Our Vision

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.

We provide safe healthy gluten-free allergy-friendly food

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.

83%

Americans with Celiac’s Disease that are misdiagnosed or undiagnosed

6 to 10 years

Average time an American waits to be correctly diagnosed

Worry-Free

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.

Health-Conscious

In the future, we hope to offer nutrition education programs that will help you obtain healthy food choices with your dietary restrictions in mind.

$3,964

Average cost for a person with undiagnosed celiac disease compared to a healthy individual.

Gluten-Free

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.

Allergy-Friendly

Our personalized programs are geared to your needs and your dietary restrictions for a worry-free, health-conscious lifestyle for you and your family.

100,000

People in Summit and Portage Counties combined are food insecure.

Financial Qualifications

We will be serving Portage and Summit Counties in Ohio. You will need to bring proof of residency to your appointment.

  • Family Size
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • Household Income is Below
  • $29,425
  • $39,825
  • $50,225
  • $60,625
  • $71,025
  • $81,425
  • $91,825
  • $102,225