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Celiac Awareness Night with the Philadelphia Phillies

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8/9/2013

This article originally appeared in NFCA's July 2013 newsletter.

The National Foundation for Celiac Awareness (NFCA) is gearing up for the 6th Annual Celiac Awareness Night with the Philadelphia Phillies and the staff couldn’t be more excited for this year’s event.  We’ll be hanging out in front of the Hall of Fame Club  (near Section 211) to provide fans with information on celiac disease, gluten sensitivity and the gluten-free diet.  Come by to meet the staff and enter your name in the free raffle for your chance to win Phillies memorabilia and tickets to a 2013 regular season game plus a parking pass and a coupon for great food at the stadium. 

Buy your tickets today!

New this year!

  • There’s not one, but two dedicated gluten-free concession stands (A new stand, located in section 136, is now open all season long!  Plus, Aramark, the foodservice provider for Citizens Bank Park, will set up a stand in front of the Hall of Fame Club near NFCA’s information table.)
  • More gluten-free options:
    • Chicken sandwiches
    • Hot dogs
    • BBQ pork sandwiches
    • Cheesesteaks
    • Pizza
    • Chickie’s & Pete’s Crab Fries and Cheese Sauce
    • Chicken tenders
    • Philadelphia Water Ice
    • Redbridge Beer
    • Angry Orchard cider
    • Woodchuck cider

For more on the gluten-free options available at Citizens Bank Park and ballparks across the country, visit Gluten Free Philly’s 2013 Gluten-Free Guide to Major League Ballparks.  Special thanks to Michael Savett, the voice behind Gluten Free Philly, and NFCA’s Nancy Ginter for playing an instrumental role in working with Aramark to get more gluten-free options into the ballpark. 

NFCA receives a portion of ticket sales to support our free programs and services for people affected by celiac disease and other gluten-related disorders.  Read the recap of last year’s event on the NFCA staff blog, Celiac Central: Bits and Bites.

 




 
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