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About PAC


Parents of Allergic Children (PAC) is a non-profit support group based in the Richmond, Virginia area. Founded in 1992, the organization provides support and information to parents whose children suffer from allergies to foods, chemicals and the environment. The main focus of the support group is for children with learning and/or behavior problems due to allergies and nutrition.


With an advisory board comprised of physicians, therapists nutritionists and compound pharmacist, Parents of Allergic Children is prepared to offer information on any aspect of allergy related topics. By providing parents with detailed instructions on how to implement an elimination diet, shop for various food substitutes in health food stores and prepare the foods in specialized cooking classes, the organization guides parents through the process of improving their child’s health through diet and nutrition

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  • Each month the ladies of our town hold a meeting of sorts where they gather to discuss the events and concerns that can affect them and their children.  Items of discussion can range from local petty crime to concerns over new development and construction; however, much of the conversation concerns the ways the homeowners and businesses can help make the community a more “livable” neighborhood for our children and our elders.  In the spring there are occasions when many people have trouble enjoying the pleasant atmosphere because of their allergies.  So this group adopted a program where people with serious allergies could attend their meetings and enjoy indoor activities, instead of being left out due to their inability to really deal with spores and pollen. The leaders of these meetings are also ladies who are active in other fields.  Many are members of key political organizations; others are businesswomen who manage some key stores.  One of our lawyers, a woman particularly fond of wearing clothes she buys from Ann Taylor, is a popular member who provides much insight and advice since she had once been a member of the local county commission.   Another member produces accessories whose clientele comes from the performing arts – her products are often seen worn by singers and actors who perform at local venues.  After learning of the concerns parents of allergic children have, both have decided to pursue ways to address the needs for better food labeling at farmer’s markets, and local festivals, food truck rodeos and fairs.

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