2012 Sneaker Sale Campaign Highlight:
Advance Auto Parts (August 16 – September 30)
We are excited to announce a renewed partnership with Advance Auto Parts, a leading automotive retailer of parts, batteries, accessories and maintenance items with shared headquarters in Roanoke, Virginia and Minneapolis, Minnesota. They have been a partner with JDRF since 1993 and have raised a total of more than $30 million.
Marshalls (August 19 – September 22)
Marshalls has been a principal partner and supporter of JDRF for over 18 years. Last year they raised an amazing $2.3 million for JDRF! This year, Marshalls sneaker sales campaign will be August 19 – September 22 at their over 800 locations across the U.S.
Wawa (September 3 – September 23)
Wawa has been a supporter of JDRF for several years. Two years ago marked the first time that Wawa raised in excess of $500k for JDRF Sneaker Sales – making them a Major Partner. Wawa supports JDRF Philadelphia locally in various ways by sponsoring our Walk to Cure Diabetes, Promise Ball, and an annual tennis event, Ace for a Cure. This year, Wawa coin collection and sneaker sales campaign will be September 3 – September 23 at their over 550 convenience stores throughout New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Virginia and Maryland.
Halloween Adventure and Smart Toys (September – October 31)
We are excited to announce a renewed partnership with Halloween Adventure and Smart Toys. Both companies are considered to be among the nation's largest, most respected, and most successful retailers in their respective industries. With a reputation for imaginative store presentations, a focus on quality products, innovative approaches to real estate acquisition, inventive marketing strategies and tactics, and an unwavering dedication to treating its customers and employees alike with the ultimate in respect, the company's growth continues as it expands into new markets. Halloween Adventure and Smart Toys 9th annual JDRF scan-able paper sneaker campaign is running the month of September (as seasonal store locations open) through Wednesday, October 31st in more than 40 stores across eight states.
Since 2003 Halloween Adventure and Smart Toys has raised nearly $1 million in support of JDRF. The cornerstone of Halloween Adventure and Smart Toys' success is its talented and committed team of retail professionals. We look forward to a successful FY13 campaign of raising more than $150,000 in support of JDRF's goal to cure, better treat, and prevent type 1 diabetes (T1D). Thank you in advance for doing your part to steward Halloween Adventure and Smart Toys locally to help ensure a continued partnership with JDRF.