Tell your story to the local media, please download our THINK ZEBRA! Press Kit. The kit includes steps on how to go about contacting the media, sample letters and press releases, FAQs about Primary Immunodeficiency Diseases and other helpful information to use when reaching out to your local media.
Promotional Materials and Publications
Promote awareness of Primary Immunodeficiency Diseases by distributing IDF materials in libraries, doctor's offices, infusion centers, schools and other community meeting spots. Click the following links to download and print materials (You can also order copies of materials by contacting IDF at email@example.com, or 800-296-4433).
• NEW Is it Just an Infection Poster
• NEW Information Cards
• NEW THINK ZEBRA! Buttons (order at firstname.lastname@example.org)
• IDF Publications
2010 Fundraising Kit
Download the New 2010 THINK ZEBRA! Fundraising Kit at www.primaryimmune.org/zebra, or order one at email@example.com or 800-296-4433. Help to raise funds and promote awareness of primary immunodeficiency diseases, while helping to save lives! Money raised will help fund patient and physician education and awareness.
NEW Join the Herd Initiative
IDF is proud to introduce the new Join the Herd Initiative, an easy way to raise funds and promote awareness, that is easily implemented in nearly all types of settings but works particularly well in stores, healthcare facilities, libraries, schools, and other places where there is high hoof traffic! Click here for more information on this easy way to be involved.
THINK ZEBRA! and join us at the IDF Retreats. Online Registration for our 2010 IDF Retreats has begun! CLICK HERE to register now! IDF Retreats are for everyone in the primary immunodeficiency community - patients, parents, siblings, children and partners. THINK ZEBRA! and join us for a retreat weekend of discovery, learning and fun! Space is limited and will be assigned on a first-come, first-served basis so don't delay! For more information, visit our website, or contact IDF at 800-296-4433 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Show Your Stripes
You can "Show Your Stripes" by submitting a picture for inclusion in the IDF ADVOCATE newsletter to email@example.com, of yourself/family/pets featuring black and white zebra stripes! We also encourage you to upload your photos to the Community Photo gallery on IDF Friends and/or IDF Common Ground. IDF Friends for adults, and IDF Common Ground for teens and young adults, are both great ways to get connected to others in the PIDD Community. Consider telling your story by filming an IDF Reel Story or IDF Ground Breaking Story and uploading it to IDF Friends and/or IDF Common Ground.
Another way to display your support for Primary Immunodeficiency Awareness Month 2010 is to add the THINK ZEBRA! Logo and the following tagline to email correspondence, your blog or website and your IDF Friends or Facebook page:
April is Primary Immunodeficiency Disease Awareness Month! IDF Says... THINK ZEBRA!
Take Action and Advocate
Advocacy gives you a voice! You don't need to be a professional lobbyist to influence how policy and legislation are created. Grassroots advocacy helps to personalize an issue and begin to help solve some of the problems that our community faces. Get your IDF Advocacy Toolkit now to start getting involved.
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