Comprehensive Support Since 2001Lilly has a 13-year history of supporting diabetes camps, including donating nearly half a million in scholarships since 2006. The company also provides volunteers, educational programs and resources, diabetes medications and supplies, and motivational speaker opportunities through the comprehensive Camp Care Package program.
"Lilly Diabetes believes that attending a diabetes summer camp is an important milestone for children learning to live fully with diabetes," said Kevin Donahoe, insulin brand director, Lilly Diabetes. "Our deep commitment to supporting diabetes summer camps is one of our most cherished pledges and is one of the best ways we can help meet the everyday needs of families and children with type 1 diabetes."
Freeman's 2013 summer diabetes camp tour begins June 18 in Caribou, Maine, and runs through July 30. He will also make an appearance at the annual Children with Diabetes® Friends for Life® conference in Orlando in July. For more information about Freeman's work with Lilly Diabetes, or for information about other Lilly Diabetes support programs, please visit www.lillydiabetes.com.
For information about diabetes camps in your area, visit www.diabetescamps.org.Kris Freeman's Upcoming Schedule Camp Adventure-- Caribou, Maine, June 18Camp Surefire-- West Greenwich, R.I., June 25Camp Rainbow-- Pinehurst, Texas, June 26Camp Lo-Be-Gon-- Tulsa, Okla., July 1Camp for Kids-- Torreon, N.M., July 2Friends for Life Conference-- Orlando, Fla., July 10-11, 2013Camp Jack-- Rehoboth, Mass., July 12FCYD Camp UTADA-- Huntsville, Utah, July 14Camp Kudos-- Fort Mill, S.C., July 21Camp Montana-- Fishtail, Mont., July 23Camp Hamwi-- Danville, Ohio, July 30Winter Olympics--Sochi, Russia, February 7-23, 2014 About Lilly Diabetes Lilly has been a global leader in diabetes care since 1923, when we introduced the world's first commercial insulin. Today we work to meet the diverse needs of people with diabetes through research and collaboration, a broad and growing product portfolio and a continued commitment to providing real solutions—from medicines to support programs and more—to make lives better. For more information, visit www.lillydiabetes.com. About Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY)Eli Lilly and Company, a leading innovation-driven company, is developing a growing portfolio of pharmaceutical products by applying the latest research from its own worldwide laboratories and from collaborations with eminent scientific organizations. Headquartered in Indianapolis, Ind., Lilly provides answers―through medicines and information―for some of the world's most urgent medical needs. Information about Lilly is available at www.lilly.com. LD85020 06/2013 ©Lilly USA, LLC 2013. All rights reserved. P-LLY