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Celebrating and thanking our dedicated volunteers!

April 11, 2016

National-Volunteer-WeekAs part of National Volunteer Week (April 11 – 15) Food Allergy Canada would like to thank all of our dedicated volunteers across the country who have made a difference in supporting individuals and families living with food allergies. Our volunteers have given their time and efforts to:

  • Support our annual conference and local educational events
  • Contribute to programs and resources for the community
  • Share their experiences in media interviews, newsletter articles and social media
  • Mentor youth with food allergies in our Allergy Pals/Allergy Allies program

Allan Reynolds Volunteer Award
We are pleased to announce Toronto support group leaders Sarah Nicholl and Marni Halter as this year’s recipients of the Allan Reynolds Volunteer Award. Sarah and Marni are receiving this prestigious award for their extraordinary passion and commitment in raising allergy awareness in our local communities. They have been co-leaders of the Toronto Anaphylaxis Education Group since 2012 and through their meetings, website and social media they serve about 300 families in the GTA with support, information and their time.

Ontario Volunteer Services Award
Congratulations to our volunteers who are being recognized with The Ontario Volunteer Service Award for their outstanding service:

Sherry Boguski
Annette Brennan
Ron Caldwell
Katelyn Gerke
Shayna Rak
Ernesta Rossi
Samantha Steiner-Mayman

With the hard working support of our volunteers, we continue to improve awareness and understanding about food allergies both at a local and a national level.

Congratulations and a heartfelt thank you to our wonderful volunteers!


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