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Chapter 2: Our First Fundraiser

Every non-profit organization seems to have a “signature” event. After starting the National Foundation for Celiac Awareness (NFCA), I realized that I needed to figure out what NFCA’s main event would be. I called upon my right hand woman, Nancy Ginter, and we had the bright idea that we should hold a healthy event… a … Continue reading

Chapter 1: Getting Started

Did you ever wake up one morning and think, I am going to change my life. I want it to be more meaningful?   Well, that happened to me in 2003. And, I began my journey. Let me rewind a minute.  My mother died from pancreatic cancer when I was 20 years old. My father died … Continue reading

What’s With the Pantyhose?

You’re probably wondering what inspired my blog title. Well, when I started my organization, the National Foundation for Celiac Awareness, there were quite a few times that I found myself ‘winging it.’ Office? I’d cram into a cubicle in another company’s office space. Employees? I’d ask my friends to help until I could hire someone … Continue reading