Loudoun Allergy Network (LAN) is a support group for families living with food allergies in Loudoun County, Virginia. LAN was founded by a mother, in October of 2007, after her two year old toddler was diagnosed with multiple food allergies and asthma. Starting as an email group, LAN has grown to become a nationally recognized support group for families managing food allergies and anaphylaxis in Loudoun County. LAN members and medical advisors work together to educate and promote food allergy awareness within their community. The group focuses on school and social strategies, share life tips, products and recipes. Connecting with others give members comfort knowing they are not alone.