The DFW Step Out Award Goes to…

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Mike Brin and Chris Hensley

The DFW Step Out Award goes to Walgreens for their 2015 support!

Chris is the “District Manager, Pharmacy and Retail Operations” with Walgreens.  Walgreens raised $43,000 for the ADA/Step Out in 2015.

“We at the American Diabetes Association of North Texas are so grateful and appreciate all that Walgreens continues to do to help us fulfill our mission. Congratulations to Chris and his entire team for their tremendous support of the DFW Step Out: Walk/Run to Stop Diabetes in 2015.” – Mike Brin

 

Walgreens and ADA Partner Up

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From October 10th – 25th, all local North Texas Walgreens locations will be raising funds to support the American Diabetes Association by selling pin-ups at their registers. Please make sure you stop by your local Walgreens during this time to help support them in their efforts and to thank them for their tremendous support of the American Diabetes Association.

Show Your Support of the Stop Diabetes® Movement at Walgreens

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Show your support of the Stop Diabetes® movement each time you shop at your local Walgreens during American Diabetes Month® this November!

Walgreens stores across the country are supporting the American Diabetes Association with a limited time “Pin Pad” promotion and all funds raised go directly to help prevention and early detection of diabetes.

It’s simple: From now until Nov. 30, use a debit or credit card at check out when making a purchase at your local Walgreens, donate to the Association and help make a difference in the fight to Stop Diabetes.

Your donation will help raise the needed funds to advance our mission to prevent and cure diabetes and to improve the lives of all people affected by diabetes.

Visit any of Walgreens’ 8,000 stores today and help us win this battle!

American Diabetes Association is Collaborating with Walgreens on its Balance® Rewards Program

I am pleased to announce the American Diabetes Association’s collaboration with Walgreens, a National Strategic Partner of the Association, and its Balance® Rewards program to help further the movement to Stop Diabetes.

Walgreens purpose is to help people get, stay and live well, which inspired the organization to create its Balance® Rewards program. It’s the first loyalty program that rewards consumers for their healthy choices made every day such as walking, running, weight management and testing blood pressure and blood glucose.  In addition, for every person that joins the Balance Rewards program viadiabetes.org/pr-rewards, Walgreens will donate $1 to the American Diabetes Association through December 31, 2014, up to $50,000.

“Walgreens plays an integral role in the advancement of our mission and our movement to Stop Diabetes. Leading a healthy and active lifestyle are key components for those who are at risk for or live with type 2 diabetes,” said Larry Hausner, CEO, American Diabetes Association. “We are proud to be collaborating with Walgreens to get the word out about such an exciting program that will not only get people to make better choices, but it will help the Association raise critical funds to help further our movement to stop this deadly disease.”

The year-round relationship with Walgreens and the American Diabetes Association, which kicked off in November during American Diabetes Month®, continues with Walgreens participating in the Association’s educational event – American Diabetes Association EXPO – in seven cities nationwide.  They also help raise awareness about American Diabetes Association Alert Day® by encouraging their customers to take the Diabetes Risk Test to find out if they are at risk for type 2 diabetes.  Walgreens also promotes the importance of physical activity by participating in Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes® events across the country.

Special thanks to Christine Feheley, Managing Director, Communications and the rest of the Marketing Communications team that includes Anna Baker, Senior Manager, Communications/Social Media, Quyen Dinh, Manager, Integrated Marketing, Angela Murray, Associate Director, Field Communications and Christina Schnoor, Manager, eCampaigns for their work in promoting this collaboration. Thanks also to David McShea, Managing Director, Special Events, for guidance related to Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes and to Jo Diehl, Director, Client Services for project coordination.

Sincerely,

Nancy Stinson Harris
Vice President, Corporate Alliances & Associate Publisher

American Diabetes Association is Collaborating with Walgreens on its Balance® Rewards Program

I am pleased to announce the American Diabetes Association’s collaboration with Walgreens, a National Strategic Partner of the Association, and its Balance® Rewards program to help further the movement to Stop Diabetes.

