Good Housekeeping Magazine has name St. Elisabeth’s parishioner, Leslie Alter, one of five women who are “making a difference.” Her cause is food allergies which affects 15 million Americans including those at risk of life- threatening anaphylaxis. Tommy, her son who is allergic to peanuts, eggs, tree nuts, shellfish, and lentils, among other foods was the impetus for getting into the project to support FARE – Food Allergy Research and Education organization. One of the ways she supports this and other organizations is asking friends to give donations in lieu of gifts at Tommy and his twin sister, Cate’s birthday party. For their most recent party, Leslie and her husband matched the gifts for a total gift of over $900.
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