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Today @ MAND – RDN Day of Giving

March 9th, 2021

Join us on March 10th for our inaugural Day of Giving! Every donation counts, and every penny goes to a future RDN to cover student expenses in scholarship awards.


Please join us in support of the Massachusetts Dietitians Education Foundation (MDEF) to raise scholarship funds for future RDs! The first annual Day of Giving will be on March 10, 2021 which is RD Day. We are hoping for 100% participation – every little bit counts! If each of our 2,000 members donated $10, we would be able to fund scholarships to deserving students for years to come. Also, 100% of the proceeds will go directly to MDEF and your donation is tax-deductible . This year, MDEF is partnering with the MAND Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee to provide a new scholarship to a deserving Massachusetts RD-to-be from an under-represented group(s) within the dietetics field. Follow along on social media for more updates prior to the Day of Giving!

MDEF Websitehttps://www.eatrightma.org/page/massachusetts-dietetic-education-foundation-mdef

PayPal Address: https://www.paypal.com/donate?token=92B50KqRd4I8MRcH8aWu-WVHFII7FYMMOPZ5TWkTogRJ0d-bLQpWHmww7YYhQ-z_HmhAcT1rJoLRBgLs

Venmo: (@MDEF-MA)

Mailing address for checks: Massachusetts Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, PO BOX 68, Medway, MA 02053


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Posted by: Maureen Kelly Gonsalves

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