Food Allergy School CANpaign: Which FA business will stand with me?


Food Allergy School CANpaign: Which FA business will stand with me?

The Food Allergy School CANpaign is in its final week, and I have to be honest with my readers. I really thought we’d be much closer to the goal of reaching 1,000 schools. (I actually thought we were going to shatter the goal. Maybe I’m too optimistic. Maybe I’m just plain naive.)

First, I want to thank everyone who has supported the CANpaign. Whether you bought a book for a school or helped share my posts, I am forever grateful to each of you. (I will be writing a public post of gratitude soon.)

Today I’m reaching out specifically to Food Allergy businesses and organizations for help. My book and CANpaign materials will transform the way we raise awareness for food allergies. It’s $24 per school, and the number of students schools will reach for that amount (and the content we provide) is simply amazing.

We still need 783 schools to reach our goal, which is why I need some serious help. As a food allergy business, can you donate to 25 or 50 or 500 elementary schools? Any business or organization that purchases 100 or more can create a special edition and have their books personalized with their names on the covers and a foreword written by you.

I wholeheartedly believe in the kindness and compassion of our community, and I am hopeful that someone takes the challenge.

Food allergy bullying is real. I’ve created a book and, with the help of veteran educators, a CANpaign that will reduce food allergy bullying, raise awareness for allergies, and empower ALL children to embrace who they are and who they can be!

If you can help, email me,




JJ Vulopas is a senior at the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. An advocate for young people, JJ has lived with food allergies his entire life. He is the author of the children's book, Land of Not. You can read his daily blog at and follow him @thelandofcan on Twitter and Instagram.