Since 1993 we have been supporting, educating and advocating for those with Celiac Disease and non-celiac gluten sensitivity. Here are some of the highlights of the organization since its inception:
Healthy Villi (HV) began when Melinda Dennis hosted a meeting in her Cambridge, MA apartment in April.
HV outgrew meeting in private homes and officially became the Greater Boston Celiac Disease/DH Support Group.
HV became Chapter 67 of CSA/USA.
HV became incorporated.
HV applied for and was granted a 501c3.
HV set up its first website.
HV ended its affiliation with CSA/USA.
Became New England Celiac Organization.
Became National Celiac Association by acquiring the assets of CSA/USA.