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Support Severe ME Day: Join the Silence Challenge

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August 8th is Severe ME Day. It is a day of awareness raising for those suffering severe Myalgic Encephalomyelitis as well as a day of remembrance. August 8th was the birthday of Sophia Mirza, a 32 year-old woman who died of ME. One way you can participate and raise awareness for ...

#SockItToMECFS with BHC’s new fundraising challenge!

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Bateman Horne Center launches the #SockItToMECFS Challenge. Wear your wildest and wackiest socks to raise awareness and funds for advancing ME/CFS diagnosis and care. Challenge your friends to do the same ...

Donate to Karina’s Legal Fund

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Over the past several years, many of us with and without ME have looked on in horror as Karina Hansen was forcibly removed from her home and institutionalized.  This was in part due to Denmark's decision to rename myalgic encephalomyelitis "bodily distress syndrome" and classify it as a psychological illness. The ...

Join the MILLIONSMISSING Chicago Protest/Day of Action

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The Chicago protest #MillionsMissing will feature talks by Dr. Leonard Jason, Dr. Marcie Zinn, well-known epidemiologists; Carol Head, of Solve ME/CFS; Barbara Morrison; ME/CFS patients; and families and friends. It will take place at the James Thompson Center, 100 W. Randolph St, Chicago between 11:30am-12:30pm. Please click below to attend, learn more ...

Help Cure My Husband Please

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I have had M.E. for years now, unable to work. My 19 year old daughter is unemployed, pregnant and living at home looking for a job. My husband was just put in the hospital for 2 days and told he needed his colon removed, an ileostomy, and a second surgery ...

Join the #MillionsMissing fundraising team!

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With the help of our community’s ingenuity, strength, and indomitable spirit, #MEAction has: Spearheaded a petition to release the PACE trial data, garnering over 12,000 signatures.  This was presented in the recent FOI request to release PACE data as evidence of peaceful patient involvement Launched the worldwide protest #MillionsMissing in ...

Help fund CII’s ME/CFS Monster Study: Microbes, Immunity, & Complex Data

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Columbia University - Center for Infection and Immunity has seriously upped the ante on the initial microbe discovery project in Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. Their impressive, rigorous new study could point the way to diagnostic tests, and even treatments – but first they need the funds to complete the work ...

Take Action on Severe ME Day

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Today, August 8th, is Severe ME day.  Today is a day of remembrance, when we think of those whom we have lost to ME.  Severe ME Day is August 8th because that was Sophia Mirza's birthday.  Her death in 2003 was one of the first in which cause of death ...

ME in Poland: Help me raise awareness & funding all across the EU

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Hi, I'm Mike Harley from the UK, and for the last 18 months I've been raising awareness and funds for the biomedical research charity Invest In ME. One of my best friends has had ME for over 10 years and over the last 2 years I've met a number of ...

Send Dr. Ron Davis a 75th birthday message!

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The Open Medicine Foundation (OMF) is inviting patients and supporters to send Dr. Ron Davis a message for his birthday and a donation to support his End ME/CFS Project. The OMF said that the messages would be compiled into a “massive card” that would be presented to him. Dr. Davis, of Stanford ...
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