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Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America

National. 100+ affiliated groups and 9 chapters. Founded 1953. Serves persons with asthma and allergic diseases through the support of research, patient and public education. Newsletter andsupport/education groups. Assistance in starting and maintaining groups. Books, videos and other educational resources.
Write:
Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America
8201 Corporate Dr., Ste 1000
Landover, MD 20785
Voice: 1-800-727-8462 (Mon.-Fri., 10am-3pm EST)
Website: http://www.aafa.org
E-mail: info@aafa.org
Verified: 8/14/2012

Kids with Food Allergies

National. Specializes in day-to-day support for families. Offers a wide range of practical food allergy educational tools, online support community, e-newsletter, recioes and allergy alerts.
Write:
Kids with Food Allergies
73 Old Dublin Pike, Suite 10, #163
Doylestown, PA 18901
Voice: 215-230-5394
Fax: 215-340-7674
Website: http://www.kidswithfoodallergies.org
Verified: 7/31/2012

Kids with Food Allergies Foundation

Online. Offers support for families raising children with food allergies, practical food allergy management information, and more than 1,000 recipes searchable by allergens one needs to avoid.
Website: http://www.community.kidswithfoodallergies.org
E-mail: info@kidswithfoodallergies.org
Verified: 7/26/2012

The Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Network (FAAN)

National network. 30 groups. Founded 1991. Mission is to increase public awareness about food allergies and anaphylaxis, a severe allergic reaction that is rapid in onset and may cause death. Provides advocacy and education, advance research on behalf of all those affected by food allergies and anaphylaxis. Information and referrals, conferences, literature, phone support, teen and children support, booklets, newsletters and educational videos. Guidelines available for starting similar groups.
Write:
FAAN
11781 Lee Jackson Highway #160
Fairfax, VA 22033
Voice: 1-800-929-4040 or 703-691-3179 (Mon.-Thurs., 9am-5:00pm; Fri., 9am-1:30pm EST)
Fax: 703-690-6598
Website: http://www.foodallergy.org/page/support-groups-lookup or http://www.faanteen.org (teens) or http://www.faankids.org (kids)
E-mail: faan@foodallergy.org
Verified: 7/26/2012

TerrificKidsWFA

Online. 701 members. Founded 2002. Support for parents, family and friends of children that have food allergies or food sensitivities. Share stories, recipes, advice and alerts of certain foods that might have hidden ingredients in them.
Website: http://health.groups.yahoo.com/group/terrifickidswfa
E-mail: TerrificKidsWFA-owner@yahoogroups.com
Verified: 7/2/2012

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