We provide youth and their families with positive support, programs and services to assist in living with Type 1 Diabetes, including:

Educational classes

Events, camps and peers groups

Opportunities to be involved in research

Community educational programs

Support groups

Serving Orange County, Los Angeles, Riverside, San Bernardino and San Diego
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Attention Ralph's Shoppers!!
Its time to re-enroll

Did you know that the PADRE Foundation can benefit from your shopping? If you are a Ralph's shopper, please enroll the PADRE Foundation as your organization of choice under Ralph's Community Contribution Program. If you have already enrolled PADRE as your organization, it is time to re-enroll. Click on this link and follow the easy steps in order for PADRE to receive FREE money!

     Universal Studios Halloween Horror Nights - Teen Event
     Saturday, October 10th, 6 pm to 2 am (10/11)

Join the PADRE Foundation as we go to the Universal Studios Halloween Horror Nights. This outing is for mature teenagers 14 to 18 years old and limited to the first 25 registered teens! Teens will stay in one group and accompanied by chaperones through PADRE Foundation and Camp Conrad Chinnock.

     Cost: $68
     For event details and to register, Click here
     Riding the Wave of Type 1 Diabetes
     Mary & Dick Allen Center, Newport Beach
     FREE Diabetes Workshop, Nov. 7th, 9 am - 2 pm

     Families will learn how children with diabetes and their families are turning stumbling blocks
     into stepping stones. BBQ lunch included.
     RSVP by Nov. 4th, Click here to register

     2nd Annual LA Family Day, LA Zoo with private tour
     Nov. 21st, 10 am - 3 pm
     PADRE and Children's Hospital LA team up to go to the LA Zoo. Private tour included.
     Adults and Seniors:$17 Children 2-12 years: $14 Children under 2: free
     To register, call 714-509-8330

PADRE Youth Leaders - Next Meeting Monday, Oct. 12th, 6:30 - 8:00 pm
This program was created to empower children 13-18 with Type 1 Diabetes by giving them the opportunity to represent the PADRE Foundation, to provide diabetes education to the community and to raise diabetes awareness. Leaders will also be involved in planning and assisting with PADRE activities for youth 7-12 years of age. See flyer for more information on becoming a youth leader.

Transitioning from Pediatric to Adult Care?
Transitioning teens and young adults need to assume more responsibility for diabetes self-management and make more independent judgments about their health care needs.
Click here to learn more.


"It has made the challenges easier to manage knowing we have an organization like PADRE". Parker's family
Parker recently said “I will find a cure for diabetes”.
—Parker Bohannon,
Youth with Type 1 Diabetes