Double Your Impact This Food Allergy Awareness Week

Food Allergy Awareness Week helps shine a light on food allergy as a serious public health issue that affects 15 million Americans. In 2017, Food Allergy Awareness Week reached millions of people around the United States and beyond through FARE’s Food For Thought videos, social media, building lightings, news stories, and local outreach from volunteers like Lana.  

“Food Allergy Awareness Week and FARE mean so much to my family. When our older son was diagnosed with life-threatening food allergies, FARE became our lifeline. FARE was, and continues to be, a constant resource of information and support both on and informative level as well as an emotional level. After our second son was born, we made it our mission to be involved with FARE and educate our community around us. Over the past 14 years, my sons, my husband and I have participated in many events with FARE such as luncheons and my son’s bat mitzvah project which raised $14,000 for the Ridgewood Food Allergy Heroes Walk. For the past three years, during Food Allergy Awareness Week we have continued educating the staff and children at their school on what’s it like to have food allergies and how to Be A PAL®. Being a mom, especially with two children with food allergies, takes a village! And FARE has been and continues to be my village!” - Lana Platin

This Food Allergy Awareness Week, your donations are critical to improve the quality of life and health of individuals with food allergies and to provide them hope through the promise of new treatments. Thanks to a generous matching gift – up to $50,000 – from DBV Technologies, from now through May 19, your donation at foodallergy.org/donate will be doubled. 

Take advantage of this opportunity to double your impact by making a donation today at foodallergy.org/donate!

Learn more about FARE’s impact here.

 

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