November is National Diabetes Awareness Month!
Strike Out Diabetesis an awareness and fund raising initiative partnering with the charitable arm of bowling, The Bowling Foundation.November is National Diabetes Awareness Month and is the perfect time to Strike Out Diabetes! Participate in Pennies for Pins, Sell/Buy Paper Pins, or a play in a Bowl-a-thon.
Get Your Bowling Center Involved!
Pennies for Pins~Get your leagues and everyday players involved by selecting a time frame for participating members to donate and collect pledges for Pennies for Pins.
Sell/Buy Paper Pins ~Get individual and family bowlers involved by selling small paper pins for $1 or larger paper pins for $5.
Bowl-a-thon ~Coodinate a Strike Out DiabetesBowl-a-thon and have bowlers of all ages and skill levels collect flat donations. Although November is STRIKE Out Diabetesmonth, a
Bowl-a-thon can be held anytime!
Bowlers Who Care
Join professional bowlers, Chris and Lynda Barnes, in making a difference through Strike Out Diabetes!
Chris and Lynda have twin boys, Troy and Ryan. In 2008, Troy was suddenly diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. Troy (far left) must take multiple insulin injections daily and test his blood sugar at least six times a day. Insulin keeps Troy alive, but is not a cure.