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Children with Diabetes, a leader in diabetes education and support, receives $10,000 foundation charitable grant
Grant will support Friends for Life conferences for children, adults and families type 1 diabetes
West Chester, Oh August 28, 2018. Children with Diabetes announced that they are the recipient of a $10,000 charitable grant from the James B & Lois R Archer Charitable Foundation. This grant will further the mission of the annual Friends for Life conferences which support children, adults and families with Type 1 diabetes and are held throughout the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom. Among the largest gatherings of people with type 1 diabetes, the conferences assemble world renown faculty to present on the latest technologies and treatments, self-management basics, research updates, caregiving and advocacy.
The James B. and Lois R. Archer Charitable Foundation provides grants to worthy non-profits, especially those who serve to educate children.
â€śWe are honored to be a recipient of a grand from the James B & Lois R Archer Charitable Foundation,â€ś said Jeff Hitchcock, founder and President of Children with Diabetes. â€śOur Friends for Life conferences were the first of its kind to build programs for children diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes and their families so that they will develop life-long management skills, psycho-social coping mechanisms and access to the latest research and technologies for living with diabetes all of which are core to the Archer Charitable Foundationâ€™s principles.â€ť
About Children with Diabetes: Children with DiabetesÂ®, 501c3, provides support, education, and inspiration to families and people of all ages living with type 1 diabetes. As a global resource for information and advocacy, we empower people living with type 1 diabetes to enjoy long, enriched lives.
CWDâ€™s Friends for LifeÂ® conferences provide world-class education and support to families living with type 1 diabetes. Friends for LifeÂ® Orlando, held each summer at Disneyâ€™s Coronado Springs Resort in Orlando, Florida, hosts thousands of children, siblings, parents, grandparents, and adults from across the US and other countries, making it the largest family-focused type 1 diabetes educational conference in the world. We focus on care today, so we are ready for a cure tomorrow.
For additional information about Children with Diabetes or Friends for Life Conferences, please write to firstname.lastname@example.org
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