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The MEFM Society of BC expresses its heartfelt gratitude to all of those who support our work; your gift matters, to all of those who suffer from ME or FM. We appreciate each and every one of you.

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Donors

 

The following names include those who donated in 2021 up to and including December 13. 

$50 - $99

Irene Boehm                                 Kelly Haydon                                 Marnie Latour

Scot Merriam                                P.J. Mohr                             

$100 - $499

Mavis Dixon                                  Heather Gardiner                         Joan Granatstein

Anne Jaeggle                                 Sue Khazaie                                   Katherine Rahme

Sharon Rousseau

$1000 

Larry Dawe

$7500

The Wickerson Foundation

$10,000+

Opera Mariposa

Opera Mariposa

Thanks to generous event sponsors and the talent and giving hearts of sisters Jacqueline and Stephanie Ko, both of whom live with ME, the MEFM Society of BC has been the grateful recipient of over $90,000 in eight years — funds that are already making a difference in the lives of thousands of patients and their families throughout the province.

For more information, see Opera Mariposa.

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Research Funding
 
The MEFM Society was also pleased to announce the successful funding of two research projects aiming to supply neuroimaging tools to help patients living with myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME), also known as chronic fatigue syndrome. Both research awards are funded and supported by BC SUPPORT Unit Fraser Centre, and represent a total investment of $40,000.  For more information, see our related news article
Unmet Needs Project
 
The ME|FM Society of BC, in partnership with the Complex Chronic Diseases Program (CCDP) at BC Women’s Hospital + Health Centre, a program of the Provincial Health Services Authority, received a Vancouver Foundation Convene grant of $20,000 to support a community engagement project that begins to examine the unmet needs of British Columbians living with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME).  Read our reports here.