• Restaurant Food Allergy Training Advocacy: Meeting Nov 2!

    Help make our community SAFER! (Safe Allergy Free Eating in Restaurants) Join the group of PAK members working to bring legislation to NC to make it safer for people with food allergies to dine in restaurants. They are advocating for laws that require food allergy training for restaurant staff and clearer identification of major food allergens in menu items. Come to their next meeting  on Thursday, Nov 2 at 7:30 at Burton's Grill & Bar at 1601 E Woodlawn Rd A, Charlotte, NC 28209. RSVP required as they have a designated room. Please email ncsafer@gmail.com with how many attending, thank you! 

  • Adrenaline Rush Performing with Kyle Dine at the Walk!

    The imPAKt band, Adrenaline Rush will be performing at the FARE HEROES WALK FOR FOOD ALLERGY THIS MONTH! Saturday, October 21, 1:00 pm at Freedom Park The band has been practicing diligently to create a wonderful ensemble of tunes to be played with KYLE DINE, food allergy entertainer! Register to Walk as soon as possible so you don't miss a beat! http://fare.foodallergy.org/charlotte Special thanks to Tracie Rafferty Snyder for her mad skills doing the band logo!

  • Restaurant Food Allergy Training Advocacy: Meeting scheduled

    Families in our community are forming an advocacy team to start the process of getting mandatory restaurant training in our area. They are meeting at Artisen Gelato in Matthews on Thursday, October 5, 7:30 pm. (301 W. John St, Matthews) 

    http://www.mass.gov/eohhs/docs/dph/environmental/foodsafety/food-allergen-3-reg-faqs.pdf

  • FARE Food Allergy Heroes Walk in 4 Weeks!

    Happy Fall PAK Families! 

    We hope you will join us and the rest of the food allergy community in Charlotte this year at the Food Allergy Heroes Walk!  This year’s walk will be an amazing and uplifting event, dedicated to Charlotte’s everyday food allergy heroes: from our food allergy stars who exemplify strength and courage, to our doctors on the front lines of cutting edge treatments, to our amazing circle of family, friends, neighbors, businesses and teachers who keep our families safe all year round.

    If you’ve been wanting to do something bold and important—something that truly showcases the hero that you are, this is your year.  Join us on Saturday, October 21 at Freedom Park for the FARE Food Allergy Heroes Walk.

    There will be several amazing activities planned, including performances by Kyle Dine and our own ImPAKt teens.  Kyle and the ImPAKt crew have been practicing for their performances.  The island at Freedom Park is going to be called ImPAKt Island especially dedicated to our teens.  We’ll have crafts, a photo booth, cornhole games, a teal costume contest and more!

    Take the first step and register today!  We look forward to welcoming you!

  • HUGE PAK EVENT THIS SATURDAY September 16, 2 pm

    The September 16th Art Class Event will now have many layers of activity! 

    While our kiddos of ALL AGES, Pre-k to High School are painting...the parents will be chatting about advocacy for restaurants AND also planning future get togethers for the kids. If you are wanting to get involved to see local restaurants have mandatory allergy training, please come! You don't have to have a child painting in order to attend. If you are a newly diagnosed parent wanting to connect and chat with others, please come too! And if you are a parent with children that need to connect with other kids with allergies BRING THEM TO PAINT! 

    https://www.facebook.com/events/115353725856947


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