My Nonprofit Reviews
Review for National Foundation for Celiac Awareness, Ambler, PA, USA
My daughter was diagnosed almost 2 years ago with celiac. At the beginning of our journey we had such a mixed bag of emotions... life without her basic core of foods, interpreting labels, at least it is a chronic disease that is controlled by food and not some pharmacological drug that could have long term side effects, and on and on.
Then the reality of cross contamination began for us. Time and again she would become ill from cross contaminated foods or by products that claimed to be gluten free but did not meet our needs. FDA involvement is so much more than a want, it is a desperate need.
This is where NFCA comes in. Our faith and trust in NFCA is 100%. If they back a product you know it is safe. They attend our support group meetings and education seminars. They open communication channels with restaurants so they understand the impact of cross contamination. Their push to get the FDA to establish regulations is nonstop.
My daughter's future gets better and better because of the dedication and continuous work of NFCA.
Supporting NFCA means ensuring the health and wellbeing of celiacs and gluten intolerants throughout the U.S..
I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...
Every aspect of our daily lives.
If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...
Find methods for volunteers to do more grassroots type of campaigns in their neighborhoods.