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Real Stories

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

Everyday Heroes

Member Spotlight

Dietetic Student Holds Fundraiser on Campus

On May 3, Keshia Okorie, a senior dietetic student and President of the Health and Nutrition Science Club at Brooklyn College (NY), held a free yoga event on campus, led by a certified yoga instructor, […]

Volunteer Spotlight: Christina Gayheart

West Virginia Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Raises Dollars and Awareness for the Academy Foundation with the Help of Christina Gayheart!

When Christina Gayheart was asked to be the

Member Donor Spotlight: Amy Myrdal Miller

Academy Leader and Foundation Volunteer Who Sees the Need First Hand

“I loved serving on the Academy Foundation Research Committee, but I was always heartbroken when we would review and score proposals for Foundation grants and […]

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Foundation News

March Monthly Message

Welcome to National Nutrition Month! Each March, the Academy provides you with tremendous resources to help you promote the importance of making informed food choices, […]

February Monthly Message

We Love Our Volunteers and Donors

The month of February and Valentine’s Day go hand-in-hand and is a great opportunity to recognize all the people […]

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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.