Lynda Mitchell - Kids with Food Allergies
Summary: Join host Elizabeth Hamilton-Guarino with special guest, Lynda Mitchell. Lynda is the Founder and CEO of Kids with Food Allergies. Lynda Mitchell is the founder and president of the Kids With Food Allergies Foundation (KFA). Lynda knows from personal experiences that parents raising children with food allergies struggle to keep their children healthy and safe. To help empower and connect other parents of children with food allergies, she first organized the online group Parents of Food Allergic Kids (POFAK) in 1998. In 2005, to help more families, she organized KFA as a national charity focused on day-to-day food allergy education and support for families; its support forums are the preeminent online community for food allergies. She has a master’s degree in health information management and informatics, and lives in Doylestown, Pennsylvania with her husband, a retired naval officer, her son, and her two Labrador Retrievers.