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.
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.
No. DYF is a local independent non-profit founded in 1938 by Dr. Mary Olney, a physician from the University of California, San Francisco.
In 2019 (lastest audited figures), DYF spent 16 cents out of each dollar received on administrative and fundraising costs.
DYF receives designated funds ONLY from United Way.
Yes. Our number for the Bay Area Campaign is 51208.