Walgreens purpose is to help people get, stay and live well, which inspired the organization to create its Balance® Rewards program. It’s the first loyalty program that rewards consumers for their healthy choices made every day such as walking, running, weight management and testing blood pressure and blood glucose.  In addition, for every person that joins the Balance Rewards program viadiabetes.org/pr-rewards, Walgreens will donate $1 to the American Diabetes Association through December 31, 2014, up to $50,000.

“Walgreens plays an integral role in the advancement of our mission and our movement to Stop Diabetes. Leading a healthy and active lifestyle are key components for those who are at risk for or live with type 2 diabetes,” said Larry Hausner, CEO, American Diabetes Association. “We are proud to be collaborating with Walgreens to get the word out about such an exciting program that will not only get people to make better choices, but it will help the Association raise critical funds to help further our movement to stop this deadly disease.”

The year-round relationship with Walgreens and the American Diabetes Association, which kicked off in November during American Diabetes Month®, continues with Walgreens participating in the Association’s educational event – American Diabetes Association EXPO – in seven cities nationwide.  They also help raise awareness about American Diabetes Association Alert Day® by encouraging their customers to take the Diabetes Risk Test to find out if they are at risk for type 2 diabetes.  Walgreens also promotes the importance of physical activity by participating in Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes® events across the country.

Special thanks to Christine Feheley, Managing Director, Communications and the rest of the Marketing Communications team that includes Anna Baker, Senior Manager, Communications/Social Media, Quyen Dinh, Manager, Integrated Marketing, Angela Murray, Associate Director, Field Communications and Christina Schnoor, Manager, eCampaigns for their work in promoting this collaboration. Thanks also to David McShea, Managing Director, Special Events, for guidance related to Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes and to Jo Diehl, Director, Client Services for project coordination.

Sincerely,

Nancy Stinson Harris
Vice President, Corporate Alliances & Associate Publisher

Walgreens is Helping Out in a Big Way!

The American Diabetes Association is excited to announce that Walgreens is continuing their support for the Association as a National Strategic Partner. To kick off the collaboration, Walgreens will be conducting a pin pad donation campaign this November during American Diabetes Month®From now until Nov. 30, participate at your local Walgreens by donating $1, $2, $5 or $10 when you use a debit or credit card, and help raise critical funds for resources and educational programs in local communities.

In addition, as part of their renewed commitment to the Association, Walgreens will help the Association throughout 2014 to educate the public about risk factors for developing type 2 diabetes and provide support for tools and resources to help those with the disease better manage it. Walgreens will participate in the Association’s educational event, America Diabetes Association EXPO® and American Diabetes Association Alert Day®.

2013 DFW Step Out – September Incentives

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2013 DFW Step Out: Walk/Run to Stop Diabetes

November 16th at QuickTrip Park, Grand Prairie

Team Incentive

Any team that has raised $5,000 or more by Monday, Nov 11th will get their own luxury suite at QuickTrip Park with special food on Walk day. Feel free to decorate your suite (either Friday afternoon or early Saturday morning). What better way to enjoy Step Out than in the company of your friends/family/co-workers. Be sure to pass along this team luxury suite incentive to ensure your team reaches this goal.

We’ve got a GREAT giveaway this month!

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From September 15th, until October 15th, for every $100 you raise towards Stopping Diabetes, you will earn an entry into our chance drawing for 2 Round Trip Coach Airline Tickets Courtesy of American Airlines to a destination in the Continental United States, Caribbean, Canada, Bahamas, Bermuda or Mexico!**

**Employees of American Airlines (AMR), are not eligible to participate in the airline tickets incentive.

 

Only one week remains! September is The Month to sign up for Step Out!

Walgreens

During the month of September, Walgreens will be matching each donation received at the time of registration, for a maximum total donation of up to $50,000!

That’s right! By getting your friends and family to register and make a personal donation today they’ll be making twice the impact due to the generosity of Walgreens’ matching gift.

Please note: All walkers must register. La Madeleine is providing breakfast so we need everyone to register online so they know how much delicious food to bring. Register at: http://www.diabetes.org/stepoutdfw

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Please feel free to contact me with any questions or comments.

Mike Brin

Associate Director – Step Out

American Diabetes Association – North Texas Office

Phone: 972.392.1182 ext 6118 Email: mbrin@diabetes.org

 

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