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Real Stories

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

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Member Spotlight

Grant Recipients Express Their Appreciation!

Sharon Foley, PhD, RD, an Assistant Professor in the Department of Clinical Nutrition at Rush University and Hillary Zellner, BS, a dietetic intern and graduate student at Rush University Medical Center (Chicago, IL) were welcome […]

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Foundation News

July Monthly Message

Independence, Sacrifice and Generosity!

As I write this message, our good friends up north are celebrating Canada Day, and in particular, the 150th anniversary […]

June Monthly Message

Starting the New Year With Thanks

As you know, June 1 is the start of the fiscal year for the Foundation, and so in this first […]

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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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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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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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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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