Our Mission

Fred helps diabetic children and teens and their families live better the daily challenges of Type 1 Diabetes in the province of Quebec, and ensures a unique experience of specialized summer camp for diabetic children and teens.

Founded in 1974, the Diabetic Children Foundation, a Non-Profit Organization is committed to:

  • Develop and support teaching and information projects related to pediatric diabetes
  • Promote optimal health care for Quebec’s diabetic children
  • Support the Carowanis Camp, a specialized camp for diabetic children and teens

Fred achieves its mission through actions such as:

  • Promoting the creation of connections (Get-togethers between parents, children, activities)
  • Inform families (meetings, website, symposium)
  • Promote the acquisition of life skills (specialized summer camp)
  • Improve the quality of life and management of diabetes (communication, activities)

Our strategies

  • Meeting place
  • Common connection
  • Open mindness and affiliation
  • Volunteering
  • Concerted action


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