Happy May Day… and Celiac Awareness Month! 2014 Newsletter

2 May

As we launch into May… we spring into a HUGE project that requires you!

We need your help to accomplish The Midtown Collective Project 2014-2016

ETA – Late May / Early June 2014

  • The project will involve Kick Starter and we will be using it to raise money to build our first Gluten Free Kitchen.
  • Based on 6 years of research and studies on gluten free trending, we believe this is the only way we can survive.
  • Kickstarter launch date eta is currently Late May at the earliest & June at the latest 2014
  • The kitchen will be launched in stages
  • Stage 1: Adding tables chairs and sitting areas
  • Stage 2: Adding more books & a Sacramento Reading Room
  • Stage 3: Adding a community area for classes, workshops, game nights, potlucks & events.
  • Stage 4: Basic Kitchen (tea, coffee, and basic non-oven prep)
  • Stage 5: Prep Kitchen (oven, ect…)
  • Stage 6: move community area and open up store to a larger size
  • Ways you can help:
  • Update your coThe Sacramento Reading Room will 

We Need Help Starting the End of May:

  • Update your newsletter information through Mail Chimp or at the register at GFS or email us at gfspecialty at gmail.com with the subject “UPDATE INFO”
  • Read your newsletters
  • Join us on both our group FB page and on my personal FB page
  • Join us tweeting
  • Sign up to volunteer (we currently need help making phone calls and emails)
  • We will give a heads up 1 week before we plan to launch on Kickstarter and another when we launch.
  • Beginning late May we need your help letting media know that we need help with this project
  • We need help sharing our kick starter across all social mediums
  • We need help getting our story to become as viral as possible, we currently have no funding for advertising.

Things You Can Do To Help Us Out NOW – During Celiac Awareness Month:

Letter to a Friend on Gluten allergy, sensitivity & Celiac.

Getting Tested for Celiac

Let the Gluten Free Buyer Beware

Teaching About Gluten Requires More than Just Statistics

 

Rate or Review us on 5 places online & show us the proof. We’ll reward you in JUNE!!!! and you will forever have our gratitude!!!!

June’s reward- $5 off any purchase of $50 or more

With the industry changing, this project is the only way we will survive into the future. We were the first gluten free store to open in California almost 6 years ago, without funding, and with only the support of our gluten free community. Over the last 6 years, at least a dozen gluten free stores have closed, many people have told us we’re not profitable and that we should close our doors too, but we refuse!!! We believe the Sacramento community needs our store and this resource as we educate Doctors, Medical Practitioners, Nutritionists, Family Members, Friends, Restaurants, Food Production Facilities and the population at large about Celiac Disease. For decades, Celiac Disease, Gluten Allergies and Gluten Intolerance has been mis-understood and under-diagnosed. Let’s change this and prevent others from experiencing health ailments, sickness & ultimately death. Or as we like to say… “Live Well, Eat Well”.

THANKS A BILLION

 

 

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