Go Blue Your Way for World Diabetes Day


World Diabetes Day 2021 falls on Sunday 14th November this year which marks the biggest day of the year for the global diabetes community. November 14th marks the birthday of Sir Frederick Banting who led the team of researchers that discovered Insulin 100 years ago.


On Sunday November 14th will you be out walking, trekking, swimming, surfing, golfing, cycling, or taking part in a family activity?  If so, wear BLUE and celebrate the discovery of insulin, 100 years life-changing moment for people with diabetes all over the world. 


Make a DONATION and support Diabetes Ireland, the charity dedicated to people living with diabetes and their families who need your support today!

Make a Donation & Upload your Photos/Videos on Social Media

Upload your photos/videos to our social media channels and tag us on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn and make a donation to our Just Giving Page to support Diabetes Ireland. #goblueyourwayforworlddiabetesday


Alternatively, you can email your photos/videos to [email protected] and we will share them for you.


With your support, Together We Can Make the Difference to help maintain our vital services supporting people with diabetes and their families!

Other Fundraising Ideas

  • Wear Blue on the day and make a donation
  • Crazy Blue Hair – dye your hair a crazy blue
  • Run/Walk – do a run/walk dressed from head to toe in blue
  • Liven up a Work Meeting – wear blue to work or on your virtual work meeting
  • Coffee Morning – have a  coffee break with your work colleagues/family and/or friends…….it would be good to catch up with everyone!!
  • Quiz Night – organize a quiz night with your family and friends
  • Paint your Nails Blue and tell the world why you are doing it
  • Do It Your Way – Go Blue and raise awareness of Diabetes