Friday, December 21, 2012

First grade student honors grandmother

Idlewild Elementary School student Elizabeth Stabler-Tarver is taking a stand against Type 1 diabetes.

Stabler-Tarver is a first-grader whose grandmother passed away from the disease, so now she is helping raise money for JDRF Kids Walk to Cure Diabetes.

The kids' walk helps promote awareness and generate funds for children with Type 1 diabetes.

So far, Elizabeth has raised $540. She collected donations from around the world, including from Iraq, Afghanistan, New York, Georgia, and South Carolina.

Collectively, Idlewild Elementary raised more than $1,000 for diabetes research.

For more information about JDRF, visit