Summer Classic, previously known as Drive for the Cure, was founded in
2006. Since inception, this event has brought together committed
volunteers and supportive members of the community, raising over
$4 million for type 1 diabetes (T1D) research. All proceeds from
Summer Classic benefit JDRF.
event includes 144 Golf Classic golfers and more than 400 BackSwing
Bash evening attendees from the Greater Bay Area, specifically the East
Bay who are contributing and supportive members of the JDRF family and
local community. Please come an join us help us put the fun in
We're the stop at nothing type
exists for the millions of children, adults, and families affected by
type 1 diabetes (T1D) every single day. Their determination to overcome
this disease strengthens ours to end it by funding life-changing T1D
an autoimmune disease in which a person's pancreas loses the ability to
produce insulin — a hormone essential to turning food into energy. It
strikes both children and adults suddenly and is unrelated to diet and
lifestyle. It requires constant carbohydrate counting, blood-glucose
testing, and lifelong dependence on injected insulin.
participation in JDRF events ensures that JDRF can continue funding
critical T1D research. With your support, this research will continue to
bring us closer to a world without T1D.