Category: Fundraisers

Why people with ME need healthy allies

On Sunday 29th of September, my husband, David, and our daughter, Rosslyn, are taking part in the Great Scottish Run 10K to raise money for #MEAction UK. As friends of #MEAction volunteer Emma Shorter and her family, David and Rosslyn have been aware of ME for some time but they’ve only relatively recently gained a

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Hannah Bowlus: Fighting Inequality, Finding Power in Community

  I’m Hannah Bowlus and I’m the administrative assistant at #MEAction. I take care of basic things like mailing t-shirts, archiving and scheduling calls. I talk with a lot of you. The more I get to know this community the more urgent and vital our work feels. I get to see everything that’s going on

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Twitch Gaming Show Fundraises for #MEAction!

Rat Queens, a show on the popular Twitch channel, HyperRPG, is hosting a fundraiser for #MEAction this Wednesday, May 8th at 7pm PST. Twitch is a live streaming platform and anyone can watch and participate from their homes! 100% of  the proceeds will go to #MEAction. Rat Queens (based on the Image Comic Book Series by

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Research: supporting advocacy orgs yields huge payoffs

This Giving Tuesday, I’ve got some good science to show why you should donate to #MEAction and other advocacy organizations! The study Disease Politics and Medical Research Funding: Three Ways Advocacy Shapes Policy sets out to discuss single-disease interest groups and their influence on US politics: “This article explores their effects on federal medical research priority-setting.

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Community Roundup – Telling Our Story to the World

Across the globe, we are pursuing creative projects across all mediums to tell the world about myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME). In our fall roundup, you’ll be inspired reading about the work and accomplishments of some of our community heroes. Support the #MEAction community by donating to our #GivingTuesday campaign this Tuesday, Nov. 27  where Facebook will match your

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#MEAction receives $50K donation from Pineapple Fund

#MEAction is thrilled to announce that it has received a $50,000 donation from the Pineapple Fund, an anonymous donor who is one of the largest holders of Bitcoin in the world. “The #MEAction community is incredibly grateful to the Pineapple Foundation for helping our organization support the work of activists across the world fight for change

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OMF TRIPLE TUESDAY: TRIPLE YOUR IMPACT FOR A CURE

Open Medicine Foundation is excited to launch Triple Giving Tuesday OMF which will run from Tuesday, Oct. 17, through Tuesday, Nov. 28. Wonderful, caring, and compassionate OMF supporters, Jack and Dilla Cosgrove and family, have graciously pledged a $100,000 matching gift to encourage world-wide support of Triple Giving Tuesday OMF. Chris shares with you why

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