Our Frequently Asked Questions

  1. What does the foundation do? 

The Sweet Caroline Foundation works to provide allergy awareness and recognition. We have annual runs, provide scholarships, lead allergy-aware presentations, and just recently started developing an educational program in partnership with Food Allergy Canada for students in grades 4-6. 

  1. How can I apply for the scholarships? 

The applications for this year’s scholarships are now closed. We are currently redesigning our scholarship and will have the new guidelines posted in the spring of 2023. 

  1. How can I donate to the foundation? 

You can send an e-transfer to sweetcarolinefoundation@gmail.com or use this link

  1. Do you have any allergy awareness resources? 

We offer allergy awareness presentations, which you can request via email.  We also have EpiPen instructional videos in English and in French. If you are an educator, you can request more information about our education program by emailing info@foodallergycanada.ca

  1. How can I sign up for the Sweet Caroline Run 2022? 

Sign-ups for the 2022 run are not yet open, but you can see more information here.

  1. How can I get involved?

We accept volunteers all year long but are currently looking for some extra hands to help the Sweet Caroline Run 2022 come to life. To be a part of an exceptional group of volunteers, click here

  1. Where does the donated money go? 

The Sweet Caroline Foundation provides scholarships, donates Epi-Pens to community centres, and provides educational resources for groups in the community. 

  1. Where can I find more information about allergies? 

Many allergy-related questions can be answered by Food Allergy Canada. Their website is here and their email is: info@foodallergycanada.ca 

  1. Are there support groups for people with allergies? 

Yes! Check out this website.

  1. Who is Caroline? 

Caroline Lorette was a 14-year-old girl who passed away due to an anaphylactic reaction. She was an athlete, enjoying many sports such as soccer and dance, always striving to do her best. She is the inspiration behind the foundation, we aim to educate how Caroline would have wanted. You can watch Caroline’s story here and see her page here.