Organizational FAQs

What is DYF’s tax ID number?


What is the mission of DYF?

The mission of DYF is to improve the quality of life for children, teens and families affected by diabetes. We accomplish this by providing education and recreation programs within a supportive community, encouraging personal growth, knowledge and independence.

Does DYF fund research?

No. DYF educates children, teens and families affected by type 1 diabetes how to manage their diabetes so they can take advantage of all of the wonderful opportunities that life has to offer.

Does DYF report to a National Agency?

No. DYF is a local independent non-profit founded in 1938 by Dr. Mary Olney, a physician from the University of California, San Francisco.

What is the percentage DYF spends on overhead?

In 2019 (lastest audited figures), DYF spent 16 cents out of each dollar received on administrative and fundraising costs.

Is DYF a United Way Member Agency?

DYF receives designated funds ONLY from United Way.

Is DYF an approved agency in the Consolidated Federal Campaign (CFC)?

Yes. Our number for the Bay Area Campaign is 51208.