Red River Celiacs

What is GIG?

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 Newsletter
  • Educational Materials - Gluten-free diet instruction and other educational materials, based on the latest research.
  • 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 DH.
  • Actively working towards a unified voice for all persons with gluten intolerance

Patient Packets
This packet includes a summary of current research, diet instruction, and other valuable information for those with celiac disease and/or dermatitis herpetiformis.

GIG® Quarterly Newsletter
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.

Video Tapes
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 topics.

For more information, visit

Mark Your Calendar


What is GIG?

What is Celiac

What is Dermatitis Herpetiformis?

Gluten-Free Diet

Upcoming Meetings and Events


Contact Us

Educational Handouts


Sydney's Health Market
New Location!!
810 30th Ave. S.
Moorhead, MN 56560
Specializing in Gluten-Free/Wheat Free & Organic Products
Carries a wide selection of GF products.

Monday - Saturday
9:00 -6:00
After Hours please call
Sydney's Health Market

See "Upcoming Meetings" Link for More RRC Details
All meetings at Olivet Lutheran Church 1320 Uniersity Dr. S., Fargo unless otherwise noted

RRC Fargo Meetings

Friday-Saturday, June 4- 5
Nat'l GIG Conference

St. Paul, MN

Details at

RRC North Meeting Grand Forks, ND
Location:All meetings will take place at the Ina Mae Rude Center located at 4200 James Ray Drive in front of the Hilton Garden Hotel (corner of University and 42nd Street) , Grand Forks, ND

Contacts: Deb Zaks at 701-775-7402 or Jenifer Brindamour at 701-330-7122.   

Lakes Area Meetings Elbow Lake, MN
Contact: Susan Frykman 320-760-4887 email:


©: 2007 Gluten Intolerance Group ®: of North America. All Rights Reserved.


©: 2007 Gluten Intolerance Group ®: of North America. All Rights Reserved.