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?
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
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
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™
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™
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