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About the Gluten Intolerance Group®

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. Eighty-five per cent or more of our revenue is used to support our programs. We are led by a Board of Trustees, and GIG’s Medical Advisory Board approves all education materials.

Local Branches

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GIG Board

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Medical Advisory Board

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GIG Message

GIG is your partner in helping those with gluten intolerance diseases live full healthy and productive lives. GIG is the leader in patient and professional support nationally though outreach programs and services. GIG provides scientific, evidence-based information.

GIG Mission

The mission of the Gluten Intolerance Group of North America® is to provide support to persons with gluten intolerances, including celiac disease, dermatitis herpetiformis, and other gluten sensitivities, in order to live healthy lives.

GIG Branch Mission

GIG Branches help to fulfill GIG’s mission on a local and regional level through programs tailored to their community.

GIG Vision

The vision of the Gluten Intolerance Group of North America® is one of mutual support, acceptance, and respect for all persons living with gluten intolerances and working with this community. GIG envisions a united gluten intolerant community in which all persons feel they are healthy, are positively nurtured to live life to the fullest, and are involved and contributing citizens. GIG seeks to fulfill our vision by embracing and modeling:

GIG values and seeks to encourage and support individuals, organizations, companies, and whose work and lives exhibit:

The Fabulous GIG Staff


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