Every year, on June 21st, the International Alliance of ALS/MND Associations observes an important day of recognition for ALS/MND—a disease that impacts individuals in every country across the globe. This global awareness day serves as a rallying point to unite people worldwide in the fight against ALS/MND and shed light on the challenges faced by those affected by this devastating disease.
Uniting the World Against ALS/MND
ALS/MND knows no boundaries or borders. It affects people from diverse backgrounds, cultures, and regions. The day of global recognition aims to bring attention to the urgent need for support, understanding, and progress in addressing this debilitating condition.
Why June 21st?
June 21st holds special significance as a solstice, representing a turning point. On this day, the ALS/MND community engages in various activities to symbolize their hope for progress in finding the cause, treatment, and cure for ALS/MND. In addition, it serves as a rallying point for renewed determination and a shared vision of a world free from the constraints of this debilitating disease.
Join the Fight…Spread the Word
Global Day of ALS/MND Recognition transcends boundaries, inviting everyone to participate and contribute. No event is too big or small. No act is insignificant regarding raising awareness of ALS/MND. Here are a few ways you can help spread the word:
- Use the hashtag #ALSMNDWithoutBorders on social media to share information, educate others, and amplify the voice of the ALS/MND community.
- Celebrate international partnerships and collaborations that unite us in the global fight against ALS/MND.
- Show your support for the Fundamental Rights of people living with ALS/MND by reading and sharing an advocacy tool highlighting their needs and challenges.
- Organize a fundraiser for your local ALS/MND association, making a tangible difference in the lives of those affected by the disease.
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