June 5, 2006

2006 Ford Global Walk Team renews fight against juvenile diabetes

Dearborn, Michigan – For the fifth consecutive year, the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) has given the Ford Motor Company its “President’s Award” as the charity’s top corporate fundraising partner. The Ford Global Walk Team (FGWT) will hold 48 walks and fundraising events this year in nine countries this year, including Canada.

Since 1988, Ford has raised US$17 million for JDRF, including a record US$3.2 million in 2005. For more information on taking part in an upcoming Ford-sponsored event, visit www.mso.ford.com/fordjdf.

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