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Facebook Live – Parenting + Food Allergies: The Social, Emotional and Financial Impact on Families


Join Deva Dalporto of MyLifeSuckers and Kenneth Mendez, CEO and president of the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA), for a Facebook Live discussion about parent insights on the social, emotional and financial impact of food allergies. Also get helpful Halloween safety tips for parents of kids with food allergies! (Kids With Food Allergies is a division of AAFA.)

When: Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019, at 2-2:30 pm ET

Where: MyLifeSuckers Facebook page. You can watch the session live or later from your computer, iOS or Android.

RSVP: On our Facebook Event to get a reminder when this event will start. Then visit the MyLifeSuckers Facebook page for the live stream and discussion.

Deva and Kenneth will discuss:

  • What parents of children with food allergies are saying about the financial, social and emotional burden

  • The prevalence of food allergies in kids, new research and new potential treatments

  • How parents can use their voice to impact policy change on food allergies

  • How parents can keep their kids safe during Halloween parties and trick-or-treating

They will also take your questions LIVE! Join the session and post your question in the comments during the Facebook Live or submit your questions before the chat to

Join our community to connect with other parents raising kids with food allergies, learn about clinical trials and share recipes. Our community also provides an opportunity to connect with other families for one-on-one support.


Kids With Food Allergies (KFA) is a division of the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA). AAFA is the largest and oldest nonprofit patient organization dedicated to asthma and allergies. KFA educates families and communities with practical food allergy management strategies to save lives and improve the quality of life for children and their families. Our online community includes public blogs. To post a comment, you will need to register or sign in. Registered members have access to additional specialized support forums for food allergies. Registration is free!

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Kids With Food Allergies
A Division of the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America
1235 South Clark Street Suite 305, Arlington, VA 22202
Phone: 1-800-7-ASTHMA (1.800.727.8462)
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