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Mission Statement

The mission of The Cade R. Alpard Foundation for Pediatric Liver Disease is to find a cure for pediatric liver disease and its complications through the support of research and education.

The Cade R. Alpard Foundation for Pediatric Liver Disease, Inc. (Cade’s Foundation) is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization established in 2003 by Scott and Jennifer Alpard for the purpose of supporting and funding the various programs that will make a difference in the lives of children with liver disease. Cade’s Foundation focuses its activities in the following areas:                            

  • Funding and supporting research directed at identifying the cause of, a cure for, and means to prevent pediatric liver disease.

  • Being the vital link for patients and their families to information and education programs.

  • Heightening awareness to the nature of these diseases and the efforts of Cade’s Foundation in order to stimulate volunteerism, scientific and health care community activism, and public support essential to the fight against pediatric liver disease.



Please take a look at at the attached brochure for more information and statistics.


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