2013 North Texas Sponsorship Opportunities
Sponsorship Opportunities Index
Follow the links below to find detailed event and program sponsorship information:
- Camp New Horizons North, South and Camp Aurora
- Feria de Salud and Hispanic Initiatives
- Live Empowered and African American Initiatives
- Multi-event exhibitor deal
- School Walk for Diabetes
- Stars of Texas: Racing Against the Odds
- Step Out: Walk to STOP Diabetes
- Tour de Cure: Take the ride of your life!
- Workplace Giving
- World Diabetes Day
Why sponsor the American Diabetes Association?
Today, 25.8 million children and adults in the United States struggle daily with this deadly disease. Diabetes is a growing epidemic; 79 million Americans are at high risk for developing diabetes and there are 1.9 million new diagnoses each year. Right now, unless we commit ourselves to changing the deadly course of this disease, 1 out of 3 children born today are destined to suffer diabetes and its consequences.
The state of Texas is home to nearly 2 million men, women and children with diabetes, over half a million of which reside in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. Too many of us are at risk. That diabetes is the Lone Star State's sixth leading cause of death is a grim reminder of just how serious this deadly disease and its resulting complications truly are. Learn more about diabetes and its toll on North Texas.
Thousands of people attend our fundraising events and community programs each year and we have a variety of sponsorship opportunities for businesses of all sizes. Our staff will work with you to discuss your options and to tailor a sponsorship package that meets your specific needs. Sponsorship provides your business with the opportunity:
- To connect with people affected by diabetes
- Make a positive impact in your community
- Expand your reach and grow your customer base
- Drive awareness and loyalty of your brand
- Improve employee health and diabetes awareness
- Raise funds to advance research for finding a cure
- Participate in outreach and education programs
- Support advocacy efforts
All sponsorship levels can be customized to give you the benefits that you are looking for. Contact us today!
The Impact of Diabetes
Diabetes presents an equally alarming threat to our nation’s financial health. The estimated annual economic cost of diabetes in the United States is $174 billion, $116 billion of which is attributed to direct medical costs; caring for people with diabetes accounts for 1 out of every 5 dollars spent on healthcare. Learn more about diabetes and its impact.
What is the impact of diabetes on your business? For every 100 employees:
|Approximate number of employees with diabetes||10|
|Number of diagnosed employees||8|
|Number of undiagnosed employees||2|
|Approximate number of People with Pre-Diabetes||25|
|Avg. Insurance Cost - Employee with diabetes||$86,986|
|Avg. Insurance Cost - Employee with Pre-Diabetes||$94,550|
Learn more about the costs of diabetes.
The American Diabetes Association
Our mission, to prevent and cure diabetes and to improve the lives of all people affected by diabetes, is more urgent now than ever, and it forms the underpinning for everything we do. The American Diabetes Association is the nation's leading nonprofit organization engaged in diabetes research, education and advocacy. Founded in 1940, the Association conducts programs in all 50 states, reaching hundreds of communities.
To learn more about the American Diabetes Association, download our 2012 North Texas information sheet.
How Your Donation Dollars Will be Spent
The money raised by the Association funds research, information programs, and advocacy efforts that support the nearly 26 million children and adults in the U.S. with diabetes, and the 79 million with prediabetes. An impressive 73% of every dollar spent supports research, advocacy, and services for people affected by diabetes. The Association is a Better Business Bureau accredited charity that meets all 20 of their Standards for Charity Accountability. Learn more about how your sponsorship dollars will be spent.
If you have any questions about the American Diabetes Association, our North Texas office and what we do, please contact us at email@example.com or 972-392-1181 ext. 6101.
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