Category: Featured actions

The Unpredictability Factor

Running on the idea that visual representations of life with M.E. can – as accurately as possible – portray the depth, the range, the severity and the unpredictability of the condition, I am pleased to say that I am currently embarking on Change For M.E. Change For Us’ next visual project….

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Submit your questions to the NIH

We invite everyone in this community to take a look at these questions and add your suggestions for additional questions or changes below. We plan to collate them and submit an additional list of questions.

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10,000 signatures for more research funding in the UK!

Calling all British M.E. sufferers & allies, Inspired by our American friends and the progress that has been made over in the States with government funding and new research projects, we think it’s time for patients to put the pressure on the UK parliament. We are asking for an increase in budget to fund bio-medical research as well as the formation of a work group to represent the issues facing our community in government.

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Everest Challenge for ME Research UK

A team of climbers are taking part in a gruelling charity event with the aim of scaling the height of Everest (8,848m) in a single day, raising funds for much-needed research into ME/CFS. As the climbing wall is only 12.5m in height, the team will have to climb it over 708 times to reach their goal and it’s expected to take them between 6 and 9 hours. The Everest Challenge will be a real test of the team’s commitment, strength and endurance.

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Over twenty US organizations and advocates announce new working group

Help us build a powerful, participatory voice for change in Washington #MEAction is thrilled to announce that we are coming together with over twenty organizations, bloggers, and independent advocates to form a US Action Working Group. We aim to create a powerful, participatory voice for change in Congress, across our federal agencies, and in medicine. Read the

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Tell Congress to Increase ME Funding

Have you always wanted to email your Congressmen/ women about ME/CFS but don’t know what to say? Or maybe you’re too sick to draft a letter? We’ve made it easy! Just go to the listed website and copy and paste the sample letter!

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#MEAction Google Hangout: Canada

This is the sixth of our new series of periodic calls for #MEAction co-founders Jen Brea and Beth Mazur to meet other activists “face to face.” It’s an opportunity to ask big picture questions about the platform, brainstorm strategy, and offer suggestions for future directions. We’d love this call to especially focus on connecting with

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Support #MEAction this Giving Tuesday

It’s been an amazing year in ME advocacy. In countries all around the world, patients are rising up with a new energy (if that’s the right word!) of creativity and collaboration. There is a growing sense that we are living in a moment that is bigger than any one advocate or organization. That we are at the

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