What is GIG
What is Celiac Disease
What is Dermatitis Herpetiformis
Gluten Free Restaurants in the CSRA
- GF Products
- GF Food
The Gluten Intolerance Group® , also known as GIG® , is a 501(c)(3)
non-profit organization funded by private donations including the Combined
Federal Campaign, United Way Designated Giving, Employer Matching Funds;
proceeds from memberships, the sale of products and our educational
resources. We rely on your contributions, which are tax deductible. 85% or
more of our revenue is used to support our programs.
GIG® is at the forefront of innovative action and is respected globally
as a powerful leader in the celiac community. GIG ® 's volunteers, staff,
and Board are knowledgeable and our materials and resources are credible.
Our Mission is to increase awareness by providing current, accurate,
information, and education, as well as support, to persons with gluten
intolerance diseases, such as celiac disease and dermatitis herpetiformis,
their families, health care professionals and the general public.
Programs supported by our mission include:
- GIG® Quarterly
- Educational Materials - Gluten-free diet
instruction and other educational materials, based on the latest
- GIG® 's Kid's
Camp - an integrated camping program for children ages 7-18.
- Educational meetings and visiting lecturers for
patients, the public, and health care professionals on celiac disease,
dermatitis herpetiformis, and the gluten-free diet.
- Advocacy involvement in the reform of laws
impacting persons with gluten intolerance and education of governing
bodies responsible for research funding and regulations affecting CD and
- Actively working towards a unified voice for all persons
with gluten intolerance
This packet includes a summary of
current research, diet instruction, and other valuable information for
those with celiac disease and/or dermatitis herpetiformis.
A compilation of research, nutrition advise and
product information, recipes, book reviews, meeting news, and what GIG ®
's is doing for the betterment of the gluten-free community.
Restaurant Card Tips
A valuable tool for eating
out. The card is available in many foreign languages.
Our video library contains tapes with
topics ranging from introductory information on celiac disease and
dermatitis herpetiformis, to cooking and baking ideas, and other related
For more information, visit www.gluten.net.