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We would love for you to join us!  FASGOT includes families with children of all ages who are coping with food allergies. Medical providers, school nurses, teachers, dietitians, and other professionals are also an integral part of the group. We maintain an open invitation to anyone interested in receiving or sharing information on managing food allergies.  No matter your circumstance – newly diagnosed, “veteran” of food allergies, caregiver or a professional working with children who have food allergies – the most important thing that you will bring away from this group is the relief of knowing that you are not alone!

All of our events and meetings are FREE in order to provide support and information for all those who need it, without placing any financial burden on families already struggling to meet the needs of their food-allergic children.  We do welcome donations to help with the cost of hosting expert guest speakers, supplying brochures and flyers, maintaining books for our resource library, and meeting refreshments.

 

Group Meeting Dates…

Stay tuned to this page for more dates, appearing soon.  In the meantime, Find us on Facebook “Food Allergy Support Group of Tidewater” for updates & other group event info.

AUGUST 2017

Aug 30, 2017 @ 9pm

“Off to school we go – Essentials for the Food Allergic Child” by Dr. Angela Hogan

Online webinar

view on-Demand

b2school flyer


OCTOBER 2017

Oct 31, 2017

“Teal Pumpkin Contest 2017”

Decorate a teal pumpkin, post a photo online (#TealPumpkinFASGOT) and be eligible to win a $50 Amazon gift card.

Contest entries due on or before Oct 31, 2017.  Check out our facebook page for more info


JANUARY 2018

Jan 2018 – cancelled

This month’s meeting will be cancelled due to inclement weather causing hazardous road conditions, not to mention numerous businesses/school closings.

Stay safe – from food allergies and in the winter weather!


APRIL2018

April 24, 2018

“Get an A in Food Allergy: Simplifying School Strategies”

Join us on Tuesday, April 24th, for a free professional conference focused on simplifying independent school food allergy strategies meeting; online registration required.  Hosted by St. Patrick Catholic School, 1000 Bolling Avenue in Norfolk, VA.  Sponsored by FASGOT, Children’s Allergy & Asthma (Children’s Specialty Group), CINCH, Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters and Kaleo.