FARE Kids Who Care · Push Your Passion

Family Seizes the Opportunity to Raise Awareness After Challenging School Year

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

Food Allergy Fundraising Champions · Push Your Passion

Why Join TeamFARE?

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?

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Major Moments in Food Allergy in 2015

As we approach the close of 2015, it is exciting to reflect on the accomplishments of the past year and look toward all that is ahead in 2016. On behalf of everyone at FARE and the food allergy community we serve, thank you for your support. You have helped make so many important programs and… Continue reading Major Moments in Food Allergy in 2015

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Giving Hope: Why I Give to FARE

This holiday season, we are grateful for all of the individuals and families who support FARE throughout the year. It is with help from people like you that FARE continues to accelerate the pace of research and drive meaningful change through food allergy education, advocacy and awareness initiatives. Some of our loyal supporters shared with… Continue reading Giving Hope: Why I Give to FARE

Teal Pumpkin Project

Free Gift with Your Donation to the Teal Pumpkin Project™

Halloween can be a tricky time for many families because lots of traditional Halloween treats aren’t safe for children with food allergies. Nearly 6 million children in the U.S. have a food allergy, a life-altering and potentially life-threatening condition. The Teal Pumpkin Project™ is designed to create a safer, happier Halloween for these children and all kids for… Continue reading Free Gift with Your Donation to the Teal Pumpkin Project™

Teal Pumpkin Project

How to Make the Most of the Teal Pumpkin Project™

Taking part in the Teal Pumpkin Project™ is simple: Start by taking the pledge to participate! Then plan to offer non-food treats to trick-or-treaters on Halloween night. Finally, paint a pumpkin teal to place in front of your home, along with a free printable sign from FARE – this indicates you have non-food treats available. You may already… Continue reading How to Make the Most of the Teal Pumpkin Project™

Food Allergy Fundraising Champions

Secrets to Successful Fundraising from a Food Allergy Mom

Amanda Scheler and her family have been participating in the FARE Walk for Food Allergy in Baltimore since 2012, the year her son was diagnosed with a tree nut allergy. As captain of “The E Team,” Amanda is consistently one of the top fundraisers for her walk, using unique events to raise funds and awareness in… Continue reading Secrets to Successful Fundraising from a Food Allergy Mom

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Food Allergy Action Hero: Amelia Maggiore, The Hometown Hero

This winter was the snowiest season ever in Hopkinton, MA; 108 inches of snow fell on the town this year! So when Amelia Maggiore heard about a contest run by local Abu Realtors that challenged residents to dig snow off of fire hydrants in their city, she and her brother took action! Being 12 years… Continue reading Food Allergy Action Hero: Amelia Maggiore, The Hometown Hero

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FARE and Name Bubbles Honor Allergy Heroes

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

Push Your Passion

Running for FARE Fuels Meghan Dolan

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