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Support Diabetes UK in Northern Ireland

There are many ways to support us:



Northern Ireland's First Minister Arlene Foster MLA with Diabetes UK Northern Ireland Policy and Public Affairs Manager, Brendan Heaney.

Campaigning and raising awareness

Diabetes UK continues to raise awareness and champion the rights of people with diabetes.


To continue to make an impact, we need you to get involved and talk to others at every level, to help improve the daily lives of people with diabetes.


Diabetes UK is involved in many campaigns so help us by raising your voice and helping us talk about diabetes in Northern Ireland.


Our campaigning and awareness-raising work is varied so depending on which issues are most important to you and what time you have we can help find the right activity or event for you.



Belfast Giant, Calvin Elfring with Diabetes UK Northern Ireland Regional Fundraiser, Naomi Breen

Fundraising events

Diabetes UK Northern Ireland organisesnational and local eventsto raise funds for research and other projects in Northern Ireland.

Northern Ireland fundraisers work tirelessly all year round by organising events which range from coffee mornings, concerts, walks, runs, Mad Hair days, Go Blue for diabetes days and the list goes on.


There is something for everyone to get involved so if you would like to host an event or attend an event then we would like to hear from you. Your time is precious so we work to what best suits you, when suits you.


For more information, call Naomi on 028 9066 6646 oremail us.



International singer songwriter Cara Dillon is joined by young people living with Type 1 diabetes at a recent event in the Guild Hall, Derry/Londonderry

Local events

If you're planning to organise your own fundraising event or activity, Diabetes UK Northern Ireland can provide you with materials and support.


We enjoy many events right across Northern Ireland so we would like to hear from you if you have ideas or would like help in organising an event in your local community.


For further informationcontact Diabetes UK Northern Ireland.



Lucy and Stephen McCreery are pictured with Diabetes UK Northern Ireland Regional Fundraiser, Naomi Breen, following their very successful events which raised a staggering £10,000 for the charity.

Making a donation

Diabetes UK relies upon voluntary donations from our members and supporters. Without them we would not be able to achieve positive outcomes for people living with diabetes.


Regardless of whether the donation is large or small, every penny helps make an impact to people living with diabetes.


Every year we must raise millions of pounds to fund our work in research, campaigning and helping people live with the condition.Please donate now.



Thanks to Cambridge Silicon Radio, based at the Northern Ireland Science Park who kindly selected Diabetes UK Northern Ireland as their Charity of the Year and raised £3,500.

Getting your company involved

Diabetes UK Northern Ireland offers a wide range of ways to get your company involved, such as sponsorship of local projects or events, joint marketing initiatives, employee fundraising and events.


For further informationcontact Diabetes UK Northern Ireland.



Pictured is one of Diabetes UK Northern Ireland's volunteers who kindly helped out at a recent Living with Diabetes Day.


All the year round, Diabetes UK Northern Ireland relies upon the support of itsvolunteers, particularly during events such asDiabetes Week, World Diabetes Day, Living with Diabetes Days, risk assessing for Type 2 diabetes, joining the team on the Diabetes UK Roadshow and supporting our corporate partnerships such as Tesco at Big Collection weekends.


Volunteers give of their time and expertise and we are hugely grateful for their endless energy and commitment.


If you would like to help Diabetes UK Northern Ireland then do get in touch with Heather on 028 9066 6646. Again, you can choose which events best suit you and your skills.

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