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Thursday, September 17, 2020
Press Release: Team Diabetes of SL to Return For A Fifth Season
We are pleased to announce the fifth season of Team Diabetes of Second Life! Team Diabetes of Second Life is an official and authorized team of The American Diabetes Association. The mission of Team Diabetes of Second Life is to raise awareness, tolerance, and funds for diabetes in the virtual world of Second Life. According to the World Health Organization (2016): 422 million adults in the world have diabetes and 1.5 million deaths are directly attributed to diabetes each year.
The official Team Diabetes of Second Life’s season will take place from October 2020 to December 2020 , with the following events scheduled to take place:
5th Annual Scare Me Silly Event – October 16 to 23, 2020
Art Asylum Event – October 16 to 23, 2020
5th Annual Red Hunt – November 1 to 15, 2020
5th Annual Red Party – November 7, 2020
World Diabetes Party – November 14, 2020
Red Discount Hud Shopping Event – November 15 to 30, 2020
5th Annual Winter Showcase & Winter Art Show – December 8 to 15, 2020
In addition to the events mentioned above, individuals, businesses, and organizations are encouraged to hold fundraising events in support of Team Diabetes of Second Life! The official 2020 fundraising season toolkit will be available to the second life public on October 1, 20202, at the organization’s office in the Nonprofit Commons in Second Life.
About The American Diabetes Association:
The American Diabetes Association’s mission is to prevent and cure diabetes and to improve the lives of all people affected by diabetes. The American Diabetes Association leads the fight against the deadly consequences of diabetes and fights for those affected by diabetes by funding research to prevent, cure, and manage diabetes.
The American Diabetes Association delivers services to hundreds of communities and provides objective and credible information and resources about diabetes.
Free resources are available in English and Spanish at http://www.diabetes.org and 1-800-DIABETES (1-800-342-2382).
For More Information:
Team Diabetes of Second Life’s American Diabetes Association Page:
Team Diabetes of Second Life’s Website: www.teamdiabetessl.org
American Diabetes Association Page: www.diabetes.org
International Diabetes Federation Page: http://www.idf.org/membership/meet-our-members