It’s Our 25th Birthday

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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:

1993

Healthy Villi (HV) began when Melinda Dennis hosted a meeting in her Cambridge, MA apartment in April.

1994

HV outgrew meeting in private homes and officially became the Greater Boston Celiac Disease/DH Support Group.

1995

HV became Chapter 67 of CSA/USA.

1999

HV became incorporated.

2002

HV applied for and was granted a 501c3.

2004

HV set up its first website.

2008

HV ended its affiliation with CSA/USA.

2014

Became New England Celiac Organization.

2017

Became National Celiac Association by acquiring the assets of CSA/USA.