National Media Mentions

The Huffington Post – Nove 28, 2016

A Child’s Death Does Not Become Us
Red sneakers purchased in memory of Oakley Debbs on November 28, 2016 … She wrote to tell me one of her son’s best friends Oakley Debbs …

Today – Dec 4, 2016

After 11-year-old boy’s sudden death, mom warns about food allergies
The recent death of an 11-year-old boy is a tragic reminder that with food allergies, severe, life-threatening reactions don’t always follow the familiar script: sometimes they take time to develop.

Fox News – Dec 6, 2016

Boy’s death after unknowingly eating nut in cake leads family to start foundation
A Florida family is raising awareness of the potentially life-threatening symptoms of food allergies following the sudden death of their 11-year-old son, who lost his life in November after…

Sun-Sentinel (South Florida Parenting) – April 11, 2017

Fighting allergies with awareness
A sea of red sneakers can be seen throughout the halls of Rosarian Academy in West Palm Beach. They aren’t part of the school uniform. Instead, they are worn to honor the life of a former fifth-grade student, Oakley Debbs…

Greenwhich Times – April 17, 2017

Greenwich to be site of fund-raiser for food allergy cures
The co-founder of a nonprofit dedicated to eradicating food allergies hopes to raise enough money at an upcoming fund-raiser to move a cure one step closer…

The Shiny Sheet – April 19, 2017

Meat Market event benefits Debbs’ Red Sneakers organization
Hundreds of red sneaker-clad feet covered the floor of the Meat Market at a reception to benefit Red Sneakers for Oakley…

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