Save the date: 13 – 19 September 2020

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)

Global Mitochondrial Disease Awareness Week 2019 kicked off with Light Up for Mito. Around the world over 100 monument and landmarks were illuminated in green to raise awareness.

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).

Light Up for Mito was held on Saturday, 14 September 2019. 

Check our Facebook page / Instagram / IMP website to see the photos!

 

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

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If you want to submit your light up event, please register here;  http://gmdaw.org/register-you-event/

 

Organise a monument for Light Up for Mito

Organise a monument to be lit up green in your area!

Get in touch using our Templates letter/email.

Light Up for Mito 2019 – 14 September 2019

167 of 190 are confirmed

Australia 53 monuments

UK 41 monuments

Canada 25 monuments

Finland 23 monuments

Spain 16 monument

Italy 16 monument

Austria 5 monuments

The Netherlands 4 monuments

USA 3 monuments

Mexico 2 monuments

France 2 monuments

Switzerland 1 monument

Northern Ireland 1 monument

Gibraltar 1 monument

 

Share your images using #lightupformito #gmdaw