FAQs

General

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The JDRF Revolution Ride to Defeat Diabetes, presented by Sun Life Financial, is a stationary cycling event. It’s a fun, high energy event that encourages team spirit and friendly competition among colleagues, friends and family members. Rides take place in cities across Canada from September through November.

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No. The Ride is high energy, so it is important to set a pace that you are comfortable with in order to prevent health risks.

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Yes. We have many volunteers who choose to help either before or after they have participated in the Ride themselves. For more information, please view our volunteer opportunities or contact your local JDRF office. We’re grateful to the many volunteers who help make our Ride a success every year.

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Please bring your pledge form(s) and donations. Ensure all information on the pledge forms is complete, clear, and legible.

If you have online donations, please bring a copy of your Donation History.

  1. Click the Export List button at the bottom of the Donation History page and a tab-delimited .CSV file containing your current donation history data will be launched.
  2. Click Open to view this information or click Save to save this file to your computer.
  3. Print this report to bring a copy of the report.
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All participants who raise $1,000 or more are considered VIP Riders and receive exclusive bonus fundraising rewards.

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JDRF’s Club 125 is open to all Riders! Every participant who reaches the suggested $125 fund raising level automatically joins JDRF’s Club 125 and illustrates their passion for finding a cure!

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If you have any questions, you may:

Donation

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A PDF version of the pledge form is available to download and print. It can be found within the Participant Centre, or by clicking here.

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  1. Login to your account to access the Participant Centre. 
  2. Follow the steps to Launch Your Fundraising Campaign.
  3. Click on the Get Social tab to connect to Facebook to create auto-posts and increase donations
  4. Use the Follow-Ups tab to help target your communication for best fundraising results.
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Our online system is a secure site, and fundraising online is the most cost-effective way to raise money in support of the JDRF Revolution Ride to Defeat Diabetes.

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There are two ways to view who sponsored you online:

  1. Go to your Fundraising Page and follow your honour scroll; or
  2. Login and click on the Donation History tab in the Participant Centre

Income Tax Receipts

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Tax receipts will automatically be issued for offline donation amounts of $20 and over. To receive a tax receipt, the donor’s name and address must be complete and legible.  All online donations are automatically issued an electronic tax receipt.  Company donations must include a contact name to which the tax receipt can be sent to the attention. 

PLEASE NOTE: Tax receipts for credit card donations will only be issued in the name of the credit card holder.

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For additional tax receipts, requests for reprints and/or corrections, please contact general@jdrf.ca or your local JDRF office.

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Electronic tax receipts are sent in PDF format. If you do not have Adobe Reader, you will not be able to open the attachment. You can download a free copy of Adobe Reader at http://www.adobe.com/downloads/. If you are still unable to open a tax receipt, please email general@jdrf.ca.