Happy Holidays!

Our Foundation is welcoming in December by opening our 2020 Award and Research Grant applications. I encourage everyone to check out our application portal for a long list of opportunities available to all Academy members. There are awards for students as well as seasoned professionals such as continuing education, recognition, international and program development. Research grants range from demonstrating the value of registered dietitian nutritionists to nutritional epidemiology. Unless otherwise indicated, the application deadline for all awards and grants is February 1, 2020. These awards and grants empower our members and elevate our profession. Spend a few moments and watch how our awards and grants are making a difference in our profession and impacting the overall health of the general public.

All of our awards and grants are only made possible through the generosity of our donors. Together we are helping create a world where all people thrive through the transformative power of food and nutrition. Please keep the Foundation in mind this holiday season and consider a year-end gift. Here are a few ways in which you can give this December:

Support the Foundation While Making Your Online Purchases Through Amazon During the Holidays

You can make a difference while shopping online this holiday season. Learn how your purchases can help make a donation to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation and support our profession.

Support the Foundation When you Give A Gift of Jewelry this Holiday Season!

Order MaryMade Jewelry and select from an array of eclectic jewelry, including necklaces, earrings and bracelets for yourself or to give as gifts this holiday season. Each item has been handcrafted by Mary Abbott Hess, a former Academy President, and 100% of the purchase price will be donated to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation’s Annual Fund.

Wishing you and all your loved ones a Happy Holidays,

Kathy Wilson-Gold MS, RDN, LD, FAND

Kathy Wilson-Gold, MS, RDN, LD, FAND
Chair, 2019-2020
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation

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