Our Impact

From our humble beginnings the initial aim was to reach all of Geelong.

With a unique vision to support and connect families who are living with this disease daily. We are now supporting over 300 families Australia wide.

With the demand growing weekly, we plan to expand our services into every state of Australia...

Ange Liston-McCaughley. Founder & CEO Type1 Foundation

We connect families to our Type 1 Diabetes network and support one another, hopefully making a difference in the lives of those families that are affected by Type 1 Diabetes.

Subsidised family camps for over 30 plus children, to allow them to attend Kids Diabetes Camps at no cost.

  • Funded and supported the development of The T1D Learning Centre, online training modules that have been introduced into over 1000 Australian schools. These online training modules allow staff access to education and the necessary knowledge about Type 1 Diabetes and how to best deal with the associated issues at school; similar to other educational software used for Autism and Anaphylaxis.

  • Hosted over 30 family friendly events throughout Geelong and Victoria allowing over 250 families to connect to one another

  • Over 300 care packages sent to families all over Australia to support children newly diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes.

  • Over 450 Hypokits given to families living with Type1 Diabetes.

  • Lou the Dog our cuddly mascot has kept over 210 children smiling in hospital and upon diagnosis.

  • Introduced Type1 Mums Dinners nationally, with over 12 events planned all around Australia. Type1 mum ambassadors in each town act as hosts to connect mums from all over their cities or towns.

Our core purpose is to advocate for children, adults and their families. 


With your generous support together we can:

  • Provide access to, and information about life-saving technology

  • Provide social and educational opportunties for children and at-risk young adults

  • Link families with crucial support networks to prevent social isolation

  • Increase awareness in schools by providing education collateral and campaigns

  • Through events we can provide children, and young adults opportunIties and tools to build confidence in their ability to safely manage their health.

We are parents, individuals, advocates, medical practitioners and supporters that make up a village for families living with Type 1 Diabetes.  We aim to be the link for families seeking support and information. We provide support to help live positively with Type 1 Diabetes.

Ongoing awareness of this condition is crucial for community understanding, government support, development, and access to the latest technology in managing this condition.

We aim to create a generation of young people with Type 1 Diabetes who understand, accept and properly manage their condition responsibly.

Hundreds of Care Packages are sent out every year to newly diagnosed families

Hundreds of Care Packages are sent out every year to newly diagnosed families