Testimonials

There's not another organization in the country like this

“The impact on families of having a child with a chronic disease should not be overlooked. PADRE gets young people together in safe environments where they do not feel alone.”
"There's not another organization in the country like this."

Nicole Johnson
Miss America, 1999

PADRE had driven me to take care of my diabetes

"PADRE had driven me to take care of my diabetes. Not sure where I would be today if I didn't have this foundation in my life"

J.T. Lee
diagnosed in 2001

I love the PADRE Foundation

"Because of PADRE, I'm not alone in my world with diabetes. I love the PADRE Foundation for what they have given my family and I. Hope and strength!"

Kaitlyn Gandara
diagnosed in 2007

Thank you PADRE

"If I didn't have PADRE, I would feel like I was alone"

Kaylee Swanson
diagnosed in 2003