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Pennsylvania Affiliate and Fundraising Champion Give Back to Foundation

The Pennsylvania Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and Jessica Bachman, PhD, MPH, MS, RD, the Academy Foundation's volunteer Fundraising Champion for Pennsylvania, recently held a very creative T-Shirt Fundraiser. Donors could choose one of four t-shirts with the PAND logo  and the effort sold 55 t-shirts, raising $355.60 on behalf of the Academy of [...]

By |2017-03-30T12:01:38-05:00March 30th, 2017|Recipient Spotlight|0 Comments

April National Nutrition Month Everyday Heroes

Brianna Liles, MS, RD, LD/N (Florida) This year, we joined with our local Habitat for Humanity organization to host a Family Wellness Zone at their 4th Annual Strawberry Festival event. Over 30,000 people attend this event each year and we had 15 vendors participate in the wellness zone. Each vendor promoted healthy habits and lifestyles; [...]

By |2017-03-29T08:48:36-05:00March 29th, 2017|Everyday Heroes|0 Comments

Amazon’s “Smile” will Enable Shoppers to Support the Foundation

Did you know you can support the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation while shopping on Amazon at no additional cost to you? The Foundation is a non-profit organization devoted exclusively to nutrition and dietetics, and only donations – not member dues – go to support the Foundation. Simply designate the Foundation as your charity [...]

By |2017-03-29T09:02:51-05:00March 17th, 2017|Foundation News|0 Comments

Leaders Hosting Receptions to Raise Awareness and Funds for the Second Century!

Mary Abbott Hess LHD, MS, RDN, LDN, FAND, hosted a reception in her Chicago, Ill. home on Thursday evening, February 23, 2017 to create some grassroots awareness and raise funds for the Academy Foundation's Second Century Campaign. More than 25 Academy and Chicago Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics members from around the area gathered in [...]

By |2017-05-18T09:43:56-05:00March 8th, 2017|Recipient Spotlight|0 Comments

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, developing sound eating habits and staying physically active. Let's all be sure to Put Your Best Fork Forward this month. This is also a great time to highlight what [...]

By |2018-03-01T13:10:45-05:00March 7th, 2017|Foundation Chair Message|0 Comments

March Everyday Heroes

Ariana Cucuzza, RDN, LD (Ohio) The Healthy Cities Initiative has been a valuable program for our participating schools and their communities. The four main components for the Healthy Cities program (fresh food, physical activity, healthcare resources, and access to benefits outreach) has become the model for all of our School Markets due to the success [...]

By |2017-03-01T09:55:39-05:00March 1st, 2017|Everyday Heroes|0 Comments