The GFWC Alabama state president’s particular mission is diabetes consciousness, with an emphasis on supporting Camp Seal Harris.
This mission is a two-year, state-wide mission supported by all of the federated golf equipment of Alabama, of which E-book Lovers Research Membership is an affiliate.
Camp Seale Harris was based in 1949 by Dr. and Mrs. Samuel Eichold in Cellular and is run by Southeastern Diabetes Schooling Providers.
Camp Seale Harris – named for famend endocrinologist Dr. Seale Harris of Cellular – presents an modern option to train wholesome behaviors exterior of the physician’s workplace or hospital setting.
The Camp gives year-round packages in 9 places in Alabama and northwest Florida, which embrace Auburn/Opelika/East Alabama, Birmingham, Cullman, Dothan/Southeast Alabama, Huntsville/North Alabama, Cellular/Southwest Alabama, Montgomery/River Area and Pensacola/Northwest Florida.
The Residing Effectively packages embrace in a single day camps, household camps, day camps and camp neighborhood packages.
The camp is a spot the place having diabetes is the norm, the place you’ll be able to evaluate and share tales with friends and the place you don’t have to clarify diabetes on a regular basis as a result of everybody there “will get it.”
They perceive precisely what it’s like residing with diabetes as a result of they reside with diabetes, too.
Youngsters and teenagers be taught independence in managing blood sugar and drugs, making wholesome meals selections and being bodily lively. Educated, grownup volunteer counselors with diabetes are joined by physicians, nurses, diabetes educators, nutritionists and pharmacists to supply supervision and real-time suggestions.
Camps embrace enjoyable actions that modify by location. Neighborhood packages embrace family-oriented recreation and networking all year long.
The Southeastern Diabetes Schooling Providers, a nonprofit, is the one charitable group in Alabama and northwest Florida whose major function is to supply direct residential, day and native packages and companies that educate, encourage and empower youngsters with diabetes and their households to reside nicely.
Caring people, civic teams, companies and foundations assist guarantee youngsters with diabetes obtain companies annually.
Lately Russellville E-book Lovers Research Membership donated $500 to CSH, which covers the payment for a kid to attend a week-long in a single day camp in Cellular.
The purpose of the GFWC particular mission is to boost greater than $10,000 for diabetes consciousness.