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HELP SPREAD THE WORD
If you don’t have time to volunteer, no worries! You could still help raise awareness about the Worldwide Endometriosis March (EndoMarch) and World Endometriosis Day movements by sharing information found on this blog, including ways to join the various committees that are now up and running, as well as the following basic contact information:
Phone: (202) 630-7723
And, when we have updates about the global ENDOMARCH 2016 events, we’ll upload flyers that can be easily downloaded or posted in social media.
If you would like to rally your friends or family to join the EndoMarch movement, just share this awesome awareness video with them or this other amazing one by Casey Berna! There are also many other inspirational videos on our YouTube Channel, depicting amazing scenes from EndoMarches that took place all over the globe over the years.
You can also “like” our Worldwide EndoMarch page on Facebook, or follow us on Twitter at @MWMFEndo or on Pinterest at endomarchpin. On Instagram, you can follow us at endomarchteam and join our hashtag campaign by using the #EndoMarch, #EndoMarch2016, or #WorldEndometriosisDay hashtags.
If you are a blogger, we would love for you to be a guest blogger or join the annual Blogger’s Unite campaign that starts in February of each year. To become a guest blogger, just email us at info@endomarch, and one of our team members who will be happy to help get you started.
AMAZON SHOP FOR A CAUSE
Thanks to an awesome program offered by Amazon, a percentage of proceeds from every purchase you make on Amazon Smile, will help support the EndoMarch events or your favorite team. To add this Amazon button to your blog or website, just click CODE FOR AMAZON’S BUTTON for the code!
CONTACT YOUR LOCAL NEWSPAPER OR TV STATION
Your voice has power, but only if you use it!
There have been many success stories from members of our group who gained press coverage by simply taking that first step of emailing or calling their local TV news stations or journalists. In fact, Casey from the New York EndoMarch chapter did just this, when she teamed up with the Endometriosis Foundation of America to organize a successful Yellow TV Brigade, which made it onto the Today Show. So, it’s definitely worth a shot! Feel free to use any of the downloadable flyers & other resources from our blog to help present your story.
There are many different volunteer opportunities available, including the chance to join a local chapter or one of our national committees. For more information about joining a local chapter, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org so that we can provide you with the most updated roster. To apply for other positions or committees, please see the below-listed information.
Education Ambassador Position
As a certified Endometriosis Education Ambassador, you’ll be invited to join the guest speakers forum and be provided with the presentation materials needed to conduct your own endometriosis education programs in schools or in other organizations, such as medical societies. If you would like more information, please email the Ambassador Program Chair at email@example.com, or, just click here to apply for the Endometriosis Education Ambassador position.
Advocacy Week Committee Member
Our first Advocacy Day (Congressional Luncheon) took place in Washington, D.C., on March 12, 2014. To keep the tradition going, this year a pilot program was launched with Team Virginia as the lead and they organized a successful 2-day trip to Washington, D.C., to meet with their state’s elected officials. Since these programs have proved effective for bringing endometriosis to the attention of elected officials, we’ll continue the tradition for the 2015-2016 season. To learn more about the Advocacy Week Committee, you can contact the Chair by visiting the Advocacy Week website. Or, just click here to apply to become an Advocacy Week Committee Member.
Nationwide Support Hotline Committee
First, a note of thanks to the PM who suggested that we create a nationwide support hotline! It has proven to be such a popular idea that we are moving forward with feasibility studies and early planning. If this program is of interest to you, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
International Committee Member
International Committee Members will help support correspondence & outreach to our international supporters, as well as international organizations such as the World Health Organization. Email the International Committee Chair at email@example.com if you are interested in learning more!
A national fundraising committee is being organized now. Please contact the Fundraising Committee Chair at firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in joining this dynamic team of dedicated volunteers.
For those outside of the USA, volunteers can join an existing international chapter or start one by applying to become an Affiliate Partner (certain restrictions apply). For more information on international EndoMarch activities and opportunities, please contact us at email@example.com.
There are many opportunities to get your company involved, including Booth Exhibitor, Event Sponsors, and Retail Partner programs. To learn more about these programs, please contact the Sponsorship Committee Chair at firstname.lastname@example.org.
SHARE YOUR STORY
Your story can make a difference. Share your story so that we can help the general public understand how devastating endometriosis can be to people’s lives. For more information, click here, or just send your pictures, videos, or written stories to us at email@example.com, and we’ll do our best to include your testimony on our blog, in our videos, and in other various online forums. For those in the U.S., you can also now work with the Press/PR Committee, whose members can help you connect with sympathetic journalists in your area who’ve reported on endometriosis or EndoMarch events in the past. Just email the Chair of the Press/PR Committee at firstname.lastname@example.org to get started!
MARCH WITH US
Although we know it’s very difficult for those with chronic illnesses to travel, nevertheless we hope you can march with us at one of the global events that happen every year in March (*). If you’d like to meet with elected officials, you can also join us for Advocacy Week, which occurs each year in the U.S. during the last week in March. Stay tuned for updates about EndoMarch 2016 and Advocacy Week, or email us at email@example.com for more information.
*For 2016, the last Saturday in March falls on Easter weekend, and so some countries, including Team USA, are hosting their events to the 3rd Saturday in March, i.e., Saturday, March 19, 2016. Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
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