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Valentine

FAACT Believes in Love without Limits

by Caroline Moassessi, FAACT Vice-President of Community Relations Love: four simple letters translate in the one thing humans give, receive, and spread to their communities. Within our own FAACT community, we express

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Brennan

Meet FAACT’s Teal Love Spotlight Contest Winner

Meet FAACT’s Teal Love Spotlight Contest Winner, Brennan from California Wise beyond his 12 years of life, Brennan, lit up the room as he sat with mom, food allergy advocate, Shannon, and shared his food allergy

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Emma S.

Why Camp TAG Is the Key to Confidence

by Emma Sorrentino, Camp TAG Teen Counselor I can very vividly remember all the days I sat alone at the peanut-free table in elementary school, but more specifically, I vividly remember the feeling of being isolated

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Linda Menighan

FAACT Welcomes New Member to the Leadership Team

Linda MenighanVice President of Programs In 2002, my 10-month-old daughter, Bailey, experienced the first of what turned out to be multiple, life-threatening allergic reactions to food. We had invited some friends over

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Getting to Know OWYN: Going the Extra Mile

Getting to Know OWYN: Going the Extra Mile

by Caroline Moassessi, OWYN Consultant "No one fully understands unless you live and breathe it yourself," Amy Feuerstein, shared, "you just can't have a little." A sentiment she remembered explaining to well-meaning

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Finding Support for Managing Food Allergies

Finding Support for Managing Food Allergies

by Stacey Stratton, FAACT’s Director of Publications When it comes to managing food allergies, there are a few areas you might feel you need some extra support. Here are just three, of the many areas where

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My Camp TAG Experience

My Camp TAG Experience

When my Mom told me about Camp TAG in Big Bear, California, I was excited to go to a summer camp where my worries about my food allergies wouldn’t go to camp with me. On my first day at camp, I met many new and

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What Camp TAG Means to Me

What Camp TAG Means to Me

As I ended my fifth year at Camp TAG, three of my campers ran up behind me to give me a hug. “See you next year, Emery!” one girl shouted as we embraced. I smiled, because a year wouldn’t really be

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