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Today is "Giving Tuesday"

Posted By LeahDean_US, Tuesday, December 03, 2013

Did you know...? Today is "Giving Tuesday!"

Please Remember F.E.A.S.T. when planning your Annual Charitable Giving and DONATE today.


F.E.A.S.T.

  • Is a 501(c)3 Charitable organization registered in the US and operating internationally.
  • Relies entirely on individual donations.
  • Has no paid staff.
  • Provides all our services for FREE.

Facts & Figures:

Donations & Membership

  • F.E.A.S.T. received $17,000 in unrestricted donations in 2012.
  • F.E.A.S.T. has received 37 unrestricted donations totalling $7,500 US in 2013
  • F.E.A.S.T. has 3,100 members from over 40 countries, up from 2,300 members in 2012.

Services & Special Initiatives

  • Supporting ED Research: F.E.A.S.T. has collected 59 donations totaling $11,500 US for the "Charlotte's Helix" Genetics Initiative. This is money that does not go to F.E.A.S.T.
  • Educational Materials: F.E.A.S.T. has printed & distributed over 2,000 copies of our "Puzzling Symptoms" Booklet and is planning to publish two more booklets in the Family Guide Series in 2014.
  • Direct Caregiver Support: F.E.A.S.T.'s "Around the Dinner Table" Caregiver Support Forum has 3,700 registered users with 100 new registrations per month. In 2013, ATDT Forum members have generated 42,190 individual posts on 2,366 threads.
  • Local Support: F.E.A.S.T. has four active Advocacy Task forces on three continents, and maintains a list of "on-the-ground" support groups for caregivers.
  • Outreach: In 2013 F.E.A.S.T.'s Executive and Policy Directors have represented the concerns of caregivers of ED patients at four professional conferences and at two NIMH Alliance for Research Progress Meetings.
  • Advocacy: F.E.A.S.T. is a proud member of the Eating Disorder Coalition, and in 2013 F.E.A.S.T. members have been granted speaking opportunities with governmental and professional representatives in the US, UK, Canada, Australia, and Isreal.
  • F.E.A.S.T. Website: visit our website for more information on eating disorders and F.E.A.S.T.'s Services

Budget & Expenses

  • F.E.A.S.T.  will spend approximately $9 per member in 2013, up from $8 per member in 2012.
  • F.E.A.S.T. is upgrading our administrative technology services in 2013 in order to handle our growing membership. This new system will add over $5,000 to our annual budget going forward. Your support is critical to allowing us to maintain and expand our services to our rapidly growing community.

Join F.E.A.S.T. Today and in order to receive our free Quarterly E-Newsletters, Announcements, and our Annual Report. 

 

 

Tags:  eating disorders  F.E.A.S.T.  Giving Tuesday  non-profit 

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