Thank you to those who participated in this year’s virtual FNCE®, you helped the Foundation make a difference in the lives of hundreds of Academy members through our programs.
Foundation events included:
Virtual Foundation Booth hours to visit with staff, ask questions and learn more about your Foundation
- Foundation Video Premieres featuring current programs and how they are making an impact throughout our profession
- Register for the Foundation Virtual Silent Auction and Check Out All Our Great Items!
The Foundation Silent Auction has always been one of the most popular live events at FNCE® each year, with a wide variety of items that helps raise thousands of dollars for the Foundation’s Annual Fund. This year, by going virtual, all Academy members participated with 24-hour mobile bidding. The Auction ran from October 15 to the 20th!
- Donate to our No Show Foundation Gala
Support the Academy Foundation. Cocktail Attire Optional, Pajamas Preferred!
While there will be no actual Foundation Gala to gather us all together, we still need your support. No need to buy a new, fancy dress, wear uncomfortable shoes or rent a tuxedo.
Learn more about our No Show Foundation Gala, including how to donate and share your pictures with #NoShowFoundationGala.
- 2020 FNCE® Foundation Virtual 5K Run/Walk – #werundietetics
Participants unplugged from technology before and after FNCE® sessions to get up and get moving, while raising money on behalf of the Foundation and sharing their experience on social media!
They completed this virtual 5k walk/run on their own time frame and terms: indoor or outdoor, morning or evening.
Participants were encouraged to raise pledges, recruit colleagues, and post pictures on social media along with our official hashtag: #werundietetics. The top three fundraisers (minimum $250 or more) received free registrations for 2021 FNCE® in New Orleans!
Students were encouraged to participate as well. The top three individual student fundraisers (minimum $250 or more) received free registrations for 2021 FNCE® in New Orleans!
Join in the fun while participating:
- Post Pictures #werundietetics
Participants were encouraged to post event pictures throughout the week of FNCE® on social media and use the hashtag: #werundietetics
- Download Customizable Race Bib
- Download Finisher Certificate
- See Participant Finisher Times
If you are the competitive type and want to share your “unofficial” 5k time with your fellow participants, you may use this link to show your finish time.
- Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation Fundraiser – Mary Made Jewelry
One hundred percent of the sale price was donated to the Foundation by Mary Abbott Hess, a former ADA President who has made each one-of-a-kind piece. This website was created to support scholarships for a Boys & Girls Club in Chicago, where Mary volunteers.