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Real Stories

Enjoy stories and messages from grant recipients, volunteers, donors and staff.

Everyday Heroes

Member Spotlight

Dawn Jackson Blatner Gives Back!

“I support the Foundation with my time and resources because we all win in a thriving profession. The Foundation has programs that impact students, professionals, kids, communities and the profession as a whole!”

Dawn Jackson Blatner, […]

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Foundation News

May Monthly Message

Thank You For This Tremendous Opportunity! I have been honored to serve as your Academy Foundation Chair for the last two years. First and […]

April Monthly Message

How Our Next Generation Can Get Involved I recently had the opportunity to attend the Illinois Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Annual Meeting as a […]

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Foundation Videos

Kids Eat Right is an initiative childhood obesity prevention efforts.

The Academy Foundation is your Foundation. We invest in our members to help them improve the lives of kids, families and other members every day.

A video featuring Janice Giddens, MS, RDN, LD, and her projects and program, including Gardens for Health International.

Childhood hunger remains at a record high. Help raise awareness about nutrition and food insecurity.

A video featuring Tatyana Yousef El-Kour, MS, RDN, FAND and Marie Spiker, MSPH, RD, recipients of a Foundation fellowship and scholarship.

A video showcasing Foundation scholarship and fellowship recipient Lauren Au, Phd, RDN, who works in the field of nutrition policy.

The Foundation has provided essential funding to thousands of dietetic students.

USA Women’s Hockey Silver Medalist Hilary Knight points to the importance of nutrition and exercise in helping kids eat right and perform at their best in school and sports.

A partnership between the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation, the General Mills Foundation and the President’s Challenge.

The Academy Foundation’s Kids Eat Right Initiative gives RDNs additional resources to educate children and families about shopping smart, cooking healthy and eating right.

Learn about what past Foundation scholarship recipients have achieved in their career since receiving a scholarship.

A video highlighting the Kides Eat Right and Future of Food programs from the Foundation.

The Academy Foundation is the Foundation of your profession.