The WNY Gluten Free Diet Support Group typically meets one Saturday per month from to . The usual meeting location is Mount Mercy Academy - 88 Red Jacket Parkway, just off Abbott Road close to MercyHospital. The meeting room is in the dining hall located in the lower level. All meetings offer special counseling for the newly diagnosed. Wegmans Food Markets provides a complimentary grocery bag of gluten free food products for individuals recently diagnosed with CD and who are first time meeting attendees.
What do we do at our meetings?
Each month we discuss a topic of interest to the celiac community and usually have a speaker from the Western NY community. In addition, we also have available at our monthly meetings a lending library from which members may borrow various publications, cookbooks and other books on Celiac Disease, gluten free cooking, and other issues related to gluten intolerance.We are also fortunate to have a wealth of publications available for you to pick up and take home.The free handouts are on a variety of subjects and issues that relate to the gluten free diet and celiac disease.Currently, VinChet Bakery sells a variety of their delicious GF baked goods (bread, rolls, donuts, cofee cakes - to name a few) before and after our meetings. All of these offerings add up to lots of benefits for those of you with Celiac Disease or gluten intolerance. If that's not enough, remember that there are always plenty of homemade Gluten-Free goodies at our meetings. See you at the next meeting!
Meeting and Event Schedule
Meetings are held once a month from 10:00 - 11:30 AM at the
Thank you for your attendance at the monthly meetings this year. There were a number of important speakers at our meetings this year, helping our memebrs to live a healthy gluten free lifestyle. Education is one of the important corenerstones of our group. We thank the many speakers who gave their time and talents to help advocate for our members.
We are always looking for ideas for speakers at upcoming meetings. Let us know if you have an idea or a guest speaker in mind.