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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.

Upcoming Events

August 3, 2019 - Mississippi Corvette Classic 

2019 Corvette Classic ShowFor over 60 years, they’ve captured our hearts and our imaginations… From their first showing at GM’s Motorama in 1953 to the latest C7 Corvette Stingray, we have had a love affair with America’s sports car-the Corvette! 

Car enthusiasts will get a chance to see several generations of this classic icon at the 8th annual Mississippi Corvette Classic, hosted by the Mississippi Corvette Club, Inc. at the Jackson Convention Complex on Saturday, August 3, 2019.

The doors will be open to the public from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. Admission will be $5.00 for all over the age of 13. The net proceeds from this event will benefit the Diabetes Foundation of Mississippi.

Join US!   Sept. 14 - Nov. 3

We get 5 star reviews because we have 5 star supporters

It's True!  Last year, your support 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.

DFM couldn't be so awesome without the generous support of people like YOU.  Let's keep up our winning streak!

Sign up for the walk nearest you, click HERE.

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

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Diabetes Foundation of Mississippi, Inc.

2019 Top-Rated Nonprofit

Rating: 5 stars 12345 71 Reviews

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lauren090584 5 stars 12345

The DFM has helped my family in many ways! They have helped us get our Type One Diabetic child a CGM,...

nosrednac 5 stars 12345

This is a top notch non profit. All of the people who work there are very compassionate about helping...

sbrewer05 5 stars 12345

Diabetes Foundation of Mississippi is a phenomenal group! Our little girl was diagnosed in November...

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