Lilly Diabetes Donates 91 Scholarships to American Diabetes Association's Summer Camp Program

Feb 28, 2014
By PharmTech Editors
Lilly Diabetes announced its support for the American Diabetes Association's summer camp program for the seventh year in a row with a donation of $91,000 that will send 91 children to diabetes camp this summer. Since 2008, Lilly Diabetes has supported 531 children attending diabetes camps throughout the US, a scholarship donation totaling over half a million dollars.

Today, there are approximately 130 diabetes camps nationwide. The Association is the single largest operator of US camps for children with diabetes, with 40 camps offering 49 sessions in 25 states each summer. In the last decade, Lilly has donated more than $20 million in insulin and other diabetes medicines, educational materials, volunteers, scholarships, and motivational speakers, making it one of the largest supporters of diabetes camps in the country.

Camp scholarships are awarded by the Association based on financial need.

Source: Lilly Diabetes