Resources

Food Allergy Research and Education (FARE) is the world’s largest non-profit organization dedicated to food allergy research, education, awareness, and advocacy. Their website is a treasure trove of resources. 

Allergic Living Magazine and website has a wealth of information regarding food allergies, respiratory allergies, asthma and celiac disease.

Gluten Intolerance Group (GIG) has been empowering the gluten-free community through consumer support, advocacy, and education for over four decades.  The local branch of GIG holds monthly support group meetings geared towards adults, but the information can be very useful for parents.

Generation GF Portland provides support and activities for gluten-free kids and families in the Portland metro area. A program of the Gluten Intolerance Group (GIG), Generation GF is designed to build confidence in kids, teens and young adults, and help develop them into the future leaders of our gluten-free community.

Kids With Food Allergies, a division of the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, offers a large online support community and recipe database you can search by which foods you avoid.

Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Connection Team (FAACT) educates, advocates, and raises awareness for all individuals and families affected by food allergies and life-threatening anaphylaxis.

NNMG Food Allergic Families is a Facebook group moderated by two local allergy moms with lots of experience advocating for their children and helping other parents do the same. This is a safe place to ask about local allergists, restaurants, and other places, and to share tips and experiences.

Traveling with Food Allergies knows traveling with food allergies or restrictions is difficult, but not impossible. Travel writer and allergy mom Elizabeth Moreno provides tips for traveling with food restrictions in this series of articles.

Vancouver Allergy Awareness Network (VAAN) is an educational food allergy support group for families located in Vancouver, Washington. Follow VAAN on Facebook to keep up to date on their meetings and events.

And see our Allergy Awareness Tools page for more information on promoting food allergy awareness whenever you have an opportunity.