OUR ADVOCACY (2011 - Current)   

Emily's Hope float in the 66th annual Geneva Swedish Days Parade on Sunday, June 28, 2015.

Emily with her friends at the 2015 North Aurora Parade, June 7, 2015.

Emily's Hope float in the 2015 North Aurora Parade – Life Unplugged: Come Out and Play!

Emily, her brother and friends practiced their waving before the parade kicked off.

Emily’s Hope float for the 2015 Batavia Loyalty Day Parade, May 3, 2015.

Emily’s Hope thanks you for all your contributions! Together we can make a difference.

Emily and her friends take a picture with the Emily’s Hope Type 1 Diabetes FREE Family Picnic entrance sign, September 14, 2014.

Guests line up to get food at the Emily’s Hope Type 1 Diabetes FREE Family Picnic.

The North Aurora Fire Department came to the Emily’s Hope Type 1 Diabetes FREE Family Picnic again!

Emily’s Hope booth at North Aurora Days 2014, August 1-3

Emily is ready to play “Beanie Baby Bingo” to raise money to find a cure for Type 1 Diabetes.

Along with games, the Emily’s Hope booth also educates fest attendees with ‘Reality Checks’.

40th annual Batavia Loyalty Day Parade, Sunday, May 4, 2014 .

5th annual North Aurora Community Parade on Sunday, June 1, 2014.

Emily’s Hope won the float contest at the 2014 North Aurora Community Parade. This year’s theme was Hero’s Among Us.

65th annual Geneva Swedish Days Parade on Sunday, June 22, 2014.

Emily’s Hope takes a tour of the WGN Morning News Studio on Tuesday, June 24, 2014.

 

Emily, her Mom and other JDRF Advocates along with their families meet with Congressman Randy Hultgren in July, 2013 for a “Promise to Remember Me” Campaign to support the Special Diabetes Program.

 

Emily attended JDRF Children’s Congress in July, 2013. Children’s Congress consisted of 160 Type 1 Diabetic Delegates chosen from across the country and internationally to speak with members of Congress on why we need a cure for Type 1 Diabetes.

Emily meets with Senator Dick Durbin at his office in Washington DC to discuss her Type 1 Diabetes scrap book. This was one of her responsibilities as a Delegate for Children’s Congress 2013.

Emily meets with Vice President Joe Biden at Children’s Congress 2013. A once in a lifetime experience!

Emily's Hope donated and decorated a tree at the 2012 Evergreen Holidays event