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Happy Food Allergy Awareness Week from MOCHA!

We would like to wish everyone a healthy and happy Food Allergy Awareness Week! Let’s turn the world TEAL and spread food allergy awareness! Has everyone noticed there is now a teal heart emoji!!! ❤️🧡💛💚🩵💙 (If you are on your computer and see a box... check your phone!)🩵🩵🩵🩵

Please read, share and post our MOCHA ENews info onto your Facebook and Instagram pages. That helps us reach more people!!

Denise, Anne, + the MOCHA Interns💗💜


Celebrating Teal Moments

Food Allergy Awareness Campaign

Spring has arrived, bringing with it the food allergy community’s time to shine: Food Allergy Awareness Week (FAAW) and Month! This is the perfect time for us to kick up a little teal dust!


Head to FAACT’s website to download Celebrating TEAL Moments social medial profile and cover images to shine from your heart into the community!

Be sure to tag us when you post using #CelebratingTEALmoments & @FAACTNews on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Pinterest.

Listen to Kristin M. Osborne, FAACT's Vice President of Education, as FAACT kicks off Food Allergy Awareness Month and Week. Learn new and exciting ways to make this month's food allergy awareness week powerful and memorable! Listen here!

Take the 31-Mile Walk Challenge!

As we dedicate the month of May to allergy awareness, FARE is asking those on Facebook to take our 31-Mile Walk Challenge. When you walk 31 miles over the course of May's 31 days, you’ll raise awareness and funds to improve the quality of life and the health of individuals with food allergies. Walk wherever and whenever works best for you, logging your activity in Facebook Messenger at any time. Join a friend, form a team, or go solo! Learn more on the FARE website and Click here to join our challenge and start your Facebook fundraiser today.


Sunday, May 14th -Saturday May 20th

Food Allergy Awareness Week is a time that the food allergy community rallies together to spread awareness and create change. This year’s Food Allergy Awareness Week’s theme is Allergy Allies. We are inviting you to spread awareness by sharing your food allergy story, hosting a local fundraiser, educating your community, and more.  

Each day FARE will highlight food allergy allies who have helped make a difference by supporting our community, spreading awareness, and working to end food allergies.  Share your story across all social media platforms and don’t forget to tag @FARE and #AllergyAlly! 

Camp Blue Spruce is celebrating the Food Allergy Awareness Week! Eating a s'more with your friends is life changing! Register your child for an experience they will treasure their entire lives.

If you have any questions or concerns, do not hesitate to call or email - 503-726-8886 or


Have a GREAT Time!

Come to the Food-Free Fun Allergy-Friendly Forest Party at the SW Community Center on Saturday between 11:00 AM and 1:00 PM.

What a great way to celebrate Food Allergy and Celiac Awareness

Month! Learn more about Food-Free Fun and this event on our website.

Join the Center for Food Allergy and Asthma Research (CFAAR), on Tuesday, May 23rd! EoE- Everything you Need to Know, part of the CFAAR Treatment Series, will give you the opportunity to learn from experts on EoE treatments happening around the country and in the Chicagoland area. Hear more on emerging studies and have your questions answered! Feel empowered to make the best decision for your family. Register now for this free event!

Join us for the LIVE webinar, Food Allergy Management for the Modern World. The webinar will be held on Wednesday, May 24th at 12pm CT. Denise will be one of the 4 panelists. Register today!



Here’s a simple Food Allergy Awareness teal heart t-shirt available on Amazon! It’s available in Men, Women, and Youth sizes in 5 shades of black and gray.


Nutritious Dairy-Free Milk for Kids. Check out Tally Kids. One of the best plant-based milks choices out there!

Give 10%, Get $5

Share a 10% discount link with your friends and family, and earn $5 for every purchase they make.

Follow Spokin on TikTok to see videos from 20 college students!

Win a $500 Spokin and Chomps college scholarship! In partnership with CHOMPS, a Spokin Verified Brand, we’re giving away a $500 scholarship and CHOMPS Variety Packs. Enter to win by sharing a review of a college that you currently attend, recently graduated from, or have toured.


Say "I Do" to deliciousness! The Wedding Cake Drizzled Popcorn makes the perfect treat!

Buy by the case and SAVE!


Chocolate Protein Shake Variety Pack with 20g of plant protein with allergen-friendly ingredients. Rich & decadent in flavor, ideal for on-the-go.

Subscribe & Save

Save 20% off all Recurring Orders


MadeGood's Cookies, with all the goodness you know and love, these cookies are organic, gluten free, vegan and free from the most common allergens.

Receive a 15% off code when you sign up for our newsletter!


At Hungry Harry’s, great-tasting baking mixes can also be food-allergy friendly. Hungry Harry's muffin mix is back in stock, shop today!

Shop now, for FAAW!


AAFA to President Biden: Please Recognize May as National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month

The Crucial Connection: The Role of the Nervous System in Food Allergies

4 Hidden Allergy Triggers

Researchers to decode links between food allergy and eczema

Unexpected Sources of Cross-Contact with Food Allergens

For Food Allergy Awareness Week: Making the Invisible So Visible

From Awkward to Amazing: Navigating Food Allergies at Restaurants with Ease

Food Allergy Awareness Week Toolkit from FAACT


Read the full newsletter here.

Thank you to our new E-News editor, Annie Siebenaler from CFAAR!


Happy Mother's Day from Mothers of Children Having Allergies (MOCHA)! We hope all moms have a wonderful celebration this Sunday, May 14th! 💗🌸

Mom's smiles can brighten any moment, 

Mom's hugs put joy in all our days, 

Mom's love will stay with us forever 

and touch our lives in precious ways... 

The values you've taught, 

the care you've given, 

and the wonderful love you've shown, 

have enriched my life 

in more ways than I can count. 

I Love you Mom! 

When Four Minutes Away Is Four Minutes Too Far

The "simple" is never simple for food allergy families. You can plan all you want, but sometimes the best of plans go off the rails and you're faced with the unexpected. Unprepared. As in without your child's epinephrine within easy reach. In a risk-filled environment. Read more.


32 million Americans are living with potentially life-threatening food allergies.

Join us May 14th-20th to celebrate Food Allergy Awareness Week as we bring the food-allergic community together. 

We encourage everyone to participate in this important movement! 💜


MOCHA is a group of parents sharing information and supporting each other. MOCHA offers support, education, and friendship, to help make managing your child’s food allergies just a little bit easier. Check out our website for the most current news and resources. Click the sign up link above to be added to our email distribution!

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Learn more about food allergy prevalence here!

Disclaimer: M.O.C.H.A. is not a professional or medical organization. It is a group of parents sharing information and supporting each other. The discussions, meeting minutes, handouts, speakers, agendas, and other products of our support group do not constitute medical and/or legal advice and should not be relied upon as such. Always discuss individual health questions and medical issues with a qualified personal physician.