Corporate Opportunities

Corporate Support

The Sun Life Ride to Defeat Diabetes for JDRF is an excellent opportunity for companies to come together in the fight to defeat diabetes while participating in a fun, high-energy, competitive team building event! Join a community that is dedicated to uniting and supporting the hundreds of thousands of Canadians living with type 1 diabetes (T1D). Here are some of the ways that your company can help:

Register as a Corporate Team

Become a Sponsor

As one of the premier fundraising events in Canada, the Ride affords excellent exposure to your company through its vast network of loyal participants who support local businesses. Many of our participants are employees of the largest corporations across Canada. By supporting the Ride, you’ll gain exposure among consumers and brand recognition. We tailor each partnership to meet your marketing objectives and your corporate social responsibility goals.

To find out more about National or Local sponsorship, please email to discuss opportunities. 

Showcase Your Corporate Pride 

More than 370 companies participate in the Ride. Each year, participants from these businesses generously contribute their valuable time to personally raise funds to support JDRF’s goal of curing, treating, and preventing T1D. On Ride Day, participants from across corporate Canada showcase their corporate pride, giving great visibility to their company’s involvement and support of JDRF.

Corporate Donations

Make a charitable donation in support of your employees fundraising efforts and receive a tax receipt from JDRF.

Thank you to the companies who support their employees by directly contributing to raising funds for JDRF. Your involvement helps improve the lives of the nearly 300,000 Canadians living with T1D and accelerates research towards cures.