FOOD ALLERGY ASSOCIATION OF WISCONSIN, INC.

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2722 Union Street • Madison, WI 53704 • (608) 575-9535 • info@foodallergywis.org

     The volunteer group is made up of over 350 adults and families who are all

     living with severe and life threatening food allergies. Established in 2007, we
   provide chapter meetings, awareness, training, support and Allergen Friendly Events.
  We connect families and adults living with food allergies in the Madison and
surrounding areas.

 

Welcome to the Madison Chapter

Events

Meetings are held at Holy Cross Lutheran School, 2670 Milwaukee Street - Madison, WI at 6:30 pm.  Some meetings may be held at other locations.   Allergen Friendly Events are also held during the year.  See Google Calendar below for specific dates, locations and map.  Past meeting topics and events listed at the bottom of this page.  Click here for membership information. 
All ages welcome, but there is no child care available at Chapter meetings.

Contact: President, Sheree' Godwin (See bio -Winner of  the 2012 Mariel C. Furlong Award for Making a Difference for the category of Community Service) at (608) 575-9535 or sheree@foodallergywis.org for further information.

 

 See our Facebook Page for allergy information and FAAW event updates!
 

      

 

9th Annual Food Allergy Awareness Walk

1.5 paved mile (wagon and stroller friendly) walk

Saturday, August 2, 2014

Honorary Chair:  John Stofflet, NBC -15 Anchor


9:00 am   Registration (pre-registration will be available) - it is free.

10:30 am    Official Walk Time

Warner Park

2930 N Sherman Ave

Madison, WI

Kids activities
Face Painting
Silent Auction
 Allergy Friendly Vendors

A great way to meet other food allergy families!

Can't be at the walk - be a virtual walker.
 

FAQ

 

2014 Walk Brochure
 

Pre-register ( you may also register the day of the walk),
Create a fundraising page, or be a Virtual Walker (if you can't be at the walk):

http://www.firstgiving.com/foodallergywis/2014-foodallergy-awareness-walk

Donate directly to the walk go to the Donate button
or find an existing walk/team/page - go to Supporters:

http://www.firstgiving.com/foodallergywis/2014-foodallergy-awareness-walk

or
Make a donation directly to FAAW

Click here -http://www.foodallergywis.org/donations.html




Consider a Corporate Match Donation - FAAW is a non-profit 501(c)3. 
Check with your employer to see if they offer matching donations.



Questions - Contact  Sheree Godwin at  sheree@foodallergywis.org
 

Click here to see photos from 2013 walk.

Funds raised from the walk are used for educational and awareness programs in the state of Wisconsin. 
FAAW is operated by volunteers and this is our main fundraiser to support our organization.


Volunteers / help with the walk:

* Walk Set up (7:30 am - 8:30 am)
* Registration ( 9:00 am - 10:30 am)
* Silent Auction ( 9:00 am - 10:30 am)
* Check point ( 10:30 - 11:30 am)
* Clean up ( 11:30am - 12:30 pm)
* Games ( 9:00 am - 10:30 am)
Contact Sheree' Godwin at sheree@foodallergywis.org
 

Thanks to our sponsors below!
 

Presenting Sponsors:









 

Diamond Sponsor:

 

 

Gold Sponsors:






UW HEALTH and UNITY HEALTH INSURANCE


HOLY CROSS LUTHERAN SCHOOL


Other:

MELANIE PERTTUNEN -TUPPEWARE
 

 

Inkind Donations:


GREEN BAY PACKERS
2013 Football signed by players and staff - Silent Auction Item



NAMASTE

ALLERBLING


More to be listed.


 

 

 

  
                            

 




 

Click here for a list of 2014 Allergy Friendly Baseball games.   

Past Events

Food Allergy Resource Fair

Food Allergy Walk

Fall Carnival

UW Women's Allergy Friendly Hockey Game

Mallards Allergy Friendly Baseball Game

See Photos

 Click here to see Channel 3000 video for the Mallards Game.


 


 

 




 2013 Events - A big thanks to our volunteers for planning the events and meetings!  See Madison Event Photos.  See the THANK YOU PAGE to see who has helped FAAW be a success!
 
 

Past Meeting Topics

  • School Food Allergy Action
    Plan Discussion

     
  • Tips for Living with Eczema
     
  • Green Cleaning
     
  • Asthma and Research Studies
     
  • Highlights of the FAAN Conference
     
  • Food Allergy Basics and
    Diagnostic Tests
     
  • How Parents, Foodservice, School Nurses and Administration Can
    Work Together
  • Food Allergy Anaphylaxis and Treatment Plan

 

  • Recipes, Reading Labels, Food Samples and Cooking With Food Allergies

 

  • The Legal Rights of Kids With Food Allergies and 504 Plans

 

  • Food Allergies and Research Studies
 
  • Dealing With Stress and Anxiety of a Food Allergy Diagnosis
 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

We are a 501 (c)(3) registered nonprofit organization operated by volunteers.

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