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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+00:00December 4th, 2018|Foundation Chair Message, Foundation News|0 Comments

November Monthly Message

Remember the Foundation on National Giving Tuesday this November! For those of you who attended FNCE® 2018 in Washington, DC, I hope you enjoyed it as much as I did. I had the honor of speaking about the Foundation to a dozen different groups there, including DPG and affiliate leaders, the House of Delegates, Fifty-Year [...]

By |2018-11-02T12:42:58+00:00November 2nd, 2018|Foundation Chair Message, Foundation News|0 Comments

October Monthly Message

October Always Means FNCE®! What do you think of when you realize it’s October? Pumpkin-flavored everything? Halloween? If you’re an Academy member, October means FNCE®. This year’s FNCE® in Washington, DC offers many exciting Foundation-related activities. Thanks to the generosity of our sponsors, three Foundation Nutrition Symposia are offered on Saturday, October 20, giving you [...]

By |2018-10-02T11:59:51+00:00October 2nd, 2018|Foundation Chair Message|0 Comments

September Monthly Message

September Means Scholarships and a Focus on Malnutrition! To me, September always feels like a month of transition, with kids returning to school and the weather gradually changing to autumn temperatures. This year, September is also when the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation awarded its scholarships. In Academy member surveys, year after year, [...]

By |2018-09-11T11:58:30+00:00September 11th, 2018|Foundation Chair Message, Foundation News|0 Comments

Sustainable Food Systems Roundtable: Application for Student Leader Attendees

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation is accepting applications for student leaders to attend an upcoming roundtable in Chicago on November 8-9, 2018: “Sustainable Food Systems: Creating a Nutrition-Focused Framework for Action.” This is an exciting opportunity for students to attend a roundtable discussion with a select group of food systems experts and elevate [...]

By |2018-09-04T16:46:01+00:00September 4th, 2018|Foundation News|0 Comments

Apply Now: Program Host for Global Nutrition Exchange Program

Germany Pilot Project – Program Application Background The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation, through the Wimpfheimer-Guggenheim Fund for International Exchange in Nutrition, Dietetics and Management, will be supporting a Global Nutrition Exchange Program. This project will support the Foundation’s mission and elements of the Foundation’s strategic plan: “Support efforts to build a [...]

By |2018-08-31T11:18:38+00:00August 30th, 2018|Foundation News|0 Comments

September Spotlight on Malnutrition

2018 Abbott Nutrition Alliance Award Recipient Highlights The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation’s Abbott Nutrition Alliance Award recognizes up to four Academy members annually working in a hospital setting who have made significant contributions to improve awareness and take action to address malnutrition with an award of $1,400. To be eligible, candidates must be [...]

By |2018-08-30T10:08:01+00:00August 30th, 2018|Foundation News, Recipient Spotlight|0 Comments

Rush University Dietetic Interns Deliver Check to the Greater Chicago Food Depository on Behalf of the Academy Foundation

Every year, the Rush University MS/DI interns attend a volunteer session at the Greater Chicago Food Depository. This year, the group also helped the Academy Foundation deliver a donation in the amount of $4,600 to the Depository as well. The proceeds were from the 2017 Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Food and Nutrition Conference and [...]

By |2018-08-27T10:54:21+00:00August 27th, 2018|Foundation News|0 Comments

August Monthly Message

August is Kids Eat Right Month! Ask anyone what one of their highest priorities in life is, and nearly all would say their children. Even individuals without children will prioritize the needs of children over many other needs of a society. Families with limited resources will make sure that their kids’ needs are taken [...]

By |2018-08-01T09:16:19+00:00August 1st, 2018|Foundation Chair Message|0 Comments