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During the Back to School season, and throughout the year, FARE is fortunate to have the support of many companies who generously sponsor our programs or donate a portion of their proceeds to our organization.

Back to school seems to be that infamous time of year that many students dread. The back to school commercials remind us of the fading summer and early morning alarm clocks soon to come.

Teen Advisory Group member, Sahiba Baveja

In honor of National Culinary Arts Month, chefs Joel and Mary Schaefer created this allergy-friendly recipe to share with the FARE Community.

14-year-old Zach Fruiterman leads Team Zach Attack, the top fundraising team at the Albany, NY FARE’s Food Allergy Heroes Walk. His mom, Cheryl, has been involved with the walk for nine years and currently serves as the Chair for the Albany Food Allergy Heroes Walk.

What’s up y’all? I’m Anesha Santhanam, a rising junior in high school and a member of the FARE Teen Advisory Group, and I’m back again with another article on tips for teens with food allergies!

Teen Advisory Group (TAG) member Anesha Santhanam

July is National Culinary Arts Month! To celebrate, FARE asked Joel and Mary Schaefer to share a new allergy-friendly recipe with FARE Community

In a recent study investigating how food allergy patients, parents and caregivers carry and use epinephrine auto-injectors, only 44 percent of survey respondents reported that they always carry at least one auto-injector.

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FARE’s Food Allergy Heroes Walk began as a grassroots movement and has since grown into a thriving national program to support food allergy research, education, advocacy, and awareness. Our walk program is the critical vehicle for FARE to create impact through peer-to-peer fundraising in communities across the country.

Epinephrine is the first-line treatment for anaphylaxis, a severe and potentially life-threatening allergic reaction most commonly triggered by food, latex, medication or insect venom. Delayed administration of epinephrine is a risk factor for fatal anaphylaxis to food.

I’ll admit, it’s hard. Being a teen with food allergies is a difficult thing to deal with. There are so many things to worry about, such as school dances, parties, in-class experiments and social gatherings.

Teen Advisory Group (TAG) member Claire Johnson

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