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FPIES FOUNDATION

Educate. Support. Empower

aka The FPIES Foundation   |   Stewartville, MN   |  www.fpiesfoundation.org

Mission

The FPIES Foundation is dedicated to overcoming the challenges of Food Protein- Induced Enterocolitis Syndrome by offering tools for education, support, and advocacy to empower families and the medical community.

Ruling year info

2013

Co-director

Mrs. Joy Meyer

Co-Director

Mrs. Amanda LeFew

Main address

P.O.Box 304

Stewartville, MN 55976 USA

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EIN

45-4957980

NTEE code info

Alliance/Advocacy Organizations (G01)

Allergy Related Diseases (G60)

Pediatrics (G98)

IRS filing requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990-N.

Communication

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Programs and results

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Our programs

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What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Global FPIES Patient Registry

The purpose of this Patient Insights Network (PIN) is to create a global database where doctors, researchers and families can connect to better understand food protein induced enterocolitis syndrome (FPIES). The goal is to spark improved diagnosis, management and treatment options, as well as the empowerment of patients and families through knowledge, connections and continued support. The FPIES Foundation is partnering with Invitae to bring you this registry, the first of its kind globally.

Registered families will have opportunities to participate in research and informational surveys and immediately see the results of those surveys. All patient information is kept confidential and FPIES families will always own their information and be able to opt-in or opt-out of participation.

Knowledge is power. By joining the FPIES Foundation PIN, you enhance knowledge of FPIES and provide information for doctors to research and understand this rare condition.

Population(s) Served
Children and youth
Adults

http://fpiesfoundation.org/find-a-healthcare-provider/

Population(s) Served
Children and youth
Adults

The FPIES Foundation respects the difficulties faced by a family affected by FPIES and dedicates itself to helping families living with FPIES today by supporting their multifaceted needs. It is Our Vision to provide tools for families & patients managing FPIES every day.
Your most powerful contribution to The FPIES Foundation is your family’s voice.

Population(s) Served
Children and youth
Adults

Where we work

Awards

Top-Rated Nonprofit Award 2020

GreatNonprofits

Certification 2019

HonCode - Health on the Net Foundation

How we listen

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  • What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?

Financials

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Board of directors
as of 04/01/2024
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board co-chair

Mrs. Joy Meyer

The FPIES Foundation


Board co-chair

Ms. Amanda LeFew

The FPIES Foundation

Amanda LeFew

The FPIES Foundation

Joy Meyer

The FPIES Foundation

Board leadership practices

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? Yes
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? Not applicable
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Yes
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Yes
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? Not applicable

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 4/21/2021

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Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
White/Caucasian/European
Gender identity
Female
Sexual orientation
Decline to state
Disability status
Decline to state

The organization's co-leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
White/Caucasian/European
Gender identity
Female
Sexual orientation
Decline to state
Disability status
Decline to state

Race & ethnicity

Gender identity

Transgender Identity

Sexual orientation

No data

Disability

No data

Equity strategies

Last updated: 04/21/2021

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Policies and processes
  • We have community representation at the board level, either on the board itself or through a community advisory board.
  • We engage everyone, from the board to staff levels of the organization, in race equity work and ensure that individuals understand their roles in creating culture such that one’s race identity has no influence on how they fare within the organization.