We are proud to partner in this critically important work. Although many are aware of the existence of eating disorders, most do not understand how pervasive or severe they are. Eating disorders do not recognize boundaries as they relate to age, gender, race, ethnicity, country or socioeconomic status. Every 62 minutes someone dies from an eating disorder. Any proceedsRead more
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Today eating disorders occupy the same ground as alcoholism or breast cancer a few generations back. Awkward silence marks the subject. Without conversation, there is no light shed on the illness allowing stereotypes and myths to abound. Something for Kelly has adopted the phrase “Start a Conversation” with the goal of raising awareness about this epidemic that is reaching out to a younger audience each year.
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Episode Five- The prelude to the Vulnerable voice- a discussion with me and Brian Cuban http://somethingforkelly.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/Brian-Cuban.mp3 Download EpisodeRead more
On January 22nd of this year, Something for Kelly Foundation founder Patti Geolat hosted a small fundraising event at her home in Dallas. The goal was to bring attention to eating disorders as actual illnesses affecting more than just Caucasian women.
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February is National Eating Disorder Awareness Month, and heralds the start of fundraising month for the Something for Kelly Foundation. Eating disorders are a critically underfunded area of research, and insurance coverage for treatment remains inadequate.