AAFA-STL's Executive Director Wins Nurse of the Year Award!
Our very own Joy Krieger was the recipient of the Nurse of the Year award in Missouri (public health and case management category), presented byMarch of Dimes Missouri Chapter this past Saturday. We are elated that Joy's advocacy efforts and work to improve health outcomes in MO have been recognized. What an honor!
School Nurse RESCUE Program in the Spotlight at ACAAI 2016
AAFA-STL was invited to present a poster abstract about the outcomes from our school nurse RESCUE program at the 2016 American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology (ACAAI) Annual Meeting in San Francisco! We reported that nearly 85% of students last year were able to return to the classroom after being treated with a piece of asthma equipment supplied by AAFA-STL to the school. Pictured here at the presentation (L to R): Reagan Nelson, Emily Vandas, Joy Krieger and local allergist, Dr. Manoj Warrier.
Holiday Gift Wrap - Volunteers Wanted!
Help us spread holiday cheer at our annual gift wrapping fundraiser held at The Saint Louis Galleria Mall. Volunteers will wrap, bag, and bow shoppers' holiday packages as they shop - what a holly, jolly good time! Two-hour shifts are:
-Saturday, December 17th
-Sunday, December 18th (12pm-6pm)
Feel free to recruit family & friends (inc. kiddos!) to work with you at the table!
If you'd like to sign up, please email Emily Vandas at firstname.lastname@example.org or reach us by phone at 314.645.2422 x4.
Join our dedicated team of professionals for a new AmeriCorps VISTA program to serve St. Clair and Madison Counties in IL! During your year of National Service with AAFA-STL, you will help improve awareness and participation of the School Nurse RESCUEprogram through community engagement and capacity building initiatives. There are 2 VISTA positions open, to start February 2017.