The Lake County Juvenile Diabetes Walk Family is a 501-3c non-profit organization that raises money to help people suffering from diabetes. Last year our team rose over $20,000 for this great cause! This year our goal is to raise $25,000 for Diabetes care. We cannot do it alone; we need your help!

Our education program began in 2013 to teach people what to look for or do in case they think a child or dear friend or spouse may have this dreaded disease.

Here is how you can help:

We are currently looking for education and entertainment sponsors. To contribute; locations, services and donations for the purposes of education and entertainment (i.e.) children activities, musicians, entertainers, prizes and equipment, etc... In addition, generous monetary contributions we will accept for our cause as well. We need gift baskets, Gift card and other stuff to do raffles. We have different levels of sponsorships available that will include different levels of marketing with us. No matter what level you are able to help, we will include your business name on our web page under the Sponsors page and present your flyers and/or business cards out at our various events.

We have many opportunities available to market our sponsors! Some of the local events we attend are Painesville Party in the Park, Train exhibits, and bike nights Thursday at Quaker Steak and Lube. Some of our own events include Discovery Health and wellness Fair, Car Show’s at, Mentor Lagoons Yacht club, and Max Screen printing, diabetic friendly Halloween Party for all ages; We sponsor the Fish Festival and Perch Tournament at Mentor Lagoons Yacht Club also St Patties Day at Harry Buffalo There will be raffles at every show, so you could donate an item or be the show sponsor.

We will continue our education programs to be held at different locations each month. The various locations are to be announced via our newsletter web page And Face book page.

Some of our current sponsors include: The News-Herald, Cougar 93.7 MIX 97.1 WREO, 98.3 the Bull WYBL, Magic 102.5 WZOO, the Fox 107.5 WFXJ, ESPN 970 am, Gazette Newspapers, Lake County Women’s Journal, Spire Institute, Harry Buffalo Painesville Twp, Quaker Steak and Lube, Painesville Party in the Park,, Ride out’s IGA, Geneva Chamber, Ashtabula Chamber’s Vector Security, Jim Belding Monuments and Max Screen printing.

We are tax exempt, so your sponsorship donation will be considered as a charitable contribution. By supporting the Lake County Juvenile Diabetes Walk Family, you are supporting Northeast Ohioans who are affected by this devastating disease. Please contact us if you have any questions about the Lake County Juvenile Diabetes Walk Family. We look forward to hearing from you and the chance of meeting with you in the near future. Thank you for your consideration! Please make all checks payable to Lake County Juvenile Diabetes Walk Family (LCJDWF).

LCJDWF is an independent non profit that has no affiliation with Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation or any of its chapters.


Terry Mowery Executive President
Theresa DeMichele Executive Vice President
Brian Verdi Board President
Bryan Baker Board Vice President
Staci Jacob CFO / Treasurer
Traci Burrington Executive Secretary
Troy Wietrzykowski Trustee  
Tom Pescha Trustee
Debbie Waco Brown Trustee
Peta Jacob Trustee
Paul McFee Trustee

To Contact Us:

Phone: 440-479-5461
Fax: (440) 357-8867

Web Page:

P.O. Box 1411
Painesville, OH 44077