Supporting DYF

“Camp is a MUST for children with diabetes. It’s where they can be around others who completely understand the struggles and turn something hard into something positive.” – Parent of Participant

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You can make a donation here:


 Reasons to Give to DYF

  1. DYF has provided life changing programs for children, teens, and families affected by T1D for over 80 years.
  2. 84% of program participants report feeling more hopeful about their condition after attending a DYF program.
  3. More than 80 cents of every dollar goes to supporting DYF camps and programs.
  4. DYF received a 3/4 star and 87.5% overall rating from Charity Navigator, a leading organization in ranking Non-Profits. Learn more!
  5. DYF is accredited by the American Camp Association and a founding member of the Diabetes Education and Camping Association

Ready to partner with us?


Make your donation go TWICE as far:

Other ways to Give to DYF

Questions about sponsorships, recurring gifts, gifts of honor, matching gift programs, DIY fundraising, and gifts of stock can all be directed to DYF’s Director of Development, Christi Rossi, at or call the DYF office at (925) 680-4994 ext. 104.

Shop with Amazon Smile

DYF also works with Amazon Smile so you can support camp every time you shop. The AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price from your eligible AmazonSmile purchases.

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Donate a Car

Have a car you’d like to use for good? DYF also accepts car donations.  We partner with DonateForCharity to maximize your donation to support our camp programs.

Donate your car today

Share your time with us

We’re always looking for volunteers to partner with us making camp a fantastic experience for all who attend.  We couldn’t do it without all of the camp and medical staff that work with us.  Check out what it’s like to be a camp counselor and part of the medical staff!