GIG is at the forefront of innovative action and is respected globally as a powerful leader in the celiac community. GIGs volunteers, staff, and Board are knowledgeable and our materials and resources are credible.
Our Mission is to provide support to persons with gluten intolerances, including celiac disease, dermatitis herpetiformis, and other gluten sensitivities, in order to live healthy lives.
GIG Branches help to fulfill GIGs mission on a local and regional level through programs tailored to their community.
The vision of the Gluten Intolerance Group of North America is one of mutual support, acceptance, and respect for all persons living with gluten intolerances and working with this community. GIG envisions a united gluten intolerant community in which all persons feel they are healthy, are positively nurtured to live life to the fullest, and are involved and contributing citizens.
GIG PROGRAMS FULFILLING THE MISSION
GIG fulfills its mission of supporting persons living with gluten intolerances through programs directed to consumers, health professionals and the public. GIGR programs provide:
- Support and education
- Awareness and advocacy
- Research awareness and support
GIG is dedicated to providing accurate, scientific, evidence-based information.
Cynthia Kupper, RD, celiac disease, Executive Director
31214 - 124 Ave SE
Auburn WA 98092
Web sites: www.gluten.net; www.GFCO.org; www.GlutenFreeRestaurants.org
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