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Upcoming Exhibit Booths and Engagements

Published on October 05, 2016

As international thought leaders, Feeding Matters is furthering advances in pediatric feeding disorders by accelerating identification, igniting research, and promoting collaborative care for children and families. To help raise awareness about pediatric feeding disorders, and to foster relationships that will help further the field, Feeding Matters representatives will be present at the upcoming conferences listed below – feel free to stop by and say hello!

AzAAP 40th Annual Pediatrics in the Red Rocks – June 22-25, 2017
Sedona, AZ
Make sure to stop by the Feeding Matters booth at the 40th annual Pediatrics in the Red Rocks AzAAP conference, being held June 22-25, 2017 in Sedona, AZ, a premiere event for pediatricians and other pediatric health care professionals to gather for educational sessions, interactive workshops, dynamic speakers, knowledge sharing, networking, as well as product and services shopping.

Booth information will be updated as available – check back soon!

Deactivation of Feeding Matters Forum

Published on October 05, 2016

At Feeding Matters, we understand the need for families to be supported in their journey with pediatric feeding disorders. In fact, family support is one of the cornerstones on which Feeding Matters was founded 10-years ago.

To expand Feeding Matters’ ability to help families quickly and efficiently, we have switched from supporting a forum on our website to fulfilling this aspect of family support through our Facebook page. This will ensure parents, caregivers, and healthcare professionals can get their pressing questions and concerns answered as quickly as possible.

You can post your questions to the Feeding Matters Facebook page, or send us a message directly. Our goal is for you to have a response to your questions and concerns within one business day, with the understanding that this might not always be possible during high traffic times.

Feel free to contact support@feedingmatters.org if you have any questions about this process.

Thank You Luncheon Volunteers

Published on October 04, 2016

Feeding Matters would like to extend a huge thank you to our amazing volunteers at the 4th Annual Community Luncheon on September 28, 2016! We were lucky to have volunteers from CopperPoint Insurance Companies, CVS, Mercer Health and Benefits, LLC, as well as parents of children with pediatric feeding disorders and other friends of Feeding Matters.  Without you, our event would not have gone as smoothly as it did. We truly appreciate all you did to help, including prep work before hand, registration, welcoming guests, and cleaning up afterwards!

Would you or your organization like to get involved with Feeding Matters? Check out our volunteer page for more information.

New Planned Giving Encore Fellow

Published on July 25, 2016

We are pleased to introduce Mike Colbert, Feeding Matters' new Planned Giving Encore Fellow! Mike recently retired after spending 30 years in the financial services industry. Prior to that, Mike retired from the Army as a Lt. Colonel after numerous assignments in both command and staff positions. On active duty, Mike served in Germany with a tactical nuclear artillery battalion, and in Chicago as Deputy Inspector General for a major Army Reserve Command Headquarters. Mike currently serves on the board of the Planned Giving Roundtable and is board president of his church foundation.

Mike is a graduate of the United States Military Academy, holds an MBA from Notre Dame and an MA from Boston University. We are extremely confident that you will all enjoy Mike and appreciate the vast experience he brings to Feeding Matters. We feel so incredibly fortunate that Mike is joining us! To learn more about Mike’s background, please view his profile on the Feeding Matters staff page.

Thank you to BHHS Legacy for supporting this Planned Giving Encore Fellow position. The Encore Fellow concept was launched in Silicon Valley in 2009 by Civic Ventures, and Experience Matters has pioneered its expansion in Maricopa County in association with Encore.org and the Encore Fellowship Network.

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