KFA Wins About.com 2012 Reader's Choice Award for Best Online Food Allergy Support

Kids With Food Allergies Foundation Wins About.com 2012 Readers' Choice Award for Best Online Food Allergy Support


The Foundation Offers the Nation's Largest Online Support Community for Families Raising Children with Food Allergies


DOYLESTOWN, Pa., April 3, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Kids With Food Allergies Foundation (KFA), a national charity dedicated to keeping children with food allergies healthy and safe by educating and supporting their families, today announced that it has been selected as the About.com 2012 Readers' Choice Award winner for best online food allergy support. Now in its fifth year, the About.com Readers' Choice Awards honor the best products, features and services across more than a dozen categories, ranging from technology to hobbies to parenting and more, as selected by its readers.


"This year's Readers' Choice Awards program had a record number of nominations submitted across dozens of categories and featured hundreds of finalists," said Margot Weiss, managing editor, About.com. "We are thankful to all our readers for their participation and congratulate Kids With Food Allergies Foundation on their success."

"Kids With Food Allergies Foundation's flagship program is our online support community," says Lynda Mitchell, President of the Foundation. "The About.com Reader's Choice Awards gave our online supporters, as well as their friends and family, an opportunity to cast votes to select KFA as the best organization for online food allergy support. We are very grateful to our supporters as well as to About.com for awarding us with this recognition."


To view the Best Online Food Allergy Support Website award and all award winners, please visit http://awards.about.com.


About the Kids With Food Allergies Foundation (KFA)
Founded in 2005 as a charity, Kids With Food Allergies Foundation is a growing national nonprofit organization dedicated to providing day-to-day support to families raising children with food allergies.  More than 28,000 individuals and families rely on KFA to help them keep their food allergic children safe and healthy.  KFA's substantial offerings include the nation's largest online and mobile health community offering support, information sharing and food/cooking help.  KFA also features an extensive collection of education materials carefully edited by a multidisciplinary medical advisory team for accuracy and completeness. Further, many families rely on the database of 1,200 "allergy-friendly" recipes for everyday cooking as well as planning for holidays and special events. To learn more about Kids With Food Allergies Foundation and the resources available, please visit: http://www.kidswithfoodallergies.org.


About The About Group
The About Group comprises the Web sites About.com, ConsumerSearch.com and CalorieCount.com. About.com is a valuable platform for content that helps users solve the large and small needs of everyday life. ConsumerSearch.com analyzes expert and user-generated consumer product reviews and recommends the best products to purchase based on the findings. CalorieCount.com is an online resource that helps users solve the everyday challenges of losing weight and living a healthy lifestyle.

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Media Contact: Lynda Mitchell of Kids With Food Allergies Foundation, 215-230-5394, lmitchell@kidswithfoodallergies.org

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A Division of the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America
4259 W Swamp Rd, Suite 408, Doylestown, PA 18902
Phone: 215.230.5394 | Fax: 215.340.7674