Ossining Schools Honored In Anaphylaxis Awareness Competition

  • Comments (1)
Ossining Union Free School District was awarded a $15,000 grant for its participation in a anaphylaxis awareness competition. Photo Credit: Anne Dormer Middle School website.

OSSINING, N.Y. -- Ossining Union Free School district was named one of four districts to receive a $15,000 grant as part of the Raise Your Hand for Anaphylaxis Awareness Competition. 

Raise Your Hand was a nationwide competition that encouraged school districts to virtually “raise their hands” at Anaphylaxis101.com to have their community counted as one that supports anaphylaxis education. During the four-month competition, nearly 150,000 hands were raised across all 50 states, representing 835 school districts.

An estimated one-in-13 children live with a food allergy in the U.S. The Raise Your Hand competition helps to increase awareness and prepares participants for life-threatening allergic reactions.

In addition to Ossining, the schools awarded grants were Cheektowaga-Sloan Union Free School District (Cheektowaga, N.Y.); Oxford Township School District (Oxford, N.J.) and Utica Community Schools (Utica, Mich.)

  • 1

Comments (1)


Great to see this type of a campaign for education and advocacy!

In Other News


Mount Kisco Grand Prix Hosts Project Yellow Light Race


Spring Temperatures Will Finally Return To Ossining This Weekend


Galef Releases Constituent Questionnaire Results