Schlotzsky’s & JDRF

Schlotzsky’s is proud to be a national charitable partner with JDRF.

Founded in 1970, JDRF (formally Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation) is the world’s largest charitable funder of type 1 diabetes (T1D) research, having raised more than $1.6 billion in research funds since its inception. T1D is an autoimmune disease that can strike at any age, and can be fatal. Until a cure is found, people with T1D have to test their blood sugar and give themselves insulin injections multiple times or use a pump – each day, every day of their lives. 

“We were extremely selective when identifying a national charitable cause that our brand could support system wide. Our organization is happy to be working with JDRF to fund essential research toward type 1 diabetes,” said Kelly Roddy, president of Schlotzsky’s “This decision was more than an act of corporate philanthropy; this was the alignment of two organizations that are passionate about helping those with this disease. As a supporting partner, our goal is to raise $100,000 that will help efforts in finding better treatments and a cure for type 1 diabetes.”

Schlotzsky’s regularly hosts numerous opportunities to raise funds for JDRF both on a national and local level through in-store fundraisers, diabetes walks, galas, sneaker programs, and much more.

To learn more about this important cause, visit

3 Responses

  1. Thanks for your activism about JD. You should also include Nutritional info on your website as it is important to JD to know the nutrition of each meal.

  2. I love scholotzskys I made there buns when they had big warehouse off of Ben White in 1978 Best sand which.

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