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JDRF Takes FUN-draising Virtual with a Little Help from Their Friends

Justin Willman, star and creator of Netflix’s Magic for Humans will be a special guest during the inaugural event on Sunday, June 28

Gather family and friends for an afternoon of FUN-draising to support JDRF Nevada with the launch of Together for a Cure! Like many charities, JDRF’s Nevada Chapter is struggling to replace fundraising opportunities that were sidelined due to COVID-19. The team has put in place a virtual variety show featuring some of the city’s top performers and beyond.

In this special kick-off event, magician and comedian Justin Willman, star and creator of the hit Netflix original series Magic for Humans, will help get the party started. Willman, whose wife Jillian Sipkins lives with type 1 diabetes, was happy to support the cause.

World-renowned juggler and comedian Jeff Civillico will emcee Together for a Cure and will be featured throughout the show with special guests performing short routines sure to keep the whole family entertained!

Entertainers featured throughout include Murray the Magician, tapping twins Sean and John Scott, an aerial performance by Duo Dragonwing, and many more to be announced!

Supporters can also bid on great silent auction items beginning today (Monday, June 22) until 8 p.m. on June 28 here:

Together we can keep driving impactful research forward, even during the most challenging of times, improving the lives of millions living with type 1 diabetes.

Sunday, June 28
3 p.m. 
The comfort of your home via a special Zoom link!
Admission into Together for a Cure is just $50 per household and can be purchased here: Once registered, attendees will receive a unique link to access the event.
If you wish to donate, but cannot attend, you can do so here
These efforts will help our community turn type 1 into type none!
JDRF is the leading global organization funding type 1 diabetes (T1D) research. Our mission is to accelerate life-changing breakthroughs to cure, prevent and treat T1D and its complications. To accomplish this, JDRF has invested more than $2.2 billion in research funding since our inception. We are an organization built on a grassroots model of people connecting in their local communities, collaborating regionally for efficiency and broader fundraising impact, and uniting on a national stage to pool resources, passion, and energy. We collaborate with academic institutions, policymakers, and corporate and industry partners to develop and deliver a pipeline of innovative therapies to people living with T1D. Our staff and volunteers throughout the United States and our six international affiliates are dedicated to advocacy, community engagement and our vision of a world without T1D. For more information, please visit or follow us on Twitter: @JDRF

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