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May Food Allergy Awareness Events 

Connect with Kids With Food Allergies in May – online or in person! You are not alone in your family’s journey with food allergies – whether you are newly diagnosed or raising a preteen. Share our awareness messages or come to an event! Follow our blog for up-to-the-minute news and check back here for new additions. And follow us on social media to find us on Twitter chats this month.

  • May 1- 31: Join AAFA as we focus on prevention and treatment of asthma and allergies this month. Share our PSA videos and awareness messages.

  • May 4: National FPIES Awareness Day – We honor those with food protein-induced enterocolitis syndrome.

  • May 12-18: Food Allergy Awareness Week (FAAW) – Nearly 6 million children and over 26 million adults in the U.S. have food allergies. This year, our focus is on raising awareness about how food allergies are more than just a physical condition and they impact every aspect of life. But it doesn't have to define you. Together, we can work to overcome the challenges and burdens of food allergies – in ways both big and small. 

  • May 15, 12 pm ET - #foodallergy101 Twitter Chat co-hosted by @AAFANational and @AAAAI_org

  • May 19-25: National Eosinophil Awareness Week – Learn more about eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE)

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