Many organizations are dedicated to finding a cure for Type 1 Diabetes, but few offer support in the interim. Camp Hendon provides life-altering experiences, without the promise of a cure, but with the guarantee of an experience that makes diabetes manageable until that cure is found.
The true cost per camper with diabetes for a week of residential camp is over $1,700. Through generous donations from individuals like you, we are able to charge just $550 per child.
All of our camp staff are volunteers, and we seek donations from companies for insulin and other medical supplies. Camp Hendon also offers need-based camperships to children so that no child is turned away because of financial need.
A snapshot of our expenses:
We are relying on you, the parents, volunteers, advocates, providers, caregivers, and community at large to support keeping Camp Hendon serving the children of Kentucky and Southern Indiana.
Camp Hendon receives no government funding, funds from JDRF (Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation), or the ADA (American Diabetes Association).
Camp is supported through donations from people like you, and by foundations and some corporations. Over 75% of our revenues come from charitable giving; the remainder comes from camp fees.
The Kentucky Diabetes Camp for Children, Inc. dba Camp Hendon is a 501(c)3 nonprofit, Tax ID 27-3619275.
*Based on 2019 financials