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Commemorating the 1 Year Anniversary of Oakley Debbs' Passing

November 6, 2017 – Red Sneakers for Oakley announces the launch of a food allergy awareness campaign to keep families safe on Thanksgiving. During this time of year, families across America come together to celebrate the holiday of giving thanks. For most families, this celebration focuses on food: a traditional meal of turkey, stuffing, vegetables, and, pies. It should be a time of joy and merriment--not one of tragedy--as was the case for the Debbs Family, when they lost Oakley on November 26th, 2016. 

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 downloadable list of 10 Tips below.

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prnewswire - FAIRFIELD, Conn., July 19 2017

 End Allergies Together (E.A.T.), a non-profit organization that funds research to help solve the growing food allergy epidemic, has joined forces with the award-winning ad agency BBDO to develop a public education campaign designed to advise people of all ages about the life-threatening dangers people with food allergies face every time they eat. The PSA, "Could You EAT?," airs online today and begins airing in movie theaters on Friday, July 28. It stars James Beard Award-winning chef Ming Tsai and is dedicated to the memory of Oakley Debbs, an 11-year-old boy who lost his life to nut allergies, as well as everyone who has lost their life to food allergies.

E.A.T. has also launched a text-to-give campaign, in which individuals can text "CURE" to 80077 to donate to research for a cure.


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