Food allergy awareness week words with various allergen type foods in the background

Join Allergy & Asthma Network May 12 – 18, 2024 for Food Allergy Awareness Week (FAAW) to raise awareness and foster support for people with food allergies. Here are 8 ways you can help:

  1. Share Your Story: Share your experience with food allergies on social media using the hashtag #FAAW – tag us @AllergyAsthmaHQ. If you tag us, we will reshare it on our social media accounts!
  2. Become a Food Allergy Patient Expert: Use this week to learn all you can about food allergies. You can learn about the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of food allergies. You can also learn about the different types of food allergies and how they can affect people differently.
  3. Take Action: Use your voice and get involved by advocating for the EpiPen Act to help bring greater access to this life-saving medication by making it affordable for those living with severe allergies!
  4. Be Prepared: Learn how to properly use an epinephrine auto injector if you or someone you know has a life-threatening allergic reaction. Remember: Epi-First and Epi-Fast!
  5. Go Viral: Use our May Awareness Month Toolkit to find shareable graphics and images for social media related to Food Allergy Awareness Week and more.
  6. Master Food Label Reading: Label reading can be tricky. Understanding the basics can help you identify foods that you can safely eat. Learn what to check for!
  7. Register for our Latest Food Allergy Webinar: Learn about new treatment options and current approaches for food allergy management with our upcoming Advances in Allergy & Asthma webinar happening on May 2nd, “Food Allergy: Current Approaches Toward Individualized Management.” Seeing this after May 2nd? Watch the recording!
  8. Share Resources: Learn about food insecurity and why it is more common in people with food allergies. Find out about nationwide and local food pantries, food banks and other nutrition assistance resources and share the information in your community.
  9. Support Allergy & Asthma Network: Show your support for asthma and allergy outreach, education, advocacy and research by making a donation, becoming an advocate, or volunteering your time. Help us continue our important work of raising awareness about food allergies, advocating for those who are affected, and supporting research to find a cure.
  10. Register or Watch the Recording for our Addressing Barriers in Food Allergies and Empowering the Black Community session as part of our Black People Like Me Virtual Conference Series happening on May 13th! Watch the recording after May 13th.

Make sure to keep sharing, advocating and raising awareness for people living with asthma, allergies, and related conditions. Check out “14 Ways to Celebrate Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month” to find more ways to celebrate all month long.

We appreciate you celebrating and raising awareness for Food Allergy Awareness Week!