On October 13th, Team Type 1 (TT1) hosted its annual fundraising event – The Auction for Life (AFL). Almost 400 people gathered in the Stave Room in Atlanta where they enjoyed a beautiful scenery, dinner, late night dancing and the most exciting auctions on Atlanta’s event scene! We are happy to report that the AFL’s success has poised TT1 to grow both its Global Ambassador and Sustainable Diabetes programs in 2018.
Hearing the inspiring stories of our speakers served as the evening’s highlight. Kathy Sego, mom to Global Ambassador Hunter Sego, told her son’s heartbreaking decision to ration his insulin because he knew his family couldn’t afford the life-sustaining drug, Hunter’s parents were unaware that he had made this decision. The family soon found TT1, and she explained how TT1’s support helped Hunter to overcome these challenges and that he now plays collegiate football at Depauw University.
Our second speaker was Isabella Thompson, who simply put is a force. At a young age, she started her own nonprofit to serve children around the globe. It is appropriately called Kids for the World. Isabella’s best friend Taylor has type 1 diabetes, and Isabella wanted to help. So, she confidently placed herself …read more
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