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AT&T Park

Celiac Disease Fundraiser with the S.F. Giants!  

AT&T Park 
Thursday, June 28
The Giants are playing the Cincinnati Reds. This fundraiser will support Camp Celiac 
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and the Celiac Disease Foundation. 
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Folks can purchase their own type of seat section, allowing flexible ticket prices. There will be no pre-game event. Food can be purchased in the park. A cool Giant's collectible basket will be yours - if you purchase the most tickets on one transaction.
Look for a Jumbo Tron Shout out during the game. Pre-game will also welcome our Celiac Disease fundraiser night support on TV's displayed throughout the stadium.
AT&T Park Gluten Free Menu: Section 112 (behind home plate) is offering gluten-free hot dogs, Redbridge beer, peanuts, popcorn and Ghiradelli hot fudge sundaes. 
Tickets can be purchased here
Friis Family Thanks to Karen Friis, pictured with her family, for organizing this community event!
Contact Karen at

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Two new restaurants with gluten-free menus
(We recommend diners with celiac disease call ahead to determine if these are safe options for you) 
2130 Fourth St, San Rafael
(415) 454-7700
One of our members recommends it and
new owner Ginger Ann Sandoval reports:

"I serve Gluten Free Pancakes, Waffles, Biscuits & Benidicts all made from my own homemade mix. I also serve gluten free pasta dishes. I am finding great joy in serving these items to those who need or want it."

Miracle Mile Cafe 

Coddingtown Mall 
in Santa Rosa 
(707) 303-1980 
This well-know chain opened its long-awaited Santa Rosa location
BJ's Brewhouse 

North Bay Celiacs News

June 2012


Our Bulletin Board is updated for June. Click here to read about support groups, classes and events.

In this newsletter issue:
  • Watch for our new logo and website changes
  • Keep shopping Napa Whole Foods for Camp Celiac
  • Fundraising - Whole Foods Los Altos a big success!
  • Gluten-Free Care Package for newly diagnosed
  • NEW! NorCal Gluten-Free TEENS - Meeting 6/23 
  • Celiac Disease Awareness Night with the Giants 
  • New gluten-free restaurant options locally

We have a new look!
The Celiac Community Foundation of Northern California has a new logo! Thanks to the talented team at Design2Market for donating their services to create our logo. 
 We will be developing our new website this summer at and moving community content there from North Bay Celiacs. Starting next month, this newsletter will have the new logo.

Remember to visit Whole Foods in Napa through June and bring your own bags to raise money for Camp Celiac through their Nickels for Nonprofits program!

Whole Foods in Los Altos 
Fundraiser a Big Success!
The Whole Foods store in Los Altos chose the Celiac Community Foundation of Northern California as the recipient of their Community Giving Day on May 30th and donated 5% of their proceeds to us. The donation totaled $6,165! This is a big boost for our free community services, and we are very grateful. 
Whole Foods Los Altos 
Thanks to our volunteers, Vic and Hallie Dolcourt, for staffing our table and performing many other helpful tasks, and to The Family Chef, Amy Fothergill, for teaching a wonderful gluten-free cooking class. 
Vic DolcourtHallie DolcourtAmy Fothergill 

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Newly Diagnosed?
Receive a Gluten-Free Care Package!

If you or your child has been diagnosed with celiac disease through a biopsy in the past 12 months, call the University of Chicago Celiac Disease Center at 773-702-7593. The package will contain all the materials and samples you need to start the gluten-free diet so that you can spend your energy getting well instead of looking for information.
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NorCal Gluten-Free Teens

Saturday, June 23rd

2-4 PM in Santa Rosa 

A new community group just for gluten-free TEENS in the Bay Area, ages 13-17

  • NorCal Gluten-Free Teens will communicate on Facebook and meet up on occasion.
  •  A collaboration between a group of teens who met at Camp Celiac, GIG of Marin, and the Celiac Community Foundation of Northern California. 
  • Independent and informal
  • Henry Grunzweig, a student at Cal and previous Camp Celiac counselor, will be the group's young adult mentor.
  • Teens who are on a gluten-free diet for any medical reason are welcome. 
  • Membership is free.
  • Refreshments will be celiac-safe.

Come meet other gluten-free teens and enjoy music and refreshments. Courtney Yates, who will be a junior counselor at Camp Celiac this year, will host the group's inaugural event at her home in Santa Rosa. RSVP to Courtney by June 18th at

 and she will send you the address. 


PARENTS: Parents are welcome to either drop off their teen after signing in or stay to chat with other parents.


QUESTIONS?: Feel free to contact any of us:

Courtney Yates (teen leader)

Henry Grunzweig (young adult mentor)

Tracy Haughton (GIG of Marin)

Jennifer Iscol (Celiac Community Foundation of Northern California)


Did you enjoy a meal at Pica Pica in Napa or San Francisco during their Dine & Donate on May 20? Tell us about your experience! We will report on this successful event in our July newsletter.  



Jennifer Iscol

North Bay Celiacs
A Celiac Disease Foundation Connections Group
Sebastopol, CA