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Sighting: Nick Jonas received Hero Award at Radio Disney Music Awards // Sunday, 4/30

On Sunday, April 30th, actor/ singer Nick Jonas received The Radio Disney Music Awards’  “Hero Award” for his philanthropic efforts with the Type 1 Diabetes community through his non-profit, Beyond Type 1.

Nick Jonas was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes at age 13 and co-founded of Beyond Type 1 in 2015. Beyond Type 1 is a new brand of philanthropy leveraging the power of social media and technology, changing what it means to live with a chronic disease. Beyond Type 1
 focuses on education, advocacy, and the path to a c
ure for Type 1 diabetes through utilizing their broad ranging portfolio of grants and programs aimed at improving the lives of people impacted by Type 1 diabetes.

Prior to the ceremony, Jonas walked the red carpet with ten children with Type 1 diabetes who are also Beyond Type 1 ambassadors. The Beyond Type 1 ambassadors also joined him on stage to accept his Hero AwardOne familiar face on the red carpet was Ella DeNiro, who has Type 1 and is Robert DeNiro’s granddaughter.
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