The Chase Community Giving Foundation is currently sponsoring a Vote to Fund charities, with $500,000 to the most popular!
You can vote for up to five charities using Facebook!
Please take a moment to vote for these two, today – the contest ends tomorrow, May 25, 2011 so hurry!
Neuro-Immune Disease Research
The Whittemore Peterson Institute for Neuro-Immune Disease (WPI) was created to answer a critical need for discovery and medical treatments for those with serious illnesses that impact the body and the brain.
These often debilitating and life-long diseases, including M.E., CFS, fibromyalgia, post Lyme disease, GWI and autism, have too few medical solutions. WPI continues to make significant strides through the work of our innovative research program. Translating novel research into effective patient treatments for millions around the world will begin with the opening of our 10,000 sq. ft. medical facility.
Here we can engage in revealing clinical trials and provide onsite care to those who are unable to pay. We require money for initial expenses and to establish a patient fund. WPI’s commitment to discovery has already inspired much hope worldwide. Now it is time to put hope into action by offering meaningful patient care to these underserved populations.
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Research
In spite of its odd-sounding name, chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is as disabling as cancer, multiple sclerosis and late HIV disease. As many as 17 million children and adults around the world have CFS, and we still don’t understand its causes.
To end the suffering CFS inflicts, the CFIDS Association of America is building a critical mass of rigorous research that validates the biological basis for CFS and leads to better ways to diagnose and treat it. We’re putting research first to achieve the vision of a future in which the life-altering disability, stigma and isolation of CFS no longer exist.
Your vote will help us award grants to support new research studies exploring diagnostics and treatments; expand our SolveCFS BioBank with more samples and clinical information on patients and healthy volunteers; and build a data-sharing platform to help researchers aggregate and analyze information using powerful bioinformatics tools. Based in Charlotte, NC, our work has worldwide impact.
If the links above don’t work, then Here’s how to vote:
#1.Go to the Chase Community Giving Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/ChaseCommunityGiving
#2. "Like" this page
#3. Then click here http://apps.facebook.com/chasecommunitygiving/charities/205904991-whittemore-peterson-institute-fo
#4. And then VOTE! by voting here
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