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Life University Dietetic Students Get Creative and Raise Money for the Foundation

Christina Green, is the Vice President of the Student Nutrition and Dietetics Association at Life University in Marietta, Ga. The SNDA is a student led organization that promotes nutrition education on campus, supports charitable activities such as volunteering in the community, and provides a social network for dietetic students. Green believes in the support the [...]

By | 2018-04-26T08:58:52+00:00 April 25th, 2018|Recipient Spotlight|0 Comments

Foundation Fundraising Champion Shares Why She Raises Funds

Rachel Sallade, MS, RD, LD, works as a Registered Dietitian for the Marshall University Nutrition Education Program, is a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and is the current volunteer Foundation Fundraising Champion for her local West Virginia Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics affiliate. Sallade put together a basket drawing fund raiser [...]

By | 2018-04-18T16:01:53+00:00 April 18th, 2018|Recipient Spotlight|0 Comments

Academy Fellowship Program

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation Fellowship program funds and deploys dynamic, registered dietitian nutritionists to remote corners of the globe to conduct research and provide nutrition education by investing in outcomes that improve and sustain nutritional health locally and globally. Foundation Fellows are Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics member RDNs who are selected [...]

By | 2018-04-10T15:37:11+00:00 April 10th, 2018|Recipient Spotlight|0 Comments

Distinguished Donor and Academy Member, Colonel Frances G. Ballentine, MS, RetRD, Leaves a Legacy with the Academy Foundation

Colonel Frances Gasson Ballentine, MS, RetRD, an Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics member since 1944 and a retired U.S. Air Force Colonel, passed away in November of 2017 at the age of 95, bequeathing more than $250,000 to the Academy Foundation through her estate. Colonel Ballentine had a distinguished career in the United States Air [...]

By | 2018-02-22T15:16:43+00:00 January 26th, 2018|Recipient Spotlight|0 Comments

Why Do Academy Members Support their Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation?

“I choose to give to the Academy Foundation because I value the work it does. The scope of the Academy is focused on the advancing the profession. I value the Academy Foundation because it allows for an important focused effort on philanthropy with their scholarship, grant and nutrition education programs.I am especially passionate about the [...]

By | 2017-11-21T14:27:56+00:00 November 21st, 2017|Recipient Spotlight|0 Comments

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation Fellows

Current Fellows Stephen Alajajian, RDN Project: Gardens for Health International Funded by: The Academy Foundation Research Endowment Stephen Alajajian is a registered dietitian nutritionist with a passion for serving culturally and linguistically diverse people. Through his fellowship, he is currently the Senior Nutrition Technical Adviser for Gardens for Health [...]

By | 2017-10-12T09:42:39+00:00 October 10th, 2017|Recipient Spotlight|0 Comments

Leaders Hosting Receptions to Raise Awareness and Funds for Second Century

Judith A Gilbride PhD, RD, CDN, FADA, FAND; Jean Minskoff Grant, MA; and Julie O’Sullivan Maillet hosted a reception in the Upper East Side of Manhattan on Friday evening, September 15, 2017, to create some grassroots awareness and raise funds for the Academy Foundation’s Second Century Initiative. In addition to being leaders in the [...]

By | 2018-02-22T15:20:23+00:00 September 21st, 2017|Recipient Spotlight|0 Comments

New York State Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Supports the Second Century Campaign

The New York State Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics accepted the Academy Foundations' Affiliate Challenge to raise funds for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Second Century Initiative and gave it a great effort. Carol DeNysschen, PhD, MPH, RD, FAND, NYSAND President-Elect and Second Century Initiative Liaison, educated their membership throughout the year with Second [...]

By | 2017-07-12T08:59:55+00:00 July 11th, 2017|Recipient Spotlight|0 Comments

State Fund Raising Champion Raises Funds in Her Own Way

Christina Nelson, MS, RD, LD, the volunteer fundraising champion for the West Virginia Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, put together another successful fund raiser for the Academy Foundation at this year’s WVAND Annual Meeting. A total of $1,175 was raised on behalf of the Foundation and Christina designed coffee mugs that were provided as a [...]

By | 2017-05-23T13:36:49+00:00 May 19th, 2017|Recipient Spotlight|0 Comments