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Walk to raise awareness for Diabetes

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SARASOTA, FL (WWSB) - Looking ahead to the weekend, one organization is going above and beyond to raise awareness for type 1 diabetes.

The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation is hosting a walk this Saturday Apr. 7, at Nathan Benderson Park.

Sixteen year old Emmabelle Rudd was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes when she was 5 and will be walking at the event with her believers.

ABC7's Jacqueline Matter will be emceeing the event, with festivities set to begin at 8 a.m. The walk will start at 9:30 a.m.

Parking and family tents will be located on the north side of the park next to the mall.

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