Food Allergy Action Month Calendar

The month of May is Food Allergy Action Month – a time to take action and make an impact on behalf of the 15 million Americans with food allergies. Below you will find an action that you can take each day of the month to make a difference!

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 May 1 Print or purchase our new “You Can S.A.V.E. the Day!” poster and post around your community.
 May 2 Shop FARE’s Online Store: We have special edition packages to help you raise awareness!
 May 3 Stand and Deliver! Give a presentation at a school, office, or community building using one of FARE’s templates.
 May 4 Know the Facts About Food Allergies! Download our one-page handout to learn the stats and facts.
 May 5 Community Outreach Day! Make a list of local businesses, restaurants, libraries, etc. that you want to get involved this month!
 May 6 Register for the FARE National Food Allergy Conference, Teen Summit, or regional event.
 May 7 Who’s Your Hero? Make a donation in honor of someone who has helped you along your food allergy journey.
 May 8 Spread the Word! Share an infographic or fact about food allergies on social media.
 May 9 Follow FARE on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Stay connected with the latest news and resources.
 May 10 It’s Awareness Week! Thank you to all of the governors and mayors who made proclamations to formalize this occasion.
 May 11 School Awareness Day! Make a food allergy presentation or hang a poster at a local school.
 May 12 #TealTakeover: Wear teal today and share photos with #TealTakeover showing how you’re painting your town teal!
 May 13 Anaphylaxis Awareness Day! Learn how to use an epinephrine auto-injector or train someone else.
 May 14 Shop to Support: Stock up on products that benefit our cause by donating a portion of proceeds to FARE.
 May 15 15x15x15 Day! Donate $15 to FARE to support the 15 million Americans with food allergies.
 May 16 Shout-Out Saturday! Give a shout-out to someone who’s a Food Allergy Action Hero in your life.
 May 17 Watch a Webinar: Register for FARE’s June webinar or watch an archived webinar for free online.
 May 18 Find Your Friends: Get involved with a local or online support group.
 May 19 Bullying: It’s Not a Joke - Watch FARE’s anti-bullying PSA and learn tips for preventing and addressing food allergy bullying.
 May 20 Sign Up for ResearchMatch to Show Your Interest in Participating in Clinical Trials
 May 21 Every Member Counts! Join, renew or recruit a friend to become a FARE member!
 May 22 Join Team FARE! Host or create your own fundraiser to support FARE
 May 23 Donate a food allergy book to your local or school library or daycare.
 May 24 Study Hall Sunday: Read up on the latest research studies on the FARE Blog.
 May 25 Ask Alexander! Are you a kid with a question about food allergies? Email
 May 26 Help Us Say FAREwell to Food Allergies! Join a FARE Walk for Food Allergy or support a walker!
 May 27 Read about Food Allergy Action Heroes who are making a difference!
 May 28 Thankful Thursday! Give thanks to the people who support you and the food allergy community.
 May 29 Foodie Friday: Try a new allergy-friendly recipe and share with your co-workers or friends.
 May 30/31 Stay Informed: Subscribe to FARE’s emails and blog to have the latest delivered to  your inbox.


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