Food Allergy Association of Wisconsin, Inc.
June 4, 2011
FAAW has been an incredible resource to families with food allergies. We've been a member for 5 years; it was the first place we went when our child was diagnosed with a peanut allergy. The group is informative, friendly, and supportive. Their annual walk helps raise community awareness. Plus, they have been instrumental in getting local sports to have allergy friendly games so that our food allergic children can attend the same special events as their peers without fear.
I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...
making a difference. Our family has attended several annual walks, and I have people come up to me saying they didn't know about allergies until the group was featured on the news. We also received EpiPen training. We received a ton of support for all the changes our family had to make--from restaurant and home food choices/reading labels to dealing with family members who were not as receptive to our changing needs.
Ways to make it better...
If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...
Client Served & I have received resources from the group: doctors information, EpiPen procedure, food label laws, community awareness.