About the Gluten Intolerance Group
The Gluten Intolerance Group, also known as GIG, is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization funded by private donations, including the Combined Federal Campaign, United Way Designated Giving, Employer Matching Funds, as well as proceeds from memberships, and the sale of products and services. We rely on your tax deductible contributions. 85% or more of our revenue is used to support our programs.
Click here for a complete list of GIG's local branches.
Click here to view GIG's Board.
Medical Advisory Board
Click here to view GIG's Medical Advisory Board.
GIG is your partner in helping those with gluten-related disorders live full, healthy and productive lives. GIG is the leader in patient and professional support nationally through outreach programs and services. GIG provides scientific, evidence-based information.
GIG's Mission is to support persons wih gluten intolerances, celiac disease, dermatitis herpetiformis, and other gluten sensitivities, through consumer and industry services and programs that positively promote healthy lives.
GIG's Branches fulfill GIG's mission on a local and regional level through programs tailored to their communities.
The vision of the Gluten Intolerance Group of North America is one of mutual support, acceptance, and respect for all persons living with gluten-related disorders. GIG envisions a united gluten intolerant community in which all persons feel they are healthy, are positively nurtured to live life to the fullest, and are involved and contributing citizens. GIG seeks to fulfill our vision by embracing and modeling:
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GIG values and seeks to encourage and support individuals, organizations, and companies whose work and lives exhibit:
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| || ||Collaboration ||Esperit de corps ||Loyalty || |
| || ||Accountability ||Integrity ||Personal & professional responsibility || |
| || ||Proactivity ||Leadership ||Positive community involvement || |
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GIG follows the Principles of Good Governance and Ethical Practice: A Guide for Charities and Foundations, and Health on the Net guidelines.
31214 124th Ave SE
Auburn, WA 98092
8:00 am - 4:00 pm Pacific Monday – Friday
Office Holidays (Office is Closed):
- New Year’s Day (January 1)
- Presidents’ Day (third Monday in February)
- Memorial Day (last Monday in May)
- Independence Day (July 4)
- Labor Day (first Monday in September)
- Thanksgiving Day (fourth Thursday in November)
- Day after Thanksgiving
- Christmas Eve (December 24)
- Christmas Day (December 25)
This website is supported by the generous contributions of donors and members of the Gluten Intolerance Group. No commercial funds support this site. Links to the sites listed below are provided as paid advertising, having met the advertising policies of GIG. Contact GIG for Ad policies and information.