Teachers Lace Up For JDRF Hoops Challenge

Teachers Lace Up For JDRF Hoops Challenge

GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Some local teachers are taking jump shots to slam dunk a huge problem. They're using their basketball skills to raise money for Juvenile Diabetes research. 

Ben L. Smith High School is hosting a faculty basketball challenge event to celebrate the grand re-opening of the newly renovated gym at Smith High School.
 
The faculties of Dudley High School and Smith High School will play against each other. All the proceeds with benefit the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation or JDRF.
 
JDRF is the leading global organization funding Type 1 diabetes research.
 
Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disease that strikes children and adults suddenly. It has nothing to do with diet or lifestyle. 
 
If you want to join in on the fun this weekend, Jumps Shots for Diabetes Research is this Saturday, September 24 at 3 p.m. at Smith High School. The address is 2407 South Holden Rd, Greensboro.
 
Admission is $5.

 

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