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CBG Participates in Fundraiser for Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation

2019 JDRF Real Estate Games Raises over $717,000 for Type 1 Diabetes Cure
June 6, 2019

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA—CBG Building Company participated today in the 30th annual Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) Real Estate Games at American University to raise funds for type 1 diabetes (T1D) research. The JDRF Real Estate Games hosts real estate and construction professionals from across the Washington, D.C. area to compete in a variety of sports and puzzle games. This year, the event raised over $717,000, breaking last year's record by almost $200,000.

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CBG Participates in Fundraiser for Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation

Embracing the competitive spirit of the games, CBG employees participated in several activities throughout the day-long event, including a 5k race, tennis tournaments, tug of war, puzzle events, and various other competitions. A proud sponsor of JDRF, CBG Building Company participated in the Real Estate Games through CBG Gives, the company's foundation dedicated to impacting and improving communities on a local, national, and global scale.

"It means so much to us at CBG to donate to JDRF and participate in the Real Estate Games this year," said Kathryn Alexander, human resources generalist at CBG. "We're proud CBG Gives can support important causes such as JDRF and their mission to cure type 1 diabetes."

In total, more than 3,000 participants and 130 companies attended this year's event. With the help of CBG and other area real estate and construction companies, the JDRF Real Estate Games has raised over ten million dollars since its inception. Given its success, JDRF hopes to hold similar events in six other major cities by 2021. The largest nonprofit supporter of T1D research, JDRF currently sponsors over $450 million of research in 17 countries.

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About CBG Building Company

Through a relentless pursuit of innovation, a steadfast commitment to quality, and active collaboration with clients, CBG has been delivering award-winning communities from coast to coast for more than 20 years. CBG's professional construction team builds more than 4,000 homes each year, providing high-quality, responsive service backed by a significant bonding capacity and national resources. CBG's experience spans a diverse portfolio of geographic areas and product types, including luxury, mixed-use, and affordable housing apartments, as well as campus housing, military family communities, and senior living facilities. Together, we draw on the knowledge gained through building more than 88,000 housing units since 1999. For more information, visit www.cbgbuildingcompany.com.

About Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation is one of the nation's leading charities providing funding, research, advocacy efforts, and support networks for people around the world who are affected by type 1 diabetes. JDRF was founded in 1970 with the vision of creating a world without T1D and a mission of improving lives through breakthroughs in prevention, treatment, and finding a cure. Since its creation, JDRF has funded more than $2 billion in research and has made considerable strides in its fight against the disease. For more information, visit www.jdrf.org.