Welcome to The Diabetes Foundation of Mississippi
Our mission is simple—we save lives every day! The Diabetes Foundation of Mississippi (DFM) is the state's premier nonprofit health organization working to prevent diabetes and associated complications as well as work to improve the lives of every child, adult, and every family touched by type 1 or type 2 diabetes. We accomplish this through education, support, advocacy, medical assistance and research.
The Diabetes Foundation of Mississippi is once again a Great Nonprofits TOP-RATED charity! Read some of the reviews to the lower right or click on the badge to go to their page and post a brief story of your own experience with us. Reviews help us raise visibility for our work and 80% of donors are influenced by them.
Join us for Mississippi's Walk for Diabetes!
With a series of walks across the state, one will be in your neighborhood soon!! For more information or to register for the walk nearest you click HERE!
|Metro- Jackson||Sunday, October 6|
|Meridian||Sunday, October 13|
|Hattiesburg||Sunday, October 20|
|Columbus||Sunday, October 27|
|Oxford||Sunday, November 3|
Last year, YOUR donations provided:
- 275 boxes of supplies for school diabetes emergencies.
- 1,100 teachers and administrators with Sweet Subject Educational programs
- 125 We Care2 backpacks of supplies and age appropriate information.
- Dozens of hospital visits to newly diagnosed children
- 70 families were educated and networked at Camp Kandu
- 251 uninsured/underinsured individuals received the insulin they need to live.
The DFM wouldn't be so able to help so many Mississippians without the generous support of people like YOU. Let's keep up our winning streak!
November 9-10, 2019 - Spring Camp Kandu!
A place where kids with Diabetes "Kandu" anything.
Join the Diabetes Foundation of Mississippi in empowering kids and making a difference in their lives!
The camp is free for children with Diabetes, but fills up quickly. Parents, friends and family members also are encouraged to attend the camp to learn about diabetes management, including the importance of healthy meal planning, exercising regularly and monitoring blood glucose levels. Call 601-957-7878 for more information
February 8, 2020 - Bacchus Ball
What: Bacchus Ball 2020 benefits the Diabetes Foundation of Mississippi.
Originally organized by the late Warren and Elsie Hood, the party has grown each year and is the grandest of galas. It caters to those who enjoy the pure magic of Mardi Gras.
When: Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020, from 6:30 PM to 11:30 PM
Where: Country Club of Jackson
Dress: Black Tie Optional
Reservations: Call us to reserve your table today!
Or Reserve online with a credit card HERE!