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Volunteering in the time of COVID-19

Thank you for your interest in volunteering with Diabetes Canada. We continue to work hard to support those living with diabetes and the health-care professionals who care for them by being responsive to their changing needs in these unprecedented times. 

Based on public health recommendations and direction from provincial, territorial and local governments, we have postponed or cancelled many of our programs and fundraising events. Where possible, we are moving these activities to a virtual platform. Many of our traditional volunteer opportunities are also on hold for the time being, but there may still be ways to get involved.

Stay tuned for more information on virtual volunteer opportunities in 2021. Thank you for your understanding, patience, and continued support. 

Other ways you can support Diabetes Canada   

  • Follow us on social and share with your networks.  We're continually posting reliable information on issues that matter to people living with diabetes including e-advocacy and social media campaigns. 

  • Share your story.  One of our busiest areas of activity continues to be advocating for better policies and programs, and we are seeking examples of the challenges and issues that people living with diabetes are facing. You can help us by sharing your personal diabetes story which we may feature in future advocacy meetings or publications. If you’re interested in sharing your story with us, send us an email with the subject share your story  to

  • Host a  Virtual Fundraiser.  Celebrate a milestone by including a fundraising component. It's easy do with our online fundraising platform,  My Diabetes Fundraiser. 

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