Community Impact Report
YOUR CONTINUED SUPPORT MAKES A DIFFERENCE
“As we celebrate 25 years of HOPE and look towards the future, we are excited about the possibilities and opportunities that lie ahead. We are confident that with the continued support of the diabetes community, especially all our supporters, we can make an even greater impact on the lives of those affected by diabetes.
We invite you to have a look through our 2022-2023 report to see the impact that your support has made this year. Thank you all for believing in what we do and for helping to make a difference!”
Barbara Pasternak M.S.M.
Founder and Chair
DHF’s impact on Canadian Youth Living with T1D and their families to date:
Canadian families affected by type 1 diabetes supported
Scholarships awarded across Canada
Mentors & mentees paired at 42 post-secondary institutions
Canadian families supported through Medical Assistance Program (MAP)
At-risk children & youth sponsored to attend Summer Sports Camps and At-Risk Youth Retreats
Viewers reached by 24 Webinars to provide support to the diabetes community during the COVID pandemic
Transitioning teens and their families in Ontario supported by over 20 Transition Workshops & Webinars
Canadian pediatric diabetes healthcare centres partnered with to develop community health programs & improve access to diabetes care
Diabetes and mental health access centres collaborated with DHF Alumni to develop our peer support model
Campus diabetes clubs partnered with to launch our annual 'Don’t Sugar Coat It' conference
Recommended by the Ministry of Health’s Ontario Pediatric Diabetes Network.
Previous years’ Community Impact reports are available to download below.