Prader-Willi California Foundation (PWCF)

Since 1979 Prader-Willi California Foundation has been dedicated to supporting people with Prader-Willi syndrome, their families, and the professionals who serve them. PWCF is funded by donations, grants, membership dues, and events. We invite you to join us.

Our Vision:
A Full Life Without Limits

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PWCF announces our acceptance, for the third year in a row, as an Official Charity in the 2018 JetBlue Long Beach Marathon


Run, Jog, or Walk with us in the Aquarium of the Pacific 5K Run/Walk or if you need a bigger challenge sign up for the marathon or half marathon.

October 6 & 7, 2018


Registration closes September 30th – don’t delay!

Join us for PWCF’s Annual State Conference 2018

Your California Community

October 27, 2018 Doubletree by Hilton Sacramento

Click Here to Register Today through September 25th for Early Bird Pricing and receive $10 off your registration!


New Behavioral Video

PWS is unlike any other developmental disability and arguably one of the most complex and misunderstood. Presented by Lisa Graziano, M.A., this four hour training course will give you the tools you need to reduce unwanted behavior common amongst persons with PWS. Topics include how to manage the medical aspects of PWS as they impact behavior, how to create a supportive PWS-environment, how most persons with PWS think, and tons of specific PWS-specific strategies and interventions to help you starting today!

Thumbdrive available for purchase in our store or download Order Form | Streaming available via Vimeo

Research Opportunity


California State University Fullerton would like to invite participants with PWS ages 18 to 35 years to participate in a study designed to understand which factors contribute to muscle force, balance and walking characteristics in PWS.  The study will require one short visit (3-4 hours) to California State University Fullerton.  Visit our research page for details on this and other opportunities.

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Watch the video that Justin & Jamie Burns put together for the Burns Truck & Trailer Services Charity Golf Tournament