The Big Give

Posted on 2 Jun 2020

ME Research UK hopes to participate in the Big Give Christmas Challenge 2020, which runs from 12 p.m. on 1 December until 12 p.m. on 8 December 2020. The Christmas Challenge is a match funding campaign where donations made during the event are doubled by matching them with monies already pledged by supporters. Additional funds can also come from a Big Give Champion which further increases the giving fund. Big Give 2020 Christmas challenge...

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New videos on severe ME/CFS

Posted on 2 Jun 2020

Natalie Boulton has added two new videos to her project Dialogues for a Neglected Illness, her series of videos covering different aspects of ME/CFS from a variety of perspectives. The new videos are on the topic of severe and very severe ME/CFS, including symptoms and management. Watch them here

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Chop for ME

Posted on 14 May 2020

With the UK government encouraging those who cannot work from home and whose workplace has appropriate measures in place to counter the COVID-19 threat to return to their workplaces, a novel issue has arisen – the urgent need for a haircut. Likewise, for those of us at home – time may seem to have stood still but follicularly-speaking – it has not. It may be that a trim or even something more drastic is needed. Salons, hairdressers and barbers...

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The Countess of Mar – an Appreciation

Posted on 1 May 2020

The Countess of Mar – ME Research UK’s Patron From 1st May 2020, when the Countess of Mar retires officially from the House of Lords after almost 45 years’ service, the ME community will be losing a champion of the first rank and a redoubtable campaigner for acceptance of the illness, for research and for the proper treatment from government and the NHS of those affected by ME. The Countess (her title dates back to c1014 and is the...

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Tea with me

Posted on 1 May 2020

.. being kind and helping and loving people is what gives humans the greatest pleasure…Miranda Hart’s ‘Chamble’- 10th April 2020 During ME Awareness Week, ME Research UK normally encourages supporters to hold a fundraising and awareness raising Tea for ME event. Due shielding and social distancing requirement this will not be possible in May 2020. Instead, we wish to encourage supporters to have a ‘Tea with...

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May Competition – How to Vote

Posted on 20 Apr 2020

During May, ME Research UK is one of 4 charities competing to amass the most votes in the ‘my favourite voucher codes’ ballot. The successful charity will receive a donation of 20% of the site’s profits generated during the month of May. Voting is simple Go to myfavouritevouchercodes.co.uk and select ME Research UK from the list of charities on the right hand side of the screen.Click the red ‘vote’ button.Share on...

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