone to make a real difference and to help raise awareness of the impact of the condition.
Who started Dance4Diabetes?
Diabetes Australia created this fun initiative to raise much needed funds for research and highlight the importance of being active – for physical and mental health. Dancing is great all round!
Does someone have to dare me to take part?
Not at all. We would love to have as many people as possible take part, so please don’t wait for someone to DARE you. Get in first, do your dance and be the one who DARES other people.
What does Diabetes Australia do?
Diabetes Australia was established in 1984 and is the national body for people affected by all types of diabetes and those at risk. Through leadership, prevention, management and research, Diabetes Australia is committed to reducing the impact of diabetes. We work in partnership with diabetes health professionals and educators, researchers and healthcare providers to reduce the impact of diabetes on the Australian community.
Diabetes Australia is a major funder of diabetes research through the Diabetes Australia Research Program. The Program supports and develops outstanding diabetes research however we are only able to fund around 15% of projects that request funding.
How will my donation be used?
Diabetes Australia works to reduce the impact of diabetes on the Australian community. All types of diabetes are serious, complex and require daily care and management. Diabetes is Australia’s fastest growing chronic condition – 280 Australians develop diabetes every day. Your generous donation can help save lives by funding supporting vital research and support.
Diabetes Australia is a major funder of diabetes research through the Diabetes Australia Research Program. The Program supports and develops outstanding diabetes research however we are only able to fund around 15% of projects that apply for funding.
Is my donation tax deductible?
Yes. All donations of $2 or more are tax-deductible. Diabetes Australia is a registered charity.