Support Groups

Online Support Communities

APFED’s online support community, “EOS Connections“, gives patients, caregivers, and family members, whose daily lives are affected by an eosinophil associated disorder, a chance connect with others for support and to share information. EOS Connections is monitored by Inspire and APFED.

There are also a number of Facebook groups for people with eosinophilic disorders. You may use the platform’s search function to find groups to engage with.

Local Support

APFED does not have affiliated support groups, but as a courtesy, a list of volunteer-led support groups are below. Please verify meeting information, location and times with the group leader prior to attending each meeting because all information is subject to change. This list does not imply endorsement or affiliation of any support group with APFED. This list is intended only for groups that organize meetings and events for members to participate in.


State/CitySupport GroupMeeting Schedule &

AlaskaAlaska EGIDDue to the geographical diversity of Alaska, we try to meet a couple times of year mid state,
around Anchorage or Wasilla area. Most group contact is through Facebook.
Gail Balzer
+1 (907) 394-3883
Arizona, PhoenixArizona EOS Support GroupWhen: Last Thursday, every other month
Where: Banner Desert Medical Center
Tara Ross
Arizona, PhoenixPhoenix Children’s
When: Quarterly
Where: Phoenix Children’s Hospital Cohen
Conference Room
Please email for more info or to join support
Eosinophilic Support Group
Please e-mail or call for more informationKirby Nassey Smith
+1 (890) 926-9563
Colorado, DenverEOS ColoradoPlease e-mail or call for additional directions
and information
Chanda Organ
Georgia, AtlantaAtlanta/N. Georgia Eosinophilic Disorders Support GroupWhen: Quarterly meetings.
Please e-mail or call for additional information
Dani Startt
+1 (678) 520-3703
EGID Support Group of BostonPlease e-mail or call for more informationDianna Queheillalt

MontanaMontana Eosinophilic Support GroupPlease call or e-mail for additional information and directionsBecky Sullivan
Nevada, Las VegasEOS Las VegasPlease e-mail for for more informationAmber Hoyt
New York, New York CityNew York Metro EOS Support GroupWhen: Bi-monthly meetings
Where: Mount Sinai Hospital.
Please call or e-mail for additional
information and directions
Amy Jo Frischling
North Carolina,
Charlotte Supports EOSRaquel Durban
+1 (704) 341-9600 ext 1302
North Carolina,
Triangle Eosinophilic Group (TAG)When: Every 3rd Sunday from 3 PM to 5 PM
Locations: vary. Please call or e-mail for additional information and directions
Susan Ramquist
Akron/Cleveland area Eosinophilic
support group
Please e-mail for additional information and
Stacy Bergdorf
+1 (330) 687-3603
Ohio, CincinnatiCincinnati Center for Eosinophilic Disorders/Cincinnati Eosinophilic Family CoalitionWhen: every other month from 6:30 PM to 8 PM
Where: at the hospital; refer to website for details regarding specific room information ; childcare is provided free of charge
+1 (513) 600-8900
UtahEosinophilic Parents of UtahPlease email for additional information.Melissa Sauter
South CarolinaCharleston EOS
Support Group
This group schedules activities through its Facebook page.Stephanie Sams
+1 (843) 813-6735
South CarolinaGreenville
Spartanburg Eos Support Group
This group schedules activities through its Facebook page.Victoria DeLano
Texas, AustinAustin Families with Food AllergiesAFFA (Austin Family with Food Allergies) group meets quarterly
with events in between. All information, events, etc can be found on the AFFA Facebook page.
Texas, Dallas
Ft. Worth
Eosinophilic Family Coalition DFW ChapterMonthly meetings. Please e-mail for additional
information and directions
Amy Zicarelli, Leader
+1 (214) 289-3022
Virginia (Richmond, Fredericksburg, Tidewater, Charlottesville)Central Virginia EOS Support GroupPlease e-mail for additional informationDawn McCoy
Dana Stevens
Washington (state)EMPOWER: EOS
Moms and Pops Organizing Washington EGID Resources
When: Monthly meetings
Where: locations vary.
Please e-mail for additional information and directions
Angie Vos, Co-leader
+1 (360) 970-8257
Catriona Colerick, Co-leader
+1 (360) 828-2600
Jessica Young, Leader