Amy and Lisa are setting out to help low-income individuals who qualify for government assistance but because of their medical diagnosis are unable to benefit fully from the program. Our goal is to provide healthy, gluten free and allergy friendly food and nutrition education to those in need.
Focused on Accessibility & Affordablity
The Celiac and Allergy Friendly Food Initiative works in partnership with Portage County Family and Community Services in order to have space to store food and to distribute food through Summit and Portage County Food Pantries.
Americans with Celiac’s Disease that are misdiagnosed or undiagnosed
6 to 10 years
Average time an American waits to be correctly diagnosed
No more worries about the food you’re eating. We provide access to foods that fit your dietary needs, as well as helping you to identify the best nutrition for you in the future.
In the future, we hope to offer nutrition education programs that will help you obtain healthy food choices with your dietary restrictions in mind.
Average cost for a person with undiagnosed celiac disease compared to a healthy individual.
Affordable and easy access to the food you need is vital. We will help provide you with the best substitutes and options based on your diet and diagnosis.
Our personalized programs are geared to your needs and your dietary restrictions for a worry-free, health-conscious lifestyle for you and your family.
People in Summit and Portage Counties combined are food insecure.
We will be serving Portage and Summit Counties in Ohio. You will need to bring proof of residency to your appointment.