Corporate Opportunities

Corporate Support

The Sun Life Ride to Defeat Diabetes for JDRF provides an excellent opportunity for companies to unite to defeat diabetes while participating in a fun, safe and energetic event! Come together as a corporate team and raise awareness and essential funds to support JDRF-funded research. Here are some of the ways that your company can help:

Become a Sponsor

As one of the top fundraising events in Canada, the Ride provides your company with excellent exposure to loyal participants who support local businesses. Many of our participants are employees of the largest corporations across Canada. Your support of the Ride will provide digital exposure to consumers and showcase your brand. We tailor each partnership to meet your marketing objectives and your corporate social responsibility goals.

To find out more about National or Local sponsorship, please email to discuss opportunities.

Promote Your Corporate Culture

More than 370 companies participate in the Ride. Each year, participants from these businesses generously contribute their valuable time to personally raise funds to support JDRF’s goal of curing, better treating, and preventing T1D. On Ride day, they showcase their corporate pride, giving great visibility of their company s involvement and support of JDRF.

Corporate Donations

Make a charitable donation to show your support of your employees fundraising efforts and receive a tax receipt from JDRF.

Corporate Matches

Your company may match dollar-for-dollar what you have raised!

To find out if your company has a corporate match program or if they would like to start one, contact your Human Resources Department, Social Committee, or Manager.

Thank you to companies who support their employees by directly contributing to raising funds for JDRF. This involvement helps improve the lives of more than 300,000 Canadian children, teenagers and adults living with T1D, and helps JDRF turn type one into type none.