Fun for Kids! Kids Relay and Discussion
Childhood Food Allergy Awareness Program
Saturday, July 28: 10:30am - 12:00pm
10:30am Meet outside the library entrance for the kids relay (ages 5 and up). Wear red sneakers to show your support for food allergy awareness.
11am-12pm Parents and older children can ask questions in an open discussion in the library with a pediatric allergist.
In support of Red Sneakers for Oakley
Fun for Kids! Kids Relay and Discussion
Welcome to the 27th running of the Sea Girt 5K. The event features a 5k Run/Walk, short Kids Races and plenty of great Kids Activities. The Sea Girt 5K is an annual Summer tradition at the Jersey Shore with outstanding community support and a fun, family-friendly atmosphere. From the competitive runner to the casual first-time participant, we welcome all to enjoy a great race through scenic Sea Girt, NJ.
The Sea Girt 5K features live music along the race course, chip timing, custom designed race t-shirt and an after party at Fratello’s Restaurant and Bar right across the finish line. Kids Activities go from 8:30 to 11:00am and include a giant inflatable obstacle course, bounce house, pony rides, face painting, rock-climbing wall and more. Kids races start at 10:00am and range from 25 to 400 meters for various age groups.
Don't forget to wear Red Sneakers for Oakley!
Photos from last year: https://buff.ly/2ush61D
Jules Weston Photography
Registration is now open! See you in August! www.seagirt5k.com
Summer time, summer time... Join in the WHERE IN THE WORLD are Red Sneakers for Oakley Summer Photo Contest! Send us your photos, raise awareness for food allergies, and win great prizes (how about a new pair of red Converse sneakers and awesome Red Sneakers for Oakley gear?)!
Enter now here: http://bit.ly/redsneakerscontest
Deadline is August 10th.
ALL YEAR ROUND
Join us in our allergy awareness campaign, by hosting a Red Sneakers for Oakley Day at YOUR school or child's school!
Its EASY!! Here's HOW:
1) Call your school. Talk to the faculty about the severity of food allergies. Introduce Red Sneakers for Oakley by sharing Oakley's story!
2) Go to www.redsneakers.org and register online for our School Initiative Program Guide.
3) Once you receive our Program Guide, review with your school, and set a date!
4) We can help you plan your Red Sneakers For Oakley Day, by sending materials, discussing options that work BEST with your school's curriculum, etc.
5) Anyone can organize & participate in these Red Sneakers for Oakley Days! Nursery & Pre-K Schools, Elementary Schools, High Schools, College & University Level Schools are all taking action!!
PLEASE JOIN OUR MISSION in spreading Food Allergy Awareness thru our RSFO School Initiative!
TOGETHER we can SAVE LIVES!
TOGETHER we can SAVE LIVES instead of losing them.
Calling all Lilly lovers! 💞 You are invited to shop for Red Sneakers for Oakley at Lilly Pulitzer. Promotion is available only at the store in Hackensack, NJ, but orders may be placed by phone, even in advance. Call the store at: 201-478-7168. 10% of all proceeds will benefit Red Sneakers for Oakley.
Lilly will be celebrating all day with special gifts:
Keychain free with $75 spend
Set of 2 Sip Sip Cups free with $150 spend
Enter to win a set of Lilly Pulitzer Beach Chairs with any spend over $150 + gifts above
Browse for items you wish to order at https://www.lillypulitzer.com
Please join us for an evening to raise awareness of food allergies and support Red Sneakers for Oakley at Meat Market Palm Beach. Complimentary hors d’œuvres and Happy Hour priced drinks. Silent auction and raffle. Attendees will receive a Meat Market Gold Card.
Suggested donation of $10 at the door.
10% of attendee dinner proceeds will be donated to Red Sneakers for Oakley, so please plan on staying for dinner and make a reservation!
Download our Press Release
May 20th is National Red Sneakers Day, a day to recognize all those who live with food allergies, and a day to honor Oakley. Wear red sneakers, get your friends to wear red sneakers and spread awareness. Take photos and post online using the hashtags #nationalredsneakerday #redsneakersforoakley.
If you don’t have red sneakers yet, go here to get discount coupons from our partner Dicks Sporting Goods.
May 13th to May 19th is Food Allergy Awareness Week. Join the thousands of people and organizations across the country who will be undertaking to raise awareness about food allergies. Make a pledge to engage in food allergy outreach in a variety of ways: through your schools, awareness events at community centers, restaurants, local businesses, even fitness gyms, and also online on social media. Get our handbook!
Please join us in honoring Robyn O'Brien, author, analyst and food allergy activist, at L'escale restaurant in the Delamar Hotel for Cocktails & Dinner with our friends, E.A.T "END ALLERGIES TOGETHER."
Purchase tickets here
Valet parking available.
For questions please call 866.221.8591
One year ago, Robert and Merrill Debbs, and their twin children Oakley and Olivia, were on vacation visiting family in Maine over the Thanksgiving holiday. Their son, Oakley, 11 years old, ate a piece of cake that contained walnut extract and suffered a severe reaction that would lead to his passing a few days later. In the wake of their son’s tragic outcome from anaphylaxis, Robert and Merrill founded Red Sneakers for Oakley, a non-profit named after Oakley’s favorite sneakers, to spread awareness about the dangers of food allergies.
