Support / Assistance

AFAA’s support includes bringing people together through safe & empowering activities and meetings organized throughout the year, and online and material resources:

  • Food Allergy Awareness Walk
  • AFAA Camp – the first U.S. camp for food allergic kids and their families (day & overnight) & AFAA Camp Teen Assistant Program
  • Marching unit in Food-free Independence Day parade
  • Food-safe Twins, Saints, Timberwolves, and Lynx sporting sections
  • Halloween Allergy-Free Zone at Mall of America’s "World's Largest Indoor Trick-or-Treating" event
  • Family Concert (Benefit Concert & Silent Auction)
  • Children’s Playdates
  • Pizza Night
  • Miniature Train Night
  • Development of Support Groups and Support Group Meetings
  • Buddy System (mentoring newly diagnosed families)
  • Resources for families, schools, restaurants, med. professionals

Some of AFAA's educational programs also serve as support activities:

  • Annual Food Allergy Conference & Expo with leading food allergy presenters, professional training, and exhibitors from numerous companies
  • Seminars & Resource Fairs in northern and southern Minnesota
  • Food Allergy E-Magazine
  • Facebook Q&As with physicians and other experts