To say that the past school year has been stressful for the Joss family would be an understatement. Sophia Joss, age 7, is allergic to tree nuts and peanuts. Earlier this year, the first-grader was chased with peanut butter by a boy who was unaware of the potentially severe consequences. He thought it would make… Continue reading Family Seizes the Opportunity to Raise Awareness After Challenging School Year
Whenever people come together to work toward a common goal, they are a team. Team FARE represents people like you and hundreds of other volunteers across the United States who have chosen to turn their passions and interests into unique events that raise funds for FARE. We hope you will consider creating your own event… Continue reading Why Join TeamFARE?
Food allergy dad Josh Ondatje is an accomplished athlete, competing in marathons, triathlons, and Iron Man races. He has used these competitions as a way to raise awareness about his daughter’s food allergies, and raise funds for FARE each step of the way. We asked Josh to tell us more about why he decided to… Continue reading Exercising for Evy: How Athlete Josh Ondatje Supports His Daughter
City of Residence: Ridgefield, CT Alisa Barkan was looking for a way to raise awareness and funds for FARE at her son’s school, as he is allergic to peanuts and tree nuts. She remembered a story she read in FARE’s Food Allergy News newsletter about a young girl named Haleigh Loso, who hosts an annual… Continue reading Alisa’s “Crazy Dress Up Day” for Food Allergies
City of residence: Boston, MA How Meghan Pushed her Passion: Meghan Dolan ran the NYC Half in support of FARE by raising $1,075 to honor her sister, now 25, who has been allergic to milk, seafood and tree nuts since the age of 11 months. “My love for my sister combined with my passion for… Continue reading Running for FARE Fuels Meghan Dolan
City of residence – Atlanta, GA (Peachtree Corners) How Charlotte Pushed her Passion: Prior to a Jewish girl’s Bat Mitzvah ceremony, many take part in planning their own community service project. And when it came time for Charlotte Morrison to plan her project, she wanted to help a cause that affected her personally; Charlotte has… Continue reading Charlotte’s Food Allergy-Friendly Bat Mitzvah Bake Sale
City of residence: San Francisco, CA How Elana Pushed her Passion: Last year, on her 13th birthday, Elana Sterling decided she wanted to do something special to celebrate – a dance party with all of her friends! Then, she thought it would be even more special to use the party as an opportunity to raise funds for food… Continue reading Elana’s Food Allergy Dance Party