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MSC is excited to celebrate the second annual Mastocytosis and Mast Cell Diseases Awareness Day on October 20, 2019

The goal of the Awareness Day is to increase awareness of mast cell disease in our communities.  It is also an opportunity for patients and caregivers to support each other and share information about this rare and complicated disease.  

 
There are many ways for you to get involved! 
 

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Like our Facebook Page

Visit www.facebook.com/mastocytosis.ca and like our page to stay informed of Awareness Day activities (we have lots of fun things planned) and all future communications from MSC.  

 

 


 

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 Add a frame to your Facebook Profile Pic to #supportmastcelldisease.

  1. Go to https://www.facebook.com/profilepicframes.
  2. Search for "International Mastocytosis and Mast Cell Diseases Awareness Day" by Mastocytosis Society Canada.
  3. Choose the frame and adjust as necessary.
  4. Click Use as Profile Picture. 
  
 
 


Share Your Story with Family and Friends
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Often times, family and friends are uncertain how to support us along the way.  We can help them by sharing information about this complicated disease, explaining how it affects us and showing them how they can be there for us.  

This Awareness Day, we encourage you to share your story on your own Facebook page.  You may be surprised at the positive comments, questions and support you'll receive by sharing a glimpse into your life with rare disease.

Below are Facebook posts from patients who posted about mast cell disease and received an outpouring of support from family and friends.  Feel free to use these as examples for your own story. Remember to add a fundraising button to your post to help MSC continue our Awareness mission.   Example 1    Example 2 

 


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Share our Facebook Fundraiser

Please help us fundraise so we can continue to raise awareness about Mast Cell Disease among patients, caregivers, health care professionals and other important decision makers.  

  • Share our fundraiser on your Facebook page.  
  • Create your own fundraiser for MSC by creating a FB post, selecting Support NonProfit and searching for Mastocytosis Society Canada. Facebook will add a fundraiser to your post, send monies raised directly to MSC and send you an official donation receipt.  
  •  Visit our website for other ways to donate.

 


 

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Purchase a Mast Cell Awareness Charm

Help raise awareness by purchasing and wearing your Mast Cell Awareness charm!  
 
These beautiful charms are a great conversation starter and provide a unique opportunity to raise awareness about mast cell disease.  Purchase a charm, keychain or bracelet for anyone who might be impacted by mast cell disease.  They're sure to wear it proudly!

  

 


  

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Share an Overview of Mast Cell Disease

View or download the MSC Information Pamphlet for a summary of the types of mast cell disease, symptoms and triggers.  This is excellent information to pass along to family and friends who would like a basic understanding of this disease.  

 

 

 


 

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