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National Foundation for Celiac Awareness

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Nonprofit Overview

Mission: NFCA aims to increase detection and diagnosis of celiac disease and improve quality of life for individuals and families following the gluten-free lifestyle.

Results: NFCA has increased the availability and accessibility of gluten-free options in grocery stores, trains restaurants in proper gluten-free food preparation and launched a free continuing medical education program (www.CeliacCMECentral.com) to teach primary care physicians how to detect, diagnosis and treat celiac disease - the first of its kind.

Geographic areas served: Nationwide

Programs: Celiac CME - www.CeliacCMECentral.com), GREAT programs (gluten-free training) - www.CeliacLearning.com, GREAT Business Association (manufacturing group supporting best practices) - GREAT@celiaccentral.org.

Community Stories

4 Stories from Volunteers, Donors & Supporters

Pat R.

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

My daughter was diagnosed in February 2011. NFCA has been a great resource for our entire family. I love all the information available on their website, it's really the place to find any answer to questions about celiac disease.

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

NFCA has been a wonderful resource for me even when I was on the path to being diagnosed with Celiac. The strides they are making in providing new and updated information to myself, and others is invaluable. I am constantly referring others I come across to this site as the "go-to" place for any information on the disease itself and going gluten-free.

Kristen T.

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

When I couldn't find out what was wrong I was told to follow them on FB. Their advice and knowledge is above and beyind what I expected.

Dorothy K.

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

The National Foundation for Celiac Awareness is an amazing organization which fulfills the needs of anyone in search of accurate, up to date information pertaining to celiac disease and gluten intolerance. The NFAC is completely dedicated to improving the quality of life for celiac persons by spreading awareness throughout the nation. Their website is filled with a wide range of information and very user friendly. The NFAC is highly regarded by the celiac community and others with food allergies including myself!