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The Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Connection Team (FAACT) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to increasing education about food allergies and anaphylaxis and enhancing the safety of children and adults worldwide affected by food allergies and anaphylaxis.

By supporting FAACT, you are supporting FAACT’s mission to educate, advocate, and raise awareness for individuals and families affected by food allergies and life-threatening anaphylaxis. You are supporting the 15 million Americans who have food allergies – 6 million of whom are children. You are connecting with other people who “live it” and “get it.” You are providing individuals and families with access to educational materials, advocacy resources, and much more. Most importantly, you are a part of the FAACT Family!

If you prefer to donate by check, please make the check payable to FAACT. Mail to:
FAACT
P.O. Box 511
West Chester, OH 45071

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Celebrating FAACT's 5th Year Serving and Supporting the Food Allergy Community!

In honor of Food Allergy Awareness Week (May 13th-19th) and our milestone 5th Anniversary, FAACT is organizing a Gimme 5 fundraising campaign so that we may continue to serve our community and provide free educational materials to those in need.

The campaign is simple.

Help us reach our goal of $5,000! We are asking that you commit to donating $5.00 to FAACT and challenge your friends, neighbors, family and colleagues to do the same during the entire month of May - Food Allergy Awareness Month. Once you have collected your donations, you can mail a check directly in to FAACT headquarters or you can make a secure credit card donation on our site at: https://www.FoodAllergyAwareness.org/donate/.

The participant or family that raises the most money exceeding $500 will win a FAACT gift pack, a $50 Walmart or Amazon gift card AND ONE FREE registration to Camp TAG in Ohio or New Jersey OR TWO FREE registrations to attend FAACT’s Teen Retreat in Cincinnati this October.

We are so honored to be the voice of food allergies and a resource guide for those living with the daily struggle of being safe. Please consider making a donation to FAACT today so that we can continue to fulfill our mission and continue to be the voice of food allergies.

Click here to download our Gimme 5 Flyer to help you get started and spread the word! Share with family and friends!

Kroger Rewards Program Supports FAACT

You can help FAACT by doing something we all do all the time, grocery shopping! Every time you shop Kroger and use your Plus Card, you can help raise money to create additional education materials, advocate for our community, and continue to raise awareness for those living with life-threatening food allergies.

To enroll in Kroger Community Rewards®, sign up with your Plus Card by visiting https://customer.kroger.com/enroll and selecting FAACT upon enrollment.

FAACT is currently enrolled in Ohio, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, and Texas with more to come.

For instructions on how to register your card, read below: 

Kroger Community Rewards – Customer Instructions
A Digital Account is needed in order to participate in Kroger Community Rewards. If you already have a Digital Account, then please skip to the section named ‘Selecting an Organization’.

How to Register a Digital Account
Creating a digital account is as simple as 1,2,3! Simply visit www.kroger.com or download the Kroger mobile application from the appropriate app store for your device and follow these directions:

1.      Select the ‘Register’ button.
2.      Enter your information.
3.      Select ‘Create Account’.

Please make sure that you add your card number or create a virtual card number while registering your Digital Account. 

This is required for the Community Rewards program so that your transactions apply towards the program.

Selecting an Organization
Selecting the organization that you wish to support is as simple updating the Community Rewards selection on your Digital Account:

·        Sign into your Digital Account (if you haven’t already).
·        Select ‘My Account’.
·        Scroll down to the ‘Community Rewards’ section of your account page.
·        Select ‘Enroll Now’ or ‘Edit’.
·        Enter “Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Connection Team” as the organization you wish to support or our NPO number 53308.
·        Select FAACT from the list and click on ‘Save’.

FAACT will now display in the Community Rewards section of your account page.

Any transactions moving forward using the card number associated with your digital account will be applied to the program.

It takes approximately 10 days for the Community Rewards total to begin displaying on your receipt.

