Do you have an idea for raising awareness and/or funds to spread the word about ME/CFS?
Being a Community Activist and raising awareness about ME/CFS is a lot simpler than it sounds.
Registration is free and only takes a few moments.
We’ll email you immediately with your information on how to get started. If you need further information from us (for example if you’re holding a fundraising event) we’ll be in contact with the information within the week.
Once you’re registered you will need:
Need more information?
Looking for ideas?
Not everything has to be a big event – small, consistent actions, or behind-the-scenes work can have a lasting impact. Here’s some ideas across the broad range of awareness-raising activities:
- Promote awareness in your workplace
- Introduce Workplace Giving
- Promote awareness in your school
- Promote awareness online
- Promote awareness in your local community
- Holding a competition/raffle
- Dealing with The Media
Community Activists are essential to getting the message out about ME/CFS into the wider community.
ME/CFS International Awareness Day is on 12th May every year. It’s a day to focus on getting the message out there loud and clear and in a coordinated way. But as far as we’re concerned every day is Awareness Day.
The sorts of activities we do at Emerge Australia to raising Awareness includes:
And it also includes working with a wonderful group of volunteers both in our office and out in the community, to get the message out there.