American Diabetes Association’s National Sponsors play an important role in helping raise much needed funds to bring us closer to finding a cure for the disease, increasing awareness, and improving the lives of people affected by diabetes and those at risk.
We thank the following National Sponsors for their valuable support; and we urge other companies to support the diabetes community through the programs and events of the American Diabetes Association.
The mission of Dr. Comfort® is to help make life easier for people living with diabetes. Dr. Comfort is a national sponsor of Living with Diabetes: Foot Care & Amputation. In partnership with Dr. Comfort, the American Diabetes Association® will provide personalized, actionable foot care resources and tools for people looking to prevent or delay the progression of foot complications through a new journey-based experience. Education and resources are vital for those living with diabetes and this partnership will help arm them with the information needed to prevent foot complications
Sun Life Financial, a leader in employee benefits and stop-loss solutions in the United States, is working with the ADA to help raise awareness of the impact of diabetes and the importance of living a healthy lifestyle; and, as a National Sponsor of the ADA’s Call to Congress, Sun Life helps to elevate diabetes awareness and the vital need to engage the U.S. Congress to do more to support diabetes research, education, programs, access, and affordability.
Heartland Food Products Group, the maker of SPLENDA® Brands, is committed to helping people with diabetes, prediabetes, and their families by providing delicious tasting products and educational information that supports the overall nutritional needs of the diabetes community. SPLENDA® is proud to be a sponsor of the American Diabetes Association’s Risk Test and Diabetes Food Hub®. As a featured sponsor, SPLENDA® offers recipes to enjoy foods and beverages, educational information, and tools for consumers and health care professionals that feature practical tips for healthful eating and weight management.
Catherines, a chain of more than 300 specialty fashion stores for plus sized women, has been a proud supporter of the American Diabetes Association since 2009. Empowering Americans to prevent and manage diabetes is the goal initiative between the ADA and Catherines. In designated month(s) each year, along with sharing facts about diabetes in America, Catherines Associates ask customers if they wish to "Round Up" the cost of their purchases as a donation to the ADA. In addition, during November through December the company donates $5.00 for the sale of each specially designed t-shirt to support the ADA's mission. Over the past ten years, Catherines has raised more than $1,500,000 to support the ADA.
Cintas Corporation is a proud supporter of the American Diabetes Association® (ADA). Cintas Corporation helps more than one million businesses of all types and sizes get ready™ to open their doors with confidence every day by providing a wide range of products and services including uniforms, mats, mops, restroom supplies, first aid and safety products, fire extinguishers and testing, and training and compliance courses. Cintas helps customers get Ready for the Workday®. As part of Cintas’s three-year collaboration with the ADA, the First Aid & Safety division will provide their First Aid Cabinets to support all ADA Camps across the country; as well as support the promotion of educational content focusing on diabetes management and education for individuals living with diabetes.
Since 2012, Primal has been a proud national sponsor of the Tour de Cure®, the premier cycling fundraising event of the American Diabetes Association®. Through the Primal Gives Back® program, Primal will donate 15 percent of the cost of custom team jersey orders directly to individual team fundraising to benefit the American Diabetes Association® and help Stop Diabetes®. Working together with sponsors like Primal, Tour de Cure® encourages people to get on their bikes, not only to benefit their own health, but also to help improve the lives of all those living with diabetes.