Calendar of Events

Usually patient organisations host an event during May awareness month. Visit our calendar of events to find out if there are any near you.

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Light up the Night

Each year to celebrate ME/CFS Awareness on and around the 12th of May, patients and organisations from all around the world organise for landmarks and buildings to be illuminated blue. You can find out which buildings will be blue on or around May 12th 2017, as well as browse photos from 2016, and find out how to submit photos to us for this project.

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Find an Awareness Event

View our calendar to find an event or building lighting up near you.

Light up the Night

See which buildings are lighting up.

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Learn about myalgic encephalomyelitis and chronic fatigue syndrome.

Light up the Night

Each year to celebrate ME/CFS Awareness on and around the 12th of May, patients and organisations from all around the world organise for landmarks and buildings to be illuminated blue. You can find out which buildings in AUSTRALIA will be blue on or around May 12th 2017, browse photos from 2016, as well as find out how to submit photos to this campaign.

Find a Building

View our building details and calendar of events for dates and locations.

View Past Photos

Browse through past photos submitted to us.

Submit Photos

If you are there on the night and end up taking photos, don’t forget to email them to us.

Ways to Participate Online

Do you already use social media most days? Wanting to help without using too much energy? We have a few easy ways you can participate in awareness all through the month of May (and year)!

Share our Facebook posts

Liking and sharing our Facebook posts throughout May (especially photos of the buildings) is a great way to help spread the campaign.

Follow us on Twitter

Follow us on Twitter and retweet any awareness posts that you think should be spread across the Twitterverse.

Download our social media graphics

Download one of our social media cover or profile images and use it throughout May.

Use a Twibbon

Place an overlay ribbon on your Facebook or Twitter profile image for a new look.

Send out a Thunderclap

Participate in a Thunderclap – a timed and automated social media wave.

Subscribe for Updates

Subscribe to our e-bulletin to keep updated on May awareness events, photos of buildings lighting up blue, media activity and more.


Social Media Images

Changing your Facebook cover image or profile photo during the month of May is a simple way to raise awareness to your friends, family, and anyone else who sees it in passing. We have made it easy by creating some for you to download, and each year we will try to add some new graphics so you can mix things up a little.

 

To view the selection of images, click on the link below.

Keep Updated on May Awareness Activities

  • Like us on Facebook and share our ‘Light up the Night’ photos and other ME/CFS news
  • Follow us on Twitter and Retweet throughout May
  • Subscribe to our e-bulletin to keep up to date year-round
until May 12th
until May 12th