Diabetes Week 11-17 June
Warminster Supports Diabetes Week.
Diabetes is the most potentially devastating – and fastest-growing – health crisis of our time. Diabetes UK's mission is to support those living with diabetes, prevent Type 2 diabetes, make research breakthroughs and ultimately find a cure. The Warminster Group supported Diabetes Week starting with a “Walk in the Park”, in conjunction with Get Wiltshire Walking, and then held a 2 day awareness and fundraising event in the town. A number of the committee, set up and ran a stall outside the Library offering information and pamphlets. We were encouraged by the interest and were pleased to discuss our activities with both healthcare professionals and potential new members. In addition, and ably assisted by supporters, a street collection raised £303 in donations from the generous people of Warminster. The group will now supplement this sum from previous fundraising events and be sending a donation of £1,000 to Diabetes UK for research.