As we launch the new Food Allergy Heroes Walk, we wanted to take a moment to recognize and chat with Denise Bunning who founded the first food allergy walk in 2004. Denise has been a key advocate and supporter for families with food allergy for the past 20 years. She launched her own support group… Continue reading Volunteer Spotlight: Denise Bunning, Food Allergy Heroes Walk
FARE Requests Investigation of American Airlines for Violations of Air Carrier Access Act Seeking to protect the rights of individuals with food allergies who travel by air, Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE) filed a complaint today with the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) against American Airlines for misleading passengers about their legal rights and… Continue reading Food Allergy Research & Education Calls on U.S. Department of Transportation To Take Action on Discriminatory Food Allergy Policy by American Airlines
The challenges of managing food allergy can also be a source of creative inspiration. Last year, FARE Teen Advisory Group member Maya Konoff interviewed 17-year-old Jake Fiore, a varsity soccer captain for Northern Valley Regional High School at Old Tappan (New Jersey). Through a fundraiser he’s organized called Making Saves for Food Allergies, Jake is… Continue reading FARE Kids Who Care: A Part of Life, Not a Burden
As millions of New Yorkers and tourists look up from the streets on May 8, they will be greeted with the sight of the Empire State Building shining in teal, the signature color of food allergies. The iconic building is lighting for Food Allergy Awareness Week, and this represents an incredible opportunity to help others… Continue reading Landmarks Turn Teal for Food Allergies
FARE’s Teal Pumpkin Project™ seeks to create a safer, happier Halloween for all! Launched as a national campaign by Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE) in 2014, the Teal Pumpkin Project™ raises awareness of food allergies and promotes inclusion of all trick-or-treaters throughout the Halloween season. Last year, households from 50 states and 7 countries… Continue reading Teal Pumpkin Project™ 2015: What’s New?
This Wednesday, May 20th, the allergen-friendly, milk-free cheese company Daiya Foods will be dedicating their social media to raising funds for food allergy awareness. How, you might ask? By celebrating every day heroes, or in this case Every Daiya Heroes! Daiya will be partnering with FARE to host a one-day online event, asking you to… Continue reading FARE Partners with Daiya Foods for #EveryDaiyaHero Campaign
FARE is pleased to be partnering with Name Bubbles during Food Allergy Action Month to honor some super kids who are making a difference! Each week in May, one of these outstanding kids will be highlighted on the Name Bubbles Facebook page and have the opportunity to share their story. You can get involved by Liking,… Continue reading FARE and Name Bubbles Honor Allergy Heroes