This Thanksgiving, Red Sneakers for Oakley is urging families to take precautions to ensure that their family members and friends with food allergies remain safe with a list of 10 Tips:
(1) Always ask. When preparing food for multiple guests, always ask if anyone has a food allergy and be mindful of the ingredients you use in preparation.
(2) Call ahead. If going over to someone else’s house for dinner or other gatherings, be sure
to inform the hosts of your food allergies. They could ensure a safe environment before
you arrive and avoid the awkward rush to put something away.
Don’t use and reuse. Food allergens can be spread through kitchen utensils. Don’t use the
same serving spoon you use for the pecan pie for the nut-free pumpkin pie. Avoid cross contamination.
(4) Check gifts closely. Well-meaning relatives may bring food items to your home or send gift baskets. Ask about ingredients, and look closely at labels.
(5) Fly safely. If flying to see relatives, check with your airline about their food allergy protocols and policies.
(6) Learn the language. If traveling overseas, learn how to say your allergy in that country’s language. Make flash cards with written warnings.
(7) Speak Up. Be sure to tell your friends and family about your food allergies and what they need to do in case you have a reaction. Have an emergency action plan.
(8) Never leave home without it. Make sure you always have an epinephrine injector on hand in the event of allergen exposure. Better yet, make it two.
(9) Know the symptoms. Allergic reactions can range from hives to nausea to trouble breathing. When more than one internal system is involved, act fast.
(10) Inject first, then call 911. If you suspect anaphylaxis, use your epinephrine auto-injector. Then, call 911.
Friends of Recreation invites you to The Oakley Debbs Memorial Soccer Jamboree!
Activities will include:
Soccer scrimmages for children ages 4-12 starting at 10:00 AM | All-Star game for ages 13 & up starts at 11:00 AM.
Registration is open to ALL! Come as a spectator or participant - everyone is welcome to attend!
COST: Attendance is FREE!
Advance Registration is Strongly Encouraged:
$20 Registration fee for participants which includes a soccer bag and player t-shirt. To Register by phone call the Palm Beach Recreation Center 561-838-5485
Get 20% off your entire purchase at Dick's Sporting Goods
As a sponsor for the Oakley Debbs Memorial Soccer Jamboree, Dick’s Sporting Goods has generously donated the soccer equipment for Saturday’s Jamboree. In support of Red Sneakers for Oakley & the Memorial Soccer Jamboree, Dick’s Sporting Goods is offering a special 20% discount coupon valid on all in-store purchases - NOW thru NOVEMBER 27th, 2017.
Saint Michael’s College is the first college to host a Red Sneakers Food Allergy Awareness Day! We hope it's the first of many. Support by wearing your red sneakers, shoelaces, or socks!
Join us for giveaways + onsite demos!
Enter to win a VIP raffle with artisan gift certificates and more!
Hoop Pursuits Presents
1st Annual 2017 RSFO Free Basketball Clinic @ Advent Lutheran School Boca Raton Saturday August 26, 2017 11AM-12PM
Reserve your spot today! Call or Text: 561-460-9991
ALL your child needs to do to participate is wear red sneakers, socks or shoelaces!
"The clinic is dedicated to Oakley Debbs & Red Sneakers for Oakley. Red Sneakers for Oakley is dedicated to raising awareness about the dangers of food allergies, through the creation of educational programs, precautionary advice, community outreach and advocacy. Like Oakley, people with food allergies can look fine one minute but then be in a life-threatening situation the next, after just one bite of the wrong food."
Buy Tickets to either the adult 5K Run: $25 / or the Kids Run: $12
You may Pre-Register Online through Tuesday, August 1st. Register in Person, across from Fratello’s Restaurant at 800 The Plaza, to pick up your Race number and T-shirt the following dates and times:
- Friday, August 4th – 3 pm till 7 pm / Saturday, August 5th – 6 am till 8 am -
"Welcome to the 26th running of the Sea Girt 5K. The event features a 5k Run/Walk, short Kids Races and plenty of great Kids Activities. The Sea Girt 5K is an annual Summer tradition at the Jersey Shore with outstanding community support and a fun, family-friendly atmosphere. From the competitive runner to the casual first-time participant, we welcome all to enjoy a great race through scenic Sea Girt, NJ. We have live music from the Billy Lawlor band at the race start and as you cross the finish line, computer chip timing, and a free after-party at Fratello’s Restaurant & Bar." Check out the event on their FB
Quogue Junior Theater Troupe, Performance of “Happy Feet” for Summer Benefit, dedicated to Red Sneakers for Oakley
Performance followed by a cocktail buffet at the Quogue Field Club - 6 Club Lane
A huge THANK YOU to Dick and Sue Prior who produced the Quogue Junior theater troupe and dedicated the entire benefit to RSFO. The act was happy feet, where the entire group participated in his memory. It was MORE than moving it was the most beautiful performance for Oakley. They ended with with heal the world by Michael Jackson holding hands for Oakley. We appreciate all of your efforts to raise awareness! #livlikeoaks #foodallergyawareness #redsneakersforoakley #asthma
Robert and Merrill Debbs, Founders of Red Sneakers for Oakley, receive the Eat Courage Award.
Purchase tickets here- An Evening to EAT - Friend: $175 / Supporter: $250 / Patron: $500 / Table for 10 people - $2,500