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July Monthly Message

Off to a Great Start! I had the opportunity a few weeks ago to chair the Foundation’s first board meeting of the new fiscal year. We had two productive days in Chicago with dedicated individuals who are giving their time, treasure and talent to our Foundation, all in an effort to better our profession. The [...]

By |2019-07-01T15:26:35-05:00July 1st, 2019|Foundation Chair Message, Foundation News|0 Comments

The Academy Foundation and its Donors Provide Support for Those in Need Through its Disaster Relief Efforts

The Foundation was proud to provide a total of $17,410 in disaster relief funding to 10 nutrition and dietetic professionals. These individuals suffered losses due to the 2018 California wildfires and East Coast hurricanes. The Foundation’s disaster relief efforts were established to support the personal and professional life-rebuilding efforts of Academy members, non-member nutrition and [...]

By |2019-05-29T13:18:46-05:00May 29th, 2019|Foundation News|0 Comments

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

Harriet H. Cloud, MS, RDN, FAND, Margaret P. Garner, MS, RDN, LD, CIC, FAND and Nancy H. Wooldridge, MS, RDN, hosted a Second Century reception at Samford University’s scenic College of Health Sciences building in Birmingham, AL, on Saturday, May 18, 2019, to create some grassroots awareness and raise funds for the Academy Foundation’s Second [...]

By |2019-05-22T14:11:52-05:00May 22nd, 2019|Foundation News|0 Comments

Attention Students – Apply for Your Student Stipend Today

The Academy Foundation's Student Stipend Program is designed to help active Academy student members attend FNCE®. Students who have registered for FNCE® can apply for a $100 stipend, which have been made available from the Academy Foundation thanks to the generosity of the many Dietetic Practice Groups, state affiliates and individual Academy members who have [...]

By |2019-08-07T13:57:08-05:00May 6th, 2019|Foundation News|0 Comments

May Monthly Message

Thanks for Two Great Years! I’m sure you’ll read plenty of messages this month from Academy members in leadership roles saying things like, “It’s hard to believe it’s May already”, or “I can’t believe my term is ending”, and I confess, I have the same sentiments. These past two years as Chair of the Academy [...]

The Foundation is Addressing Global Malnutrition Through its Fellowships Supported by the Second Century Campaign

The Foundation’s Applied Global Nutrition Research Fellow, Stephen Charles Alajajian, RDN, has been working in Guatemala on behalf of the Foundation and Maya Health Alliance/Wuqu’ Kawog, overseeing the implementation research and quality improvement aspects of a garden research project and participating in nutrition-related efforts. Steve is enjoying his work and knows the impact the [...]

By |2019-04-08T17:01:04-05:00April 8th, 2019|Recipient Spotlight|0 Comments

San Diego State University Student Nutrition Organization Raises Funds for the Academy Foundation at their Annual Gala

The Student Nutrition Organization (SNO) at San Diego State University (SDSU) held their Sixth Annual Dinner Gala & Silent Auction recently and raised a generous donation for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and its Kids Eat Right (KER) public nutrition education program. The SNO at SDSU is passionate about children and helping them develop [...]

By |2019-05-22T13:47:20-05:00December 20th, 2018|Foundation News, Recipient Spotlight|0 Comments

December Monthly Message

Happy Holidays! For most of us, the December holiday season comes with many happy childhood memories. Those of you who are parents and grandparents (or aunts and uncles) want to continue those happy times by making sacrifices, both big and small, to help future generations feel the joy and security that we felt. The mission [...]

By |2018-12-04T13:15:50-05:00December 4th, 2018|Foundation Chair Message, Foundation News|0 Comments