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Back-to-school 2021

Get Ready for back-to-school! Our #ImReady: back-to-school campaign focuses on how kids and parents can prepare for a safe back-to-school with food allergy, while creating awareness and giving back at the same time.

Watch the video above to see how students young and old are getting Ready for the new school year, and find out how you can get involved below (and win prizes!!).

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webinar and eventsWebinars and events

August 12th at 1pm EDT: For youth: What’s it like to go to middle school and high school with food allergy with Kyle Dine

August 24th at 12pm EDT: For parents: Supporting successful transitions into self-management of food allergy: pre-teen to young adult with Dr. Rebecca Knibb, a leading UK psychologist in the field of allergy

Instagram Live sessions for youth: August 18 & 25

contestContest: What’s in your backpack?

Participate in our #ImReady campaign. Take a pic or video to show what’s in your backpack and how you’re ready for back-to-school with food allergy for a chance to win an exclusive Food Allergy Canada prize pack! Contest closes September 12th.

Join the conversation and share how you are Ready!


Due to the pandemic, back-to-school may still look a little different than pre-COVID-19 times. While schools will continue to take measures to limit the spread of the virus, there are also steps that students with food allergy and their families can take. 

Check out our suggestions for students who are heading back to class.

back-to-school hacksBack-to-school hacks

Check out our fun hacks for back-to-school with food allergy. Share our #FoodAllergyHacks on social media to spread food allergy awareness and education.

tools and resourcesTools and resources

Prepare for the new school year with our tools and resources. Watch our educational videos, take a free AllergyAware.ca course, download our back-to-school checklists, tip sheets, and more!

resources for teachersResources for teachers

Help create an #AllergyAware school with our resources. Check out and download our helpful resources for your students and school.

sponsorsOffers from our sponsors

Our back-to-school campaign sponsors have special offers just for you!

Be sure to check them out!

O'Doughs Gluten Free
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EpiPen logo
That's it. logo
Equal Eats Logo
Sweets From The Earth
Vermont Nut Free Chocolates Logo

Smart Bite Solutions
Mirai by Monique Periera
Allergy Books for Kids by Michelle Nel
Hype Food Co.
Allergy Lifestyle

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