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Real Stories

Enjoy stories and messages from grant recipients, volunteers, donors and staff.

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Member Spotlight

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 […]

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Foundation News

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®. […]

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 […]

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Foundation Videos

Kids Eat Right is an initiative childhood obesity prevention efforts.

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The Academy Foundation is your Foundation. We invest in our members to help them improve the lives of kids, families and other members every day.

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A video featuring Janice Giddens, MS, RDN, LD, and her projects and program, including Gardens for Health International.

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Childhood hunger remains at a record high. Help raise awareness about nutrition and food insecurity.

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The Foundation Chair and the Foundation Secretary invite Academy members to join the Foundation at this year’s Gala.

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See how Foundation donors are changing the lives of our Academy Members and helping create a better world through the power of food and nutrition.
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A video featuring Tatyana Yousef El-Kour, MS, RDN, FAND, and Marie Spiker, MSPH, RD, recipients of a Foundation fellowship and scholarship.

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Hear from recipients of the Foundation’s scholarships, research grants, awards and fellowships.
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Foundation Research Grant Recipient Brittany Jarrett, RDN and Mary Abbott Hess Award winner Lauren Haska MS, RDN, share their stories.
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A video showcasing Foundation scholarship and fellowship recipient Lauren Au, Phd, RDN, who works in the field of nutrition policy.

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The Foundation has provided essential funding to thousands of dietetic students.

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USA Women’s Hockey Silver Medalist Hilary Knight points to the importance of nutrition and exercise in helping kids eat right and perform at their best in school and sports.

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Learn about Vanesa Strong and the scholarship that was created in her honor.
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A partnership between the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation, the General Mills Foundation and the President’s Challenge.

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The Academy Foundation’s Kids Eat Right Initiative gives RDNs additional resources to educate children and families about shopping smart, cooking healthy and eating right.

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Learn about what past Foundation scholarship recipients have achieved in their career since receiving a scholarship.

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A video highlighting the Kids Eat Right and Future of Food programs from the Foundation.

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The Academy Foundation is the Foundation of your profession.

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