Kids With Food Allergies Named 2014 Top-Rated Nonprofit

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KIDS WITH FOOD ALLERGIES HONORED AS 2014 TOP-RATED NONPROFIT Award is Based on Online Reviews

 

(WASHINGTON, DC - November 7, 2014) -- Kids With Food Allergies (KFA), a

division of the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA), announced

today that it has been honored with a prestigious award by GreatNonprofits,

the leading provider of user reviews about nonprofit organizations.

 

"We are excited to be named a Top-Rated 2014 Nonprofit," says Lynda

Mitchell, a Vice President at AAFA and Founder of KFA. "We are proud of our

accomplishments this year focused on keeping children with food allergies

safe and healthy."

 

The Top-Rated Nonprofit Award was based on the large number of positive

reviews that KFA received - reviews written by volunteers, donors and

partners. People posted their personal experience with the nonprofit, such

as, "The support and resources at KFA make it possible to be a successful

parent of a kid with food allergies. Sharing the burden with other families

makes it easier to deal with the day-to-day realities. I'm so grateful for

KFA in my life."

 

While the Top-Rated Awards run through the end of October, KFA was part of

the inaugural group to qualify for the year. In addition, KFA will be added

to GreatNonprofits #GivingTuesday Guide - an interactive guide to top

nonprofits. Look for the guide near the holiday season.

 

"Savvy donors want to see the impact of their donations more than ever,"

said Perla Ni, CEO of GreatNonprofits, "People with direct experience with

KFA have voted that the organization is making a real difference."

 

Being on the Top-Rated list gives donors and volunteers more confidence that

this is a credible organization. The reviews by volunteers, clients and

other donors show the on-the-ground results of this nonprofit. This award is

a form of recognition by the community.

 

About KFA

 

Kids With Food Allergies (KFA) is a division of the Asthma and Allergy

Foundation of America. KFA is dedicated to keeping children safe and healthy

through patient education regarding the nutritional implications of managing

allergen-restricted diets, preventing reactions by avoiding allergens and

being prepared to promptly manage and treat allergic reactions. KFA is an

essential part of the food allergy and anaphylaxis community offering free

patient education programs, webinars, an allergy buyers' guide, an

electronic database of allergen-free recipes and more. Most notably, KFA

hosts the largest and most active online food allergy and anaphylaxis

community on its website, a critical platform for parents and caregivers who

want to network with others about raising kids with food allergies and

related diseases. KFA merged to become a division of AAFA in 2013. For more

information, visit www.kidswithfoodallergies.org.

 

About AAFA

 

The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA), a not-for-profit

organization founded in 1953, is the leading patient organization for people

with asthma, allergies and related conditions. AAFA provides practical

information, community based services and support through a national network

of chapters and support groups. AAFA develops health education, organizes

state and national advocacy efforts and funds research to find better

treatments and cures. For more information, visit www.aafa.org.

 

About GreatNonprofits

 

GreatNonprofits is the leading site for donors and volunteers to find

reviews and ratings of nonprofits. Reviews on the site influence 30 million

donation decisions a year. For more information, visit

www.greatnonprofits.org.

 

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CONTACT FOR MEDIA ONLY:

Michele Cassalia

Kids With Food Allergies

Phone: (215) 230-5394

Email: mcassalia@kidswithfoodallergies.org

 

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A Division of the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America
8201 Corporate Drive Suite 1000 Landover, MD 20785
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