Get Involved with Awareness Day 2017!

On May 12th and throughout the month of May, people world-wide spread awareness about fibromyalgia and other chronic pain conditions through live events, online activities, and personal efforts. Wondering how you can be involved this year?

Find an Awareness Day Event near you! 

Interested in organizing an event locally? Here are a few easy ways you can make fibromyalgia visible in your community for May 12th Fibromyalgia Awareness Day!


1. Attend a health fair or set up an informational table.

Educating your community about fibromyalgia is one of the best ways to foster understanding and promote awareness. Please fill out this form to request free informational brochures from the NFCPA to distribute for Awareness Day. You could attend a health fair or set up a table at your local park, government building or grocery store. Be sure you have permission to set up first.



2. Show "Living with Fibromyalgia: A Journey of Hope and Understanding" at a local library or support group meeting.

This film explores the journey of a family searching for answers to a fibromyalgia diagnosis. Showing it is a great opportunity to spread awareness and educate your community about fibromyalgia. Please fill out this form to request a free DVD and informational brochures from the NFCPA to distribute at your Awareness Day event.



3. Join a live Together Walk or walk with a local team in the Virtual Together Walk.

Raise awareness of and research funds for fibromyalgia in Together Walks. These events unite communities in support of chronic pain illnesses. The NFCPA is proud to sponsor 9 live events this year, along with a virtual walk that anyone can join. Please click here to learn more and join a Together Walk!



4. Register your Awareness Day Event with the NFCPA. 

Have another great idea for spreading awareness in your community? We'd love to promote your event across the nation to help you be successful. Please fill out this form to register your event with the NFCPA. We can't wait to see what you're doing! In the past, we've seen some amazing art shows, picnics, and programs. a THANK YOU for raising awareness in your community!


2017 Awareness Day


What is Fibromyalgia Awareness Day? 

On May 12th and throughout the month of May of each year, people world-wide spread awareness of fibromyalgia and other chronic pain conditions through live events, online activities, and personal efforts.

Click here to find a Fibromyalgia Awareness Day Event Near You!

Are you planning an Awareness Day Event?

We'd love to help let others know about it! Please click here for our External Events Form to register your event with the NFCPA, and the Leaders Against Pain May 12th Awareness Day Event Coordinator will contact you to help navigate the next steps. Just complete the form to have your event listed in our directory and to get access to help and resources.

Curious about creating an Awareness Day Event but unsure where to start?

We’d like to help! Check out these easy ideas of how you can get involved with Awareness Day this year! Still need more guidance? Click here to request additional information for organizing a successful event.

Are you looking for fibromyalgia awareness apparel or accessories?

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Fibromyalgia is an invisible illness. SEE FIBROMYALGIA campaign is raising recognition of symptoms and impact on daily life.  Your help is needed.  The NFCPA invites you to work with us to transform lives through visionary support, advocacy, research and education of chronic pain illnesses.

Want to spread fibromyalgia awareness online?

Click here to download the Fibromyalgia Awareness Day Logo.


A Variety of Events

At the NFCPA, we appreciate and celebrate the uniqueness of everyone who is interested in spreading awareness for fibromyalgia  and other chronic pain illnesses. There are many ways to get involved in creating and participating in Awareness Day Events. Events can include those within local communities and event online events!

Click here to find a Fibromyalgia Awareness Event near you!


Join the NFMCPA in Together Walks!

Together we make a difference and make fibromyalgia visible! Join us in raising awareness and funding research into better treatments for chronic pain illnesses. We have live events throughout the United States and a virtual walk for everyone to join in!

Click here to learn more about Together Walks.



  Why We Fundraise

Your generous support enables the National Fibromyalgia & Chronic Pain Association, a global community, to continue its work as one of the world’s leading charitable organizations whose purpose is to help people living with chronic pain illnesses. Your contributions help them to live a better quality of life through knowledge, resources, and scientific discovery. Thank you for supporting the NFCPA.  


Celebrate, Remember and Fight Back on Awareness Day!

-Celebrate what you've overcome and the simple successes you have each day.

-Remember those lost to the disease, and honor people who have fought or are fighting fibromyalgia and chronic pain.

-Take action against a disease that has taken too much.





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