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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

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

July Monthly Message

Your Academy Foundation is Helping Develop the Next Generation of RDNs!Students have always been an important focus for the Foundation. Our Mission - Through philanthropy, empower current and future food and nutrition practitioners to optimize global health – clearly emphasizes the importance of ensuring that students are given the right opportunities. As the world’s largest [...]

By |2018-07-02T11:15:47+00:00July 2nd, 2018|Foundation Chair Message|0 Comments

June Monthly Message

New Beginnings! The start of anything new is always exhilarating, and that’s certainly how I feel about beginning the new 2018-19 fiscal year. I’d like to welcome our new Academy Foundation Board members: Academy President-Elect: Terri J. Raymond, MA, RDN, CD, FAND; Financial Officer: Manju Karkare, MS, RDN, LDN, FAND; Directors: Margaret Garner, MS, [...]

By |2018-06-29T15:36:57+00:00June 1st, 2018|Foundation Chair Message|0 Comments

May Monthly Message

As we close out the fiscal year at the end of this month, I’m looking back at how fast the year went, but also how many great things have happened at the Foundation since last June.  Your generous donations to the Foundation’s Second Century campaign helped make important disbursements possible, such as helping fund [...]

By |2018-06-29T15:38:06+00:00May 4th, 2018|Foundation Chair Message|0 Comments

April Monthly Message

It's been nearly two years now since the Academy and its Foundation kicked off the Second Century campaign. At the beginning, we had impressive and far-reaching ideas of where our members, donors, and other stakeholders thought we should be after another one-hundred years. We set a lofty goal of $5 million to help make [...]

By |2018-06-29T15:38:34+00:00April 4th, 2018|Foundation Chair Message|0 Comments

March Monthly Message

Happy National Nutrition Month! I don’t know about you, but as soon as it’s March 1, even if the weather might not be cooperating, I think of spring. It’s like a new beginning, knowing that leaves and flowers and green grass will be showing up soon. Of course, it’s also National Nutrition Month [...]

By |2018-03-05T12:23:34+00:00March 5th, 2018|Foundation Chair Message|0 Comments

February Monthly Message

February is a Time to Show our Appreciation for our Donors and Volunteers! It hit me that Valentine’s Day and Ash Wednesday fall on the same day this year, so for those of you who love chocolate but are giving it (or all desserts) up for Lent, it’s a dilemma. For those who [...]

By |2018-03-01T13:08:48+00:00February 6th, 2018|Foundation Chair Message|0 Comments

January Monthly Message

Starting Off 2018 with Record Fundraising, Critical Project Funding and Foundation Award Opportunities! Happy New Year! There’s always a feeling of excitement and anticipation that comes with starting a new year. And speaking of excitement, there are several Foundation-related bits of news about which I’m thrilled to report. First, pledges and collections for the Second [...]

By |2018-03-01T13:09:00+00:00January 3rd, 2018|Foundation Chair Message|0 Comments

December Monthly Message

Our Foundation Makes a Significant Impact Through Scholarships, Awards and Research Grants! “I am so thankful to have received this scholarship, as it will help me to achieve my goal of becoming a Registered Dietitian.” Christie Sauer, MS Whenever I speak to someone who’s unfamiliar with the Academy Foundation and its good works, the [...]

By |2018-03-01T13:09:06+00:00December 4th, 2017|Foundation Chair Message|0 Comments