Spread the Word - It's National Arthritis Awareness Month
For the 50 million Americans and the many more at risk in the United States, the pain, cost and disability of arthritis is unacceptable. That’s why in May – National Arthritis Awareness Month – the Arthritis Foundation is calling on the nation to take action against arthritis, the nation’s leading cause of disability.
If you're ready to start spreading awareness for National Arthritis Awareness Month here are few Actions you can take:
Turn Your Social Actions into Social Good
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Show Your Support with a Twibbon
Add a Twibbon for Arthritis Awareness Month. Twibbon is the easiest and most powerful way to promote awareness of your cause on Twitter and Facebook. The service overlays a small icon onto supporters’ profile images to create a ‘Twibbon’, making a visual, impactful online statement. The user’s Twitter account automatically tweets to let everyone know about their affiliation.
Connect with Us on Facebook!
Have you seen us on Facebook! "Like Us" on Facebook and join thousands of link-minded fans discussing arthritis. Get support, learn from others and stay connected to the latest news and resources available from the Arthritis Foundation. Share our Page with your Family and Friends for Arthritis Awareness Month!
Follow Us & Tweet about It!
During Arthritis Awareness Month leverage those tweets and help raise awareness. Use the hash tag #fightarthritis and reference the Arthritis Foundation @arthritis_org where you can. For example you can Tweet to your follows:
May is National Arthritis Awareness Month. Help Make Arthritis Unacceptable! Visit http://bit.ly/iqQ7QU to help #fightarthritis. Pls RT!
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Add a 'Take Action' Banner To your Website
Another way to help get the word out is by adding a Take Action banner to your website or blog. When your site visitors click on your banner they will be taken to the 2011 Arthritis Foundation Arthritis Awareness Page. To see available banners and instructions for adding a banner to your website. Click here