Sunday, December 2, 2012

Help win $150,000 for CFS Clinic

Dear Nonprofit and Other ME/CFS Leaders:

The Canadians need our help in the Aviva Contest! Up to $150,000 in prize money could go to the new Complex Chronic Diseases Clinic in Vancouver, CA! The medical director is Dr. Alison Bested, a leading ME/CFS and FM clinician. The money won will be used for research equipment for a biobank. Research will benefit patients around the world affected by ME/CFS, fibromyalgia, multiple chemical sensitivities, and chronic Lyme disease.

The project qualified for the Semi-Finals in Round 1. Voting in the Semi-Finals runs from December 3-12. The top ten projects will be judged in the final phase of the competition to see how much each of them will receive.

The Aviva voting page for the project is at: may register through your Facebook account or at the Aviva Community Fund website. Once registered, voting just takes a second. You may vote once daily for ten days. For those who need help in voting, there is a "how to vote" video on the page.

There is a special Facebook page for the project at: Please Like the page if you visit.

You may also join an event page to get daily reminders to vote.

Please help spread the word about this contest to family, friends, and colleagues. Forward this email, Tweet, or Share on Facebook.

Working together, we can win this competition for ME/CFS!

Thanks for your support in past online contests, which has yielded over $369,000, and again in the Aviva competition! We really appreciate your help!


Faith Wong
Member of the ME (ME/CFS) Fundraising Group

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