Team up with i Fratelli to support Camp Sweeney on Monday 7/8

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Say “Camp Sweeney” on Monday, July 8 when you dine at any of our 11 i Fratelli locations.  When you do, they will receive 15% back for youth camper scholarships.

Kids learn to manage diabetes in a camp setting with activities galore.
Kids learn to manage diabetes in a camp setting with activities galore.

Camp Sweeney is a non-profit camp for kids with Type 1 Diabetes.  Each year, we serve approximately 850 campers, many of whom do not have the resources to pay for the $3,000.00 tuition for one three week camp session.  These funds would go towards camper scholarships, and nothing else.

When a child is diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes, his or her life is changed forever. Insulin injections, pump site changes, blood-sugar tests, and a diet plan become a part of the daily routine for a child with diabetes. Unfortunately, while many children know what is necessary to stay in good control of their condition, they find it hard to live the kind of regimented lifestyle which will allow them to live long and healthy lives.

At Camp Sweeney, we believe that simply teaching children about diabetes is just not enough. Our goal is that every child who attends our camp will not only learn about his or her condition, but will find the inner strength each day to do what it takes to live a healthy lifestyle.

http://www.campsweeney.org/index.php

 

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