Tag: #MillionsMissing

We Are Essential Campaign

#MEAction is going to embark on a four week campaign, #WeAreEssential, asking Congress to recognize that the disability/chronic illness community is ESSENTIAL and must be included in the next Covid-19 packages.

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We did it! This is what the #MillionsMissing Look Like.

It has been a big week, with over 100 public and virtual events happening across the world! We are honored and grateful to be in this fight for health equality with you. We showed the world that we are the #MillionsMissing – that we will fight for the recognition, treatment, and compassion we deserve for

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#MillionsMissing from ME: 2019 Stories

We asked you, the #MillionsMissing from ME to tell us your stories. We are grateful for all that you’ve shared with us and each other. We are proud to publish your words. We won’t give up the fight. Here is the collection of your stories from 2019. *We tried our best to include all of

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The Global Impact of #MillionsMissing

The impact of #MillionsMissing 2018 was phenomenal. Protestors took to the streets in 100 countries across the world with demonstrations taking place in North America, South America, Europe, the United Kingdom, South Africa and Asia. Along with people taking action from home, there was a total of 300 visibility actions. More than 50 news organizations ran

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Why we’re Targeting the NIH for #MillionsMissing

    The logic is crystal clear for why the National Institutes of Health (NIH) should make a serious commitment to funding research for ME/CFS. The disease affects a high proportion of Americans – estimates range from 1 to 2.5 million people; the disease is highly debilitating, leaving 75 percent unable to work and 25-29

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Join the #MillionsMissing – from your bed, your home, a local park

    #MillionsMissing is fast approaching on May 12th, and we are thrilled to see cities across the world planning demonstrations with bullhorns and speeches. But, we want to emphasize that #MillionsMissing is a movement of “can-you-see-ME-now” at any level. We strongly encourage people who cannot leave their homes to join the fight from your

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Voices from Sacramento: Janet Dafoe and Ashley Haugen

Some of you may know Dr. Janet Dafoe and her daughter Ashley Haugen through their tireless advocacy work for ME.  Dr. Dafoe’s son and Ashley’s brother, Whitney Dafoe, has severe ME, and is the impetus behind their efforts to raise funding, raise awareness, and raise hell. These statements were read at the Sacramento California rally on June 2, 2017.

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#MillionsMissing Will Take to the Streets on May 12th – Join Them!

The #MillionsMissing are taking to the streets in 17 cities across the world on Friday, May 12th to once again demand change for people with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME). Five cities in the UK are hosting #MillionsMissing rallies – with London taking a stance before the department of health for the third time. Norway will demonstrate

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