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
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.
Donating on #GivingTuesday helps #MEAction get ready for the new year, with all there is to come! We have two options to obtain matching funds! Facebook and Paypal have partnered to offer up to $7 million in donations made on Giving Tuesday. Take full advantage of this by giving as soon as possible on Giving
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.
#MillionsMissing Crafts Competition We want to have fun while we work for equal treatment for ME sufferers! Win prizes! Submit photos and pattern of a crochet – or knitting project with the #MillionMissing logo. ( Also with a picture of the finished product). We pick three winners receiving a prize and they will be the designers behind #Millionsmissingnorway ‘s official patterns.
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 and donate to
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 in 4 to 6 months
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 12 locations to raise awareness
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.
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 other patients who are now