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Headlines with KFA in the News:

February 2011

On Valentine's Day, Parents And Schools Cope With Student Food Allergies
At Troy Hills Elementary School, the district's only "nut-free'' grade school, there's a lengthy list of food that is not allowed to be brought into the building including cake, cupcakes, cookies, Dunkin' Donuts, Munchkins, M&Ms and granola bars. 

December 2010 selects KFA's Facebook page as one of its 50 Best Facebook Pages for Parents for 2010
KFA FaceBook #50

October 2010
Family Speaks Out on Rare Child Food Allergies
Family looks to KFA for support in dealing with her child's rare food allergy condition

September 2010
All Star: Comfort Food

A Doylestown mother provides help and support for families dealing with food allergies

September 2010
The Philadelphia Inquirer
A Day For Children With Food Allergies

Family-Fun Expo and Dance-a-Thon in North Wales. Canadian singer Kyle Dine will perform a puppet show and sing his original songs to educate and empower those living with food allergies.

September 2010
September Babytalk Magazine
What's Up With the Food Allergies

August 2010
Fundraising Meets Facebook

Three local nonprofits took to the social media website to help win $20,000 grants from the Chase Community Giving campaign.

June 2010
St. Petersburg Times
Simple Treatments Help Boy's Severe Eczema

Upon receiving recommendations from fellow members, a KFA member travels to National Jewish Health to receive treatment for her son's severe eczema and food allergies.

June 2010
QSR Magazine
Restaurants Keep Customer Food Allergies and Intolerances in Mind

A restaurant industry magazine tackles the issue of food allergies and how to keep customers safe.

June 2010
Build an Authentic, Valuable Online Community

KFA's online community is showcased in this how-to guide for successful communities: “Unlike lively debate communities, the Kids with Food Allergies message board has grown in the absence of conflict because—as with many medical support forums—its membership is based upon the bond of shared difficulties, as well as the desire to help the newly diagnosed...”

May 2010
New York Times
Food Allergies Take a Toll on Families and Finances

KFA provides tips on finding the least expensive specialty products, along with providing hundreds of allergy-free recipes you can make at home.

May 2010
Study: Food Allergy Guidelines Needed; Overdiagnosis Common with Skin, Blood Testing

Lynda Mitchell, KFA President and CEO, and Todd Green, MD, and Chair of KFA's Medical Advisory Team, provide insight on food allergies being overdiagnosed.

October 2009
Philadelphia Business Journal
Good Works: Corporate Philanthropy Around the Region

"Allergy Relief: Kids With Food Allergies, a national nonprofit based in Doylestown, paired up with Whole Foods Market in North Wales to sponsor the Kids With Food Allergies Family Fun Outdoor Expo on Sept. 13. Nearly two-dozen businesses handed out samples of allergy friendly foods to more than 500 attendants. There was helpful information about allergies, a children’s dance-a-thon and an appearance by PBS Kids’ character Arthur."

February 2009
Salisbury Post
Allergies Play Havoc with Young Boy, Those Around Him

"Seth had just turned 1 when Rory joined a Web site called, which has been very helpful and connected her with other parents of children going through similar issues."

Page last updated 02/21/2011

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