In 1998, the Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network, now FARE, created Food Allergy Awareness Week to educate others about food allergies, a potentially life-threatening medical condition. The FPIES Foundation is participating in Food Allergy Awareness Week (FAAW), May 12-18, 2013 with awareness campaigns through our website, social media and other online tools. We hope you will join us in spreading the awareness about FPIES!
The FPIES Foundation theme for FAAW is Awareness is Action! Your actions are ‘paving the path’ and awareness is the cornerstone to building a foundation of active support for FPIES children. Together, with collaboration of families and medical professionals, we will continue to make changes today to building this lasting foundation for tomorrow, providing a network of caring, the support your need to support your child.
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Raise FPIES Awareness Today!
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Awareness is key!
- Learn more about the origins and activities from the developers of FAAW, Food Allergy Research and Education Foundation (FARE) such as: download, print, and share a free resources, requesting your state to issue a proclamation, print out brochures, and follow social media for activities to share to increase awareness.
- Did you know the entire month of May is National Asthma and Allergy Awareness month? Visit Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) page for the Awareness Month Events.
- Raising awareness does not have to be elaborate or involve planning large events. Raising awareness can be simple and start with a single conversation. As Food Allergy Awareness Week approaches, tune in to The FPIES Foundation’s Youtube channel for inspiration on ways to “Start the Conversation” and to promote FPIES awareness today. It starts with ONE.
Page published: April 16, 2013. Last update: June 7, 2013. Copyright © 2013,The FPIES Foundation