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11/20/13 12:14 PM
Kids With Food Allergies (KFA) and the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America hosted a free educational webinar on November 18, 2013 featuring guest speaker Robert A. Wood, MD, chief of Pediatric Allergy and Immunology at Johns Hopkins. Dr....
10/21/13 11:59 AM
Kids With Food Allergies (KFA) hosted a free educational webinar on October 17, 2013 featuring guest speaker David Stukus, Director of the Specialty Asthma Clinic, Nationwide Children's Hospital, and a member of KFA's Medical Advisory Team. Dr. Stukus...
5/24/13 1:44 PM
Kids With Food Allergies Announces Disaster Support for Families and CommunitiesVolunteer Emergency Readiness Committee to Serve People with Asthma and Food Allergies Who are at Higher Risk when Disasters Strike "Disasters often make...
11/20/13 8:00 AM
Kids With Food Allergies (KFA), a division of the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, is asking you to help our fellow families in Illinois who have been burdened, displaced or evacuated due to severe storms and tornadoes. Families who have...
9/17/13 4:53 PM
Kids With Food Allergies (KFA), a division of the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, is asking you once again to help our fellow families in Colorado who have been burdened, displaced or evacuated due to extreme floods. Families who...
11/20/13 8:54 PM
Comment by selenarae
If you're buying items via Amazon.com to send to the shelters, consider using KFA's Amazon Affiliate link! They can earn a small percentage on each purchase, at no additional cost to you. http://www.amazon.com/?tag=kidswithfooda-20
10/15/13 5:30 PM
We have confirmed another food bank that will distribute allergy-friendly foods to families in need in Colorado: ATTN TOM REED ALLERGY-FRIENDLY FOOD COMMUNITY FOOD SHARE 650 S TAYLOR AVE LOUISVILLE, CO 80027 Community Food Share (a member of...
9/19/13 10:31 AM
We apologize for any inconvenience and confusion -- the zip code listed above was wrong. It has now been corrected. Thank you so much for your support.
9/17/13 5:32 PM
If you use this link to Amazon.com to purchase shelf-stable, allergy-friendly foods, about 4% of the purchase price will be given to KFA and can help us with organizing disaster relief efforts and provide support to families in need. ...
9/19/13 2:06 PM
Our Disaster Committee has found another location that will receive donated allergy-friendly and gluten-free foods. They will distribute to several disaster centers in the region. ATTN TONY ALEXIS ALLERGY-FRIENDLY / GLUTEN-FREE...
3/11/15 2:17 PM
Children going to an emergency room for severe allergic reactions received more comprehensive treatment when staff followed formal care guidelines, according to a new study. Specifically, they were more likely to receive epinephrine for...
2/28/14 11:42 AM
Kids With Food Allergies (KFA) , a division of the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America hosted a free educational webinar on February 26, 2014 featuring two of our medical advisors, Michael Pistiner, MD, and Angela Nace, PharmD. They...
7/10/13 8:00 AM
Food Allergy Babysitter and Drop-Off Child Care Form Free! Download, print and use this form created for you by a collaborative effort of Kids With Food Allergies and AllergyHome.org, written by Michael Pistiner, MD, MMSc, edited by John Lee,...
7/10/13 10:25 AM
Comment by LSK
Thanks! We love this resource!
7/11/13 6:03 PM
Comment by Lynda
How confident are you that those caring for your child knows their food allergy management cold? For more info, see http://www.allergyhome.org/han...ves-and-babysitters/
3/2/14 1:18 AM
Comment by TiffanyAC
Thanks for a great webinar! Very informative and helpful. I noticed the babysitting handout shown on one of the last slides wasn't included in your list of links here, I was able to find it on my own, but thought I would point that out in...
3/2/14 4:01 PM
Comment by MAD RN
Thank you so much for this webinar! You answered so many questions for this school nurse, both during your presentation & in the Q & A session! I appreciate the time each of you gave to educate us more about epinephrine &...
3/2/14 4:03 PM
Comment by Kathy P
Thanks for the feedback ladies! I'm glad you both found the webinar and resources helpful. Thanks for noting that that the link for the babysitting handout is not there.
3/2/14 5:50 PM
Comment by melkorey
Here is the link where you can download KFA's Babysitter/Drop-Off form: http://community.kidswithfooda...ivers-camps-and-more
7/7/15 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....