Fundraising events

DYF Gala

The DYF Gala is a beloved annual fundraising event reuniting camp alumni, DYF supporters, and families affected by T1D. All funds raised benefit DYF’s health education programs and summer resident camps for children, teens, and families affected by T1D. Join us for a beautiful evening that includes dinner, dancing, a silent auction, and a spectacular live auction. Since 2001, this event has raised more than $3.5 million for DYF programs.

The 2017 Gala will be held on November 4th, 2017 at the Fairmont San Francisco.

5:30 pm Cocktails and Silent Auction

7:00 pm Dinner and Live Auction

9:00 pm Dancing

Keep your eye out for the Save the Date Gala Announcement to reserve your table!

To learn more about sponsorship opportunities, Click Here or contact Christi Rossi, Development Director at

March Mania for DYF

March Mania is held on the first Friday of the annual division I men’s college basketball tournament at Goal Line Productions, owned by John Madden, in Pleasanton, California. The event is a viewing of the March Madness tournament on 9 BIG screens, and includes dinner, wings, a silent auction, raffle, beer testing, wine tasting, corn hole, and a video game truck.

Sponsorship opportunities are available and include benefits (and 10 tickets). DYF is seeking auction items for March Mania. For questions or ways to support, please contact DYF’s Development Director, Christi Rossi at or call (925) 690-4994.

Third Party Events

DYF supporters are encouraged to participate in fundraising events hosted by outside parties. Lions Clubs and other organizations organize events to raise funds for DYF, and attending these events is a great way to show your support. Keep an eye on DYF’s newsletters for these events!

Can’t attend? Organize your own fundraiser! Start your own community event to benefit DYF.

Questions about events? Contact DYF’s Development Director, Christi Rossi at or call (925) 690-4994.