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The National Foundation for Celiac Awareness Gets $2 Million for Research and Awareness

Celiac.com 11/13/2014 - An anonymous donor has made a $2 million dollar contribution to the National Foundation for Celiac Awareness (NFCA).

Photo: Wikimedia Commons--National Museum of American HistoryThe donation is the largest in the organization's history, and will support the NFCA’s mission is to raise celiac disease awareness, promote research and testing testing, and improve the quality of life for celiacs eating a gluten-free diet.

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Since 2003, the NFCA has worked to promote celiac disease research and awareness.

The grant will help to ensure support for the NFCA as it looks to increase research and awareness into the future.

Stay tuned for updates on how the NFCA supplements or expands its ongoing efforts on behalf of people with celiac disease and gluten intolerance.

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Maris
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17 Nov 2014 9:26:34 AM PDT
This is great news! I look forward to your updates on how the money is spent, types of research, etc.

 
Ellen M Thompson
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24 Nov 2014 8:00:42 PM PDT
Just this minute came across you site. I am 60, Irish and have lived with coeliac all my life. I am also a medical professional. I could also write an encyclopedia on the condition. Looking forward to reading your data/site at a later time.




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