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Send your shoes to #MillionsMissing by Thursday

#MillionsMissing is calling for some literal boots on the ground, and the deadline is fast approaching.  If you want your shoes to be displayed at the U.S. main protest in Washington D.C., your shoes must be postmarked no later than May 12. If you send your shoes past this date, they may be used for

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Purchase your #MillionsMissing T-Shirt!

#MEAction proudly announces the launch of its #MillionsMissing Zazzle Store! You can purchase #MillionsMissing tee shirts and buttons for the upcoming protest on May 25.  We encourage protesters to wear them to the event as well, to create a visual cohesiveness.  However, you are welcome to wear a red shirt of your choosing, or any

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Fundraiser: #MillionsMissing needs your help!

On May 25, 2016, #MEAction is sponsoring a community-organized protest at Departments of Health and Human Services (HHS) across the country, and in cities all over the world. As a community, we are bowled over by the response.  The protest started as a single effort in Washington, D.C., but as of today there will be

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#MillionsMissing announces US protest demands

ANNOUNCING MEETING ABOUT THE DEMANDS These demands were originally intended for a protest in Washington D.C. alone, but over time, #MillionsMissing has grown into a national, multi-city protest. With that in mind, we will have an open community meeting on Wed. May 11th, 2 pm EDT to discuss the demands and hear any questions or

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#MillionsMissing: your shoes now have a final destination!

#MillionsMissing now has an address where you can send your shoes! We are asking patients who are unable to make it to the physical protest locations to please donate one pair of shoes to the address below and we will display them in their honor at the Washington, DC protest. You can send a pair of

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Send your ME/CFS story on a 240-km journey

On Saturday, 7 May 2016, Mike Sutton will begin a 240-km (150-mi) journey along the Camino del Norte to raise awareness and generate more funding for ME/CFS. Mike is dedicating each day of the ten-day walk to an ME/CFS sufferer, using the hike as a platform to tell their story, share a picture of them during

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10 things you can do for #MillionsMissing with limited spoons

The #MillionsMissing protest is full-steam-ahead: we’re mobilizing in Washington D.C., Seattle, San Fransisco, and Dallas; we’re revving up our engines in other cities all across the United States, our friends in other countries have pitched in, and the enthusiasm has reached an all-time high.  However, if you’re sitting at your computer holding five spoons for

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The UK CFS/ME Research Collaborative to livestream AGM on 27 April

The 2016 Annual General Meeting of the UK CFS/ME Research Collaborative (CMRC) will be livestreamed on Wednesday 27 April, from 2.45 pm to 3.30 pm British Summer Time. Viewers must preregister. The agenda of the AGM is as follows: Welcome and apologies Annual report 2014-15 Charter revisions/approval Plans for 2015-16 Membership of the Board Any other business

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