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Don't Miss out on Critical Food Allergy Information
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is online. Click for Member Snapshot. July 21, 2015 6:37 PM
How to "Follow" KFA Blog Posts to Get Email Notifications   The Kids With Food Allergies blog covers a wide range of topics for parents and caregivers managing food allergies: Important recall notices The latest in food allergy research...
 
Philadelphia, Take Strides for Safe Kids! Food Allergy Walk and Expo
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is online. Click for Member Snapshot. July 9, 2015 12:30 PM
Get ready for our 7th Annual Strides for Safe Kids Food Allergy Walk and Expo on Saturday, September 12, 2015!   Funds raised from this allergy-friendly event will benefit Kids With Food Allergies , a division of the Asthma & Allergy...
 
A Night of Jazz to Honor Those Living with Allergies and Asthma (Live Stream)
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is online. Click for Member Snapshot. July 8, 2015 11:53 AM
Are you in New York City and do you like live jazz? Please come to the first Brooklyn jazz fundraiser for the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) and Kids With Food Allergies (KFA).     Join us during the regular Konceptions...
 
Preparing for Natural Disasters When Your Family Has Food Allergies
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is online. Click for Member Snapshot. July 7, 2015 11:00 AM
You have daily food allergy management down pat.   Two epinephrine auto-injectors go everywhere. The allergist is on speed dial. You know the best local stores and restaurants for safe foods. You've trained babysitters and the staff at school....
 
AAFA Co-Sponsoring Important National Study about Food Allergy
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is online. Click for Member Snapshot. June 24, 2015 2:41 PM
  The  Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America  (AAFA) is co-sponsoring an important study about food allergies. Kids With Food Allergies (KFA) is a division of AAFA. KFA hosts the largest support community serving families with...
 
KFA Celebrates 10 Years, Reveals Special Mosaic Dedicated to Children
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is online. Click for Member Snapshot. June 4, 2015 2:50 PM
Kids With Food Allergies (KFA) celebrated its 10th anniversary Saturday, May 30, with a concert by “Food Allergies Rock!” musician Kyle Dine and the unveiling of a specially commissioned glass tile mosaic to honor children with food...
 
10 Shareable Images for Food Allergy Awareness Week
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is online. Click for Member Snapshot. May 11, 2015 7:07 AM
As part of our awareness activities for Food Allergy Awareness Week (May 10-16), we've created the following infographics for you to share on social media.   Together, we can raise awareness about the serious nature of food allergy and the need...
 
Spread Awareness with Faces of Food Allergies Photo-Sharing Campaign
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is online. Click for Member Snapshot. May 5, 2015 11:01 AM · 9 comments
What does a child with food allergies look like?   Well, consider this: what does your child's classroom look like? One in thirteen children has a food allergy. That's an average of two children per classroom.   Take a look at our sixth...
 
15 Easy Ways to Make a Difference and Raise Food Allergy Awareness
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is online. Click for Member Snapshot. April 21, 2015 12:31 PM
May 10-16 is Food Allergy Awareness Week! While we know that the realities of living with food allergies are 24/7 year-round, this time of year always presents a special opportunity to educate others. So here are some ideas to join Kids With Food...
 
Redesigned Website Helps Families Deal with the Health Challenges of Food Allergies
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is online. Click for Member Snapshot. March 26, 2015 4:59 PM
Kids With Food Allergies (KFA) is thrilled to announce we have a new website designed just for you. Our new mobile-friendly website is organized in a way that makes it easy to use for families, health care providers, schools and others. All of our...
 
Summer Camp with Food Allergies (Video and Resources)
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is online. Click for Member Snapshot. March 12, 2015 12:10 PM
Kids With Food Allergies (KFA), a division of the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA), hosted a free educational webinar on March 10, 2015 called Off to Camp with Food Allergies.        The webinar featured Michael...
 
10 Years of Keeping Kids With Food Allergies Safe and Healthy
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is online. Click for Member Snapshot. February 26, 2015 6:25 PM
  It’s hard to believe that Kids With Food Allergies is celebrating its 10th anniversary. We opened our doors on February 28, 2005, offering online support, web-based education and recipe help for families.   Through a merger in...
 
Tips to Safely Celebrate Valentine’s Day with Food Allergies
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is online. Click for Member Snapshot. February 10, 2015 12:43 PM
Ah, Valentine's Day. Is there any other holiday (besides Halloween) more closely linked with candy and dessert? Read on for some tips to make this holiday a safe one for those you love the most, both at home and at school.   AT SCHOOL: Exchanging...
 
Where in the World is My Epinephrine?
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is online. Click for Member Snapshot. January 28, 2015 4:59 PM · 4 comments
Join KFA’s Campaign #WhereInTheWorldIsMyEpinephrine to Show You Are Always Prepared for Anaphylaxis Everywhere You Go     Families need to take all symptoms of an allergic reaction seriously because both mild and severe symptoms can...
 
Can Parents Prevent Their Babies From Developing Food Allergies - Video and Resources
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is online. Click for Member Snapshot. January 15, 2015 12:13 PM
Kids With Food Allergies (KFA), a division of the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, hosted a free educational webinar, “Can Parents Prevent Their Babies From Developing Food Allergies,” on January 13, 2015. It featured pediatric...
 
Tips to Safely Celebrate Thanksgiving with Food Allergies
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is online. Click for Member Snapshot. November 24, 2014 6:29 PM
CELEBRATING AT HOME Thanksgiving is an important time to connect with friends and family and to reflect on all you have to be thankful for. You will need to plan in advance to ensure everyone is safe since the holiday itself centers on the traditional...
 
Food Allergy Nonprofit Featured on The Balancing Act on Lifetime Television
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is online. Click for Member Snapshot. October 27, 2014 12:37 PM
Kids With Food Allergies (KFA), a division of the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, was featured on The Balancing Act ® airing on Lifetime Television ® . The first episode in a series dedicated to spreading food allergies awareness...
 
Spreading Food Allergy Awareness One Teal Pumpkin at a Time
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is online. Click for Member Snapshot. October 17, 2014 3:42 PM · 1 comment
Two years ago when Becky Basalone and her two young sons first painted a pumpkin teal, she had no idea where that little pumpkin would lead. Becky had recently started FACET (Food Allergy Community of East Tennessee), an AAFA-affiliated support group....
 
Non-Food Rewards for Children (New Handout)
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is online. Click for Member Snapshot. October 9, 2014 12:37 PM · 16 comments
The CDC’s Voluntary Guidelines for Managing Food Allergies in Schools and Early Care and Education Programs recommends the “use of non-food incentives for prizes, gifts, and awards.” This practice is also recommended...
 
Tips to Safely Celebrate Halloween at Home and at School (New Handout)
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is online. Click for Member Snapshot. October 9, 2014 12:30 PM
Halloween can be a fun and exciting holiday for children, but it is not without risk for those with food allergies. Families raising children with food allergies need to take extra precautions in order to keep their children safe....
 
 
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