Diabetes Youth Wellington

Diabetes Youth Wellington

Diabetes Youth Wellington (DYW) relies heavily on donations to support diabetic youth and their families across the Wellington region.

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Our aim is to foster a vibrant and supportive community where young diabetics and their families across the Wellington region interact, share challenges and support each other.

Most of our members have Type 1 diabetes, an auto-immune condition for which there is no prevention and no cure. They must carry out multiple finger prick glucose tests and insulin injections every day. As well as this, those with and caring for people with Type 1 diabetes must constantly monitor food intake, physical activity and blood sugar levels.

Become a supporter! Donate now and help us continue to provide our much needed and valued services. Your donation will help us:

* Provide ongoing support to diabetic children and teens (under 18 years of age) and their families

* Provide opportunities for young people affected by diabetes to network with others to share experiences and challenges - these include our annual camps (for 8-12 year olds and 13-17 year olds), along with educational sessions and social activities

* Provide a forum for parents to meet and share challenges and relevant information

These events provide our members with opportunities to form peer support networks, so they feel they are not alone in their challenges with this chronic disease.

More about us

Diabetes Youth Wellington provides support, education and advocacy for children and teenagers, along with their families, living with diabetes across the Wellington region. As well as providing support directly, they also provide opportunities for the diabetic youth community to interact, share challenges and support each other.

Diabetes Youth Wellington is a registered charity (CC38225).

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Marnie
Marnie on 28 Mar 2021
In support of Eddie’e fundraising effort
$20
Diabetes Youth Wellington

Thanks so much for your donation. Eddie has done a great job with his fundraising and it is much appreciated by DYW.

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Vinetta
Vinetta on 28 Mar 2021
For Eddie x
Private
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Thanks for your support and donation.

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Taryn
Taryn on 28 Mar 2021
Inspired by Eddie!
$10
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Fantastic! Eddie is an inspiration and DYW appreciates your support.

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Carolyn
Carolyn on 28 Mar 2021
For Eddie x
$20
Diabetes Youth Wellington

Thanks for your donation. We appreciate your support.

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Chris and Sue
Chris and Sue on 25 Mar 2021
For the upcoming under 8years event
$200
Diabetes Youth Wellington

Thanks for your kind donation and support.

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