Viewing your Rewards Details
Wondering how much you’ve earned towards your selected organization? You may view the total earned during the last quarter by following these instructions:

·        Sign into your Digital Account (if you haven’t already).
·        Select ‘My Account’.
·        Scroll down to the ‘Community Rewards’ section.
·        The amount earned will be listed as ‘Last Quarter Kroger Donation’.

Additional Details
You must present your Kroger Plus Card or provide your Alternate ID at the register during the transaction in order for it to count towards the program.

Organization selections must be renewed once a year, during the month of August. Simply follow the instructions detailed in the ‘Selecting an Organization’ section in order to maintain or update your selected organization.

Need Help?

If you have any further questions or concerns, please contact our Digital Customer Service line at 1-866-221-4141.

Thank you for participating in the Kroger Community Rewards program and for supporting FAACT!

Bravelets Bracelets Raise Awareness with FAACT!

Bravelets bracelets are more than just something to wear on your wrist. All Bravelets jewelry and accessories are symbols of hope, strength and courage. They are designed to help you be brave in the toughest of times.

The triangle is the strongest geometric shape. Bravelets jewelry is made to help you be strong and brave in tough situations. Therefore, Bravelets and triangles are a perfect pair. The triangle is incorporated not only into the Bravelets logo, but also in every item’s design. Plain and simple, the triangle represents strength, just like Bravelets.

Bravelets is giving back to FAACT, and the fundraiser will be ongoing! Order your Bravelet today in time for Food Allergy Awareness Month – and 25% of your purchase will be donated to FAACT.

Thank you for supporting Be Brave and our “KnowTheFAACTs” about Food Allergies fundraiser!

Click here to place your order today!

Rei of Light Jewelry Designs Gives Back to FAACT

Rei of Light Jewelry Designs, based in Encinitas California, offers an eclectic mix of beautifully handcrafted jewelry comprised of unique gemstones, crystals and earth elements.

We have a beautiful way to raise awareness about food allergies and support FAACT. Rei of Light Jewelry Designs has created a unique jewelry collection which represents food allergy awareness. The Empowerment Collection offers an elegant yet simplistic necklace and sparkling earrings of teal quartz crystal designed for everyday wear. All of the jewelry in the Empowerment Collection is available in sterling silver and gold filled chain and wire. Designer Brenda McDermott, who has a passion for making healing jewelry, explains that quartz crystal provides protection to the wearer along with healing properties to fortify and strengthen all systems of the body. 

Order your “Empowerment” jewelry today from Rei of Light Jewelry Designs and 25 percent of the proceeds from this original piece will go directly to FAACT. Wear it proudly to show your support or give it as a unique and restorative gift.

Visit Rei of Light Jewelry Designs Web site and place your order today!

About the Designer:
Brenda believes in the healing properties of crystals and gemstones which instills her passion for creating beautiful, one-of-a-kind pieces of jewelry. It is her hope that each Empowerment Necklace brings joy, positive light and protection to the wearer and that she can infuse a source of healing and positive light into our organization. Her passion for educating and supporting those with food allergies is a perfect fit for our mission and objectives.

From childhood Brenda suffered from various ailments not knowing they were food allergy related. Everything from asthma, allergies, sinus problems, GI issues, sleep disturbance, skin problems, joint pain, and the list goes on. She didn’t discover until her late 30's that she had severe gluten and dairy intolerances. In conjunction with changing her diet, she found significant healing through the use of crystals. Brenda has made it her mission to mentor others going through the process of changing their diet and environment.

Vehicle Donation to Any Charity (V-DAC)

Vehicle Donation to Any Charity (V-DAC) Gives Back to FAACT

FAACT is now registered with the group Vehicle Donation to Any Charity (V-DAC), which makes vehicle donation fast, easy, and safe for donors. If you have a car, truck, or other vehicle – running or not – that you would like to donate, everything you need to know can be found on V-DAC’s Web site, including a quick overview chart on the How it Works page.

If you have an old vehicle you want to donate to charity, consider donating the vehicle to FAACT. We greatly appreciate your support.

FAACT is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit. Your patron gift is 100% tax-deductible. FAACT’s Tax/EIN ID is #46-3893409.