The Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network’s Walk for Food Allergy 2011 (Find A Walk Near You)

For those of you living with or caring for someone with food allergies, please know that the Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network (FAAN) is one of the best resources out there.  When my son was diagnosed with multiple life-threatening food allergies years ago, FAAN was my only lifeline and it still my go-to resource today!

FAAN has a number of “Walk for Food Allergy” events going on across America this year.  I hope you will take a minute to visit their website and find a walk near you.  I encourage you to walk!  If you can’t, sign up to be a virtual walker…which is fundraising without walking.  All proceeds fund food allergy education, advocacy, and research.

The Houston walk has become a tradition for our family.  We have walked almost every year since my son’s diagnosis.  It is a family-based event that offers great fun such as bounce houses, face painting, balloon animals, snowcones, allergy-friendly food samples and much much more!

Want to find a FAAN Walk for Food Allergy Near You?

HOUSTON WALK FOR FOOD ALLERGY:

Register now to join the 6th Annual FAAN Walk for Food Allergy in Houston.  The Walk will take place on Saturday, September 10, 2011 at Sam Houston Park (1100 Bagby Street in Downtown).  Walk day check-in starts at 8:00 am and the walk will begin at 9:30am.

KPRC Local 2 News Anchor Dominique Sachse inHouston’s Honorary Chair and will be leading the festivities and walking for food allergy.  The Houston Walk’s 2011 Presenting Sponsors include: The Allergy Clinic, H-E-B, KPRC Local 2, Memorial Hermann, Scurlock Foundation, and Texas Children’s Hospital.

Walk veterans can expect some “cool” surprises this year including some “Cool Zones” to help us all beat the Houston heat during the walk!  More announcements will follow in the coming weeks regarding some fabulous new Walk Day activities that are sure to please kids, tweens and teens!

Our goal is to have the Houston Walk for Food Allergy be 2,000 people strong.  We hope to raise more than $170,000 in Houston alone.  Won’t you join us?

Register now for the FAAN Walk for Food Allergy in Houston and beyond:

Houston Get Your Team Name on the Official FAAN T-Shirt Incentive:

Raise $1,000 between now and August 8th and your Team Name will appear on the official FAAN Walk T-Shirt.  Full details available at:

http://www.foodallergywalk.org/site/PageNavigator/tshirt_incentive.html

Follow the Houston Walk Facebook:

To stay current on all the happenings related to the FAAN Walk in Houston, be sure to visit the Walk in Houston’s Facebook page and click the “like” button.  Then be sure to spread the word to friends and family!

Need Help?

If you need help or have questions about the Walk in Houston, email to houstonchair@foodallergy.org

Want to Volunteer?

We love volunteers and always need more.  Anyone interested in volunteering can email to houstonchair@foodallergy.org

*Be sure to REGISTER NOW as there are some email announcements that only go out to registered walkers.

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