Promote Dystonia Awareness
September is Dystonia Awareness Month.
You can promote dystonia awareness by joining Dystonia Moves Me, the DMRF’s annual awareness campaign. Dystonia Moves Me empowers volunteers to promote dystonia awareness locally and in social media.
Let us know how you are promoting dystonia awareness by sharing your photos/videos:
- Upload to www.dystonia-foundation.org/DMM_2019
- Email to email@example.com
- Tag us on Facebook, Instagram (@dystoniamrf), or Twitter (@dmrf)
- Use hashtag #dystoniamovesme
Everyone who informs DMRF of their awareness activities will be included in a random drawing for a $100 gift card. Deadline to enter is October 7, 2019.
There are several ways to take action for dystonia awareness.
Ways to take action for dystonia awareness:
DMRF events and educational meetings happen throughout the country each year.
Read up on dystonia so you are prepared to educate family and friends.
Download a free double-sided fact sheet of dystonia talking points to help start the conversation.
All donations raised for DMRF through Facebook’s fundraiser tools in 2019 will be matched dollar for dollar.
Go to www.facebook.com/fundraisers to get started.
Be sure to notify DMRF of your fundraiser to have your donations matched! Send an invitation or private message to Dystonia Medical Research Foundation .
Keep wallet-sized information cards and stickers on hand to promote dystonia among the people you see on a daily basis.
Contact a local newspaper, TV news program, or blogger and ask them to do a story about dystonia.
When you land an interview with a reporter, use this talking points sheet as a guide of dystonia facts to keep you focused.
The Dystonia Advocacy Network provides tips on reaching out to your US Senators and Representatives to share your story and advocate for dystonia.
Sign up for action alerts to be notified when the dystonia community needs to contact Congress on specific legislation or policy.