Food Allergy Awareness Week is May 13th – May 19th 2012, and this week you can find a host of activities focusing on bringing education and awareness to food allergies, a potential life threatening medical condition.
Some of this week’s Food Allergy Awareness activites include:
Free Resources from FAAN
Raising Awareness, Making an Impact
Visit FAAN’s Raising Awareness, Making an Impact webpage to find additional suggestions for raising awareness using the resources FAAN provides. Every act that raises awareness during Food Allergy Awareness Week makes an impact.
FAAW Twitter Party
Join Jennifer B of Food Allergy Buzz on Twitter Tuesday, May 15, 2012 at 8:00 PM for the Food Allergy Awareness Week Twitter Party.
This is a fantastic opportunity to connect with others in the online food allergy community LIVE! Exchange food allergy tips, learn from other food allergy friends, and maybe even win a food allergy prize from one of the party’s sponsors.
In order to take part in the Twitter party and be eligible for a prize, you will need to RSVP here.
Click here for tips on attending the #FAAW twitter party provided by Food Allergy Buzz.
Food Allergy Awareness Week Discounts
Sweet Alexis – Dairy Free, Egg Free, Peanut Free, Tree Nut Free
Free Shipping on All Orders during Food Allergy Awareness Week.
Peanut Free Planet – 25% off Dakota Gourmet Honey Roasted Sunflower Seeds 1oz Size with coupon code DGHRS25
The Eczema Company – 15% off all tree nut free products until 5/19/12.
Food Allergy Awareness Week Giveaways
Lauren’s Hope Medical IDs giveaway via The Nut-Free Mom Blog.
The Bugybops: Friends for all Time book giveaway via The BugaBees.
Lunch Box Start-up Giveaway and Allergy Friendly Foods via Keeley McGuire.
Olli Pocket Wind Breaker (Allergy Aware Apperal for Kids) via Life, Gluten Free.
Upload a picture of your child to represent the “Faces of Food Allergies” and you could win a gift from MedicAlert Foundation, Surf Sweets Organic Gummy Candy, Peanut Free Planet, or Allergen-Free Baker via Kids With Food Allergies Foundation. (Note: This giveaway is for KFA members only).
NEW!!! Win 30 of the individual snack bags of Gluten Free Mini Vanilla Cookies that are PF/TNF/DF/EF/Wheat F/Vegan and Kosher, 30 Official Junior Detective Chekit cards, and an Allergy Friendly Foods Only Poster! via Allerrific. (Note: This giveaway is on the Facebook page and you must have a FB account and ‘like’ their page to enter.)
NEW!!! FREE TASTERIE SAMPLES that are Peanut and TreeNut FREE! via Tasterie (Note: This giveaway is on Twitter and requires a Twitter account and participation to enter.)
If you have an article, event, discount or giveaway you would like featured in conjunction with Food Allergy Awareness Week, please leave me a comment. I will be happy to add it.
Image courtesy of FAAN.