15 – 21 September 2019

Global Mitochondrial Disease
Awareness Week

Around the world Global Mitochondrial Disease Awareness Week is marked with educational, fundraising and advocacy efforts designed to raise awareness about mitochondrial disease (mito).

Light Up for Mito (#lightupformito)

Light Up for Mito is a global campaign hosted by International Mito Patients (IMP) involving illuminating landmarks in green to raise awareness of mitochondrial disease (mito). 

How you can get involved:

GMDAW-dot-pointsYou can help us make Light Up for Mito even bigger this year by organising a monument to be lit up green in your area. 

GMDAW-dot-pointsInstall a green light bulb in your porch or outside your home or office and light up for mito. Share a photo on social media using #lightupformito 

GMDAW-dot-pointsChange your profile picture on your social media accounts to the green mito ribbon to help raise awareness


Light Up for Mito Monuments

Thank you to all the monuments and landmarks that lit up in green.

Take a look at the great photos from previous years.

Share your images using #lightupformito #gmdaw2019