NASHVILLE, Tenn.- Local
people took a hike Sunday in support of a very good cause.
The Walk for Food Allergy
fundraiser took place Sunday afternoon at Centennial Park. People there took a two-mile walk to raise
money for the Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Network, a group whose mission is to
educate and advance research for allergies.
More than 40 cities around
the country have hosted a walk and have helped raise more than a million
dollars. FAAN's Walk for Food Allergy events have raised more than $14 million
for education, research, advocacy, and awareness programs since 2004.
materials for schools and restaurants, clinical studies such as oral
immunotherapy, and community outreach grants are just a few of the programs
that have been funded as a result of FAAN's Walk for Food Allergy.