FARE Supports Local Groups Via Community Outreach Grants

FARE is happy to announce the recipients of our 2013 Community Outreach Grants (COG). The COG program seeks to raise awareness and improve education about food allergies through grassroots programs across the United States. This year, a total of 13 grants were given out to programs in 10 states. A summary of the approved projects is below.

Grant Title and Location

Staying Safe at School Assembly
Lansing, MI

Austin Area School Staff Education & Support
Austin, TX

Food Allergies Impact on Mental Health
Charlotte, NC

Boise, ID Support Group Outreach
Boise, ID

Utah Food Allergy Conference
Salt Lake City, UT

“Road to No Reaction” Concert
Ridgewood, NJ

Food Allergy Blogger Conference
Las Vegas, NV

San Diego Community Outreach and Education
San Diego, CA

School Allergy Awareness Assemblies
San Jose, CA

Food Allergy Support & Resources in Western NY
Buffalo, NY

Capital District Food Allergy Educational Conference
Albany, NY

Food Allergy Kids of Atlanta School Advocacy Program
Atlanta, GA

Food Allergy Book Donations for Public Schools
Triangle, NC

We’d like to extend our congratulations and appreciation to all of the local leaders who are spearheading these terrific projects, which will help raise awareness of food allergies as a serious public health issue.

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