Our Impact

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Americans live with a food allergy, the top nine being milk, egg, peanut, tree nut, wheat, soy, fish, shellfish, and sesame.
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out-of-pocket costs for families with food allergy, with 31% driven by the cost of special diets and allergen-free foods.
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more food allergy emergency department and hospital costs incurred by children in the lowest income sector.

42 million

Americans may experience food insecurity. Having food allergies complicates matters; FA to milk and egg is associated with an increased risk of household FI.

Securing Safe Food

Is determined to change all of that.

S.S.F is working day and night to advocate for these communities. Our food pantry program provides essential, allergy-friendly foods to food pantries around the nation, making life easier for so many of these individuals. Our statistics are ever-growing; take a look at what we have accomplished so far! 

  • 30 Pantries

    We are partnered with 30 food pantries in seven different states across the U.S.

  • 100 Brands

    We have worked with over 100 different allergy-friendly brands to secure donations for our pantries.

  • 70,000 Items

    We have donated over 70,000 total allergy-friendly items to our partner food pantries.

  • 22,000 Pounds

    Our food pantries have collectively received over 22,000 pounds of food.

*Sources:

  1. Gupta, Ruchi et al. “The Economic Impact of Childhood Food Allergy in the United States.” JAMA, 2013.
  2. Bilaver, Lucy et al. “Socioeconomic Disparities in the Economic Impact of Childhood Food Allergy.” Pediatrics, 2016.
  3. Dilley, Meredith et al. “Impact of food allergy on food insecurity and health literacy in a tertiary care pediatric allergy population.” Pediatric Allergy and Immunology, 2019.