E-newsletter 23rd November 2020

Christmas is coming With only a few more weeks until the big day, we are all in the midst of planning our Christmas shopping. This is likely to be online more than ever this year, and there are a number of ways you can help ME Research UK while you shop, at no extra cost to you. There are also other ways to help support our work via two special Christmas fundraising campaigns.

Christmas cards Our Christmas cards are selling out fast, but most designs are still available. You can purchase via our online shop (if you’re in the UK, Isle of Man or Channel Islands), or by phone or post via our website. Order now and support our work to inform, influence and invest in ME research.

Amazon Smile When you shop at Amazon Smile you’ll find the same prices, selection and shopping experience as, with the added bonus that Amazon will donate a portion of the purchase price to your selected charity. Visit and select ME Research UK as your chosen charity before you begin shopping.


With you can shop online at many of your favourite stores and raise vital funds at the same time. The process is simple – visit the easyfundraising shopping page, and then click the pink ‘Support this cause’ button to register us as your cause, and start shopping.

12 days of giving Nominations are open for Ecclesiastical’s ‘12 Days of Giving’ which will see the insurance company donate £1,000 to 10 charities each weekday from 7 to 22 December. The winners will be drawn at random each weekday and nominations remain open until midnight the day before each draw. To nominate ME Research UK, all you need to do is visit the campaign website and complete your details.

The Big Give Running from 1 to 8 December, the Big Give’s Christmas Challenge is the UK’s biggest match funding campaign. For seven days, it offers charity supporters the opportunity to have their donation doubled by other donors. ME Research UK will be taking part, so if you’d like to join in, make a donation to us from noon on 1 December via the Big Give website.
As always, you can still donate to ME Research UK in the normal way via on our website.

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