Diabetes Awareness Month
By America's Charities on October 30, 2020
Diabetes Awareness Month aims to raise awareness for both Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes through education and advocacy. More than 100 million adults and children in the U.S. currently live with diabetes or prediabetes. The focus of this year’s Diabetes Awareness Month is on the link between diabetes and cardiovascular disease.
In recognition of Diabetes Awareness Month November 1-30, 2020, America's Charities is celebrating the following members who are making a difference in the fight to end diabetes.
One of the most cost-efficient ways you can support these nonprofits is to donate to them via payroll deduction through your employer's workplace giving program (Don't have a program? Click here to have your employer contact our team.) Click on each charity's name below to learn more about their work, and to make a donation now!
Diabetes Research & Wellness Foundation
Funds scientific research into treating and curing diabetes, as well as providing screenings and education programs to save lives from blindness, kidney failure, and amputations.
Diabetes Research Institute Foundation
Funds and supports research aimed at developing a biological cure by restoring natural insulin production and normalizing blood sugar levels without imposing other risks.
Lions Club International Foundation
Lions Clubs International is the largest service club organization in the world with 1.4 million members in more than 46,000 clubs are serving communities in more than 200 countries and geographical areas around the globe. Diabetes is the signature cause of Lions and Leos around the world. Lions Club International partners with International Diabetes Federation (IDF) to increase awareness and screenings.
A nationwide network of 200 member food banks that provide food to more than 46 million people, including 12 million children and 7 million seniors, through 60,000 food pantries and meal programs and engage more than 2 million volunteers monthly in communities across the U.S. Feeding America has conducted deep research into Diabetes and focuses on nutrition to prevent Diabetes and other diseases tied to poor quality diet.