Gluten-Free Summer Camp Fundraising

Where donors are rewarded by some of the best gluten-free companies.

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Who

Team Gluten-Free is a fundraising program that provides a simple way for runners, walkers, cyclists and triathletes to raise awareness and funds for celiac disease. The money raised by Team Gluten-Free™ participants goes directly towards summer camp scholarships for children on the gluten-free diet as well as celiac disease research, support and awareness programs.

Team Gluten-Free™ is a fundraising arm of the Celiac Disease Foundation, a  non-profit, public benefit corporation dedicated to the education of patients, families and health care professionals.

GFreek.com connects the gluten-free community with the best gluten-free products, services and organizations through the Annual Gluten-Free Awards and their Podcast The G-Freek Show.

What

To raise awareness and money; Josh Schieffer from Gfreek.com will be participating in three races for Team Gluten-Free this fall.

  • October 20th is the Beach to Battleship Ironman distance Triathlon; A 2.4 mile swim, 112 mile bike ride and a full 26.2 mile marathon.
  • On November 4th, four other runners and Josh will run the New York City Marathon.
  • The following weekend, November 11th Josh will run the Charlotte Marathon.

Why

A child on the gluten-free diet may have difficulty at a mainstream camp, but shouldn’t miss out on the experience. There are several camps across the country that offer celiac children everything from boating, canoeing, swimming, arts and crafts, low and high ropes challenge courses, adventure programming, field events and team work.

Most importantly, all meals are gluten-free, including campfire treats and barbecues. Team Gluten-Free™ is proud to provide camp scholarships or “camperships” to celiac children each summer.

Donate & Get Rewards

To help raise funds, some of the best gluten free companies are providing rewards for financial donors. Rewards will start at $10.00 donations and climb all the way to $1,000.00. The rewards will vary from time to time as companies adjust and add products.

You can donate and stay up to date with the current rewards at Gfreek.com.

You can also connect with Gfreek on Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube.

Bloggers:  Get in touch with Josh if you would like to help promote this fundraiser.




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Comments

  1. what a great organization! and a great cause! thanks for sharing!

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