Qantas became a corporate partner of JDRF Australia in late 2016 as a result of JDRF's involvement with the Sohn Australia Hearts and Minds Investment Leaders Conference and we look forward to developing this relationship with them.
With a partnership that has spanned ten years, Boral is a valued JDRF supporter. Boral support is now an integral part of many JDRF activities. Boral contributions to JDRF have reached in excess of $2.55m - thanks to the efforts of their employees, customers and suppliers.
City Beach Australia
Since 2005, over $1m has been donated to JDRF by City Beach Australia. These funds have been raised through the sale of wristbands sold in their network of retail store counters and are a major contributor to JDRF’s annual revenue, and wider awareness of type 1 diabetes in the general public.
Direct Connect are committed to working with JDRF to find a cure for type 1 diabetes. Their support to date has consisted of donations towards research, attendance at JDRF events and gift matching for their staff that fundraise for JDRF events.
Ford Motor Company
Ford Motor Company is a global corporate partner of JDRF. Since the inception of their employee-driven Ford Global Walk Team in 1998, they have supported JDRF globally with more than $55 million towards medical research. Through various other activities including 'Hot Rods and Hot Dogs’, car auctions and employee fundraising, Ford Australia have contributed in excess of $400,000 for Australian JDRF-funded research.
Good Health Solutions
Good Health Solutions are partnering with JDRF by assisting staff to improve their overall health and wellbeing through the delivery of health seminars and health checks. Good Health Solutions is Australia's market leader in providing innovative and successful corporate health services.
Guthy-Renker is one of the world's most successful privately owned direct response companies, with annual sales of more than US $1.5 billion. In Australia the company launched in 1991 and they market a range of products including skincare brand Proactiv, which has been a huge success. Guthy-Renker's inhouse promotional team have supported JDRF in producing locally narrated high quality video and TV commercials.
Herbert Smith Freehills
Herbert Smith Freehills is a leading international law firm that has supported JDRF since 1997. Herbert Smith Freehills has most recently assisted JDRF through the provision of substantial pro bono support in the execution of corporate contracts.
Macquarie Group and Macquarie Group Foundation
Macquarie Group has been a supporter of JDRF since 2002. In this time the Macquarie Group Foundation and Macquarie Group employees have played a leadership role in fundraising for medical research to find a cure for type 1 diabetes and supporting governance and leadership of JDRF both nationally and at a State level.
Minter Ellison is one of Asia Pacific's leading law firms. They have been generously providing pro bono support to JDRF since 2013 to support JDRF’s people policies and practices.
Toll Group delivers an enormously diverse range of transport and logistics solutions to customers around the globe. They are a valued partner of JDRF and have supported through distributing fundraising products throughout Australia to volunteers.
Viatek Technology is an international IT services provider. They assist JDRF with desktop support, network development, and the planning process for a long-term IT strategy. Jonathan Salmon, Managing Director of Viatek Technology, has been integral in this growing partnership, and says "Viatek are proud to partner with JDRF to improve their IT systems and infrastructure, which will help JDRF pursue its mission more efficiently."
Westpac Banking Corporation
Over the past twelve years, Westpac has been a regular contributor to many JDRF initiatives including One Walk, One Ride and Jelly Baby Month. They volunteer to help on event days, help plan and organise Galas, and participate in general fundraising.
Westpac have also provided JDRF access to their People and Performance Team to help develop JDRF's capabilities.