To recognize National Diabetes Awareness month, and welcome the Jonas Brothers to Grand Rapids, MI, Van Andel Arena has partnered with Rise Authentic Baking Co. to create a Jonas Brothers inspired and diabetic friendly baked good available exclusively at Rise. One dollar for each sold will be donated to Beyond Type 1. From November 6 to November 21, patrons can visit Rise Bakery to try their limited edition, low sugar Stroopwafel, in honor of Nick Jonas.
Additionally, on November, 21, The Jonas Brothers will bring their Five Albums One Night Tour to Van Andel Arena. At the show, fans will have the opportunity to donate to Beyond Type 1 on site.
About Rise Authentic Baking Co:
Rise Authentic Baking Co. is an entirely gluten free, vegan, and soy free bakery, free from all artificial flavors and colors. While making an honest product using real ingredients, they provide a wide variety of pastries, cakes, and tarts, as well as a savory menu of sandwiches, smoothies, and more, for in the shop or on the go. Striving to create a product that is suitable for those with dietary preferences or allergies, as well as for the everyday folk, they offer an array of classic baked goods as well as some rather unique offerings.
About Beyond Type 1:
Beyond Type 1 is a nonprofit organization changing what it means to live with diabetes. Through platforms, programs, resources and grants, Beyond Type 1 is uniting the global diabetes community and providing solutions to improve lives today. Founded in 2015 with a focus on education, advocacy and the pathway to cures for type 1 diabetes, Beyond Type 1 has grown to also include programs for those with type 2 diabetes. A new model of philanthropy, Beyond Type 1 aims to change what it means to live with chronic illness.
About ASM Global:
Van Andel Arena, DeVos Place and DeVos Performance Hall are managed by ASM Global. ASM Global is the world’s leading producer of entertainment experiences. It is the global leader in venue and event strategy and management—delivering locally tailored solutions and cutting-edge technologies to achieve maximum results for venue owners. The company’s elite venue network spans five continents, with a portfolio of more than 350 of the world’s most prestigious arenas, stadiums, convention, and exhibition centers, and performing arts venues Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter. asmglobal.com.