ausEE Inc.

a charity dedicated to improving lives affected by eosinophilic disorders

National EOS Awareness Week 2014

Every year, ausEE hosts National EOS Awareness Week in order to raise awareness for the condition. With your help, we can spread the word, help educate the community and help raise funds for a cure!

We need your help this National EOS Awareness Week, 3 - 9 August 2014.

Below you will find several resources to download and ideas to assist you in your efforts.

Don’t forget to email us at admin@ausee.org and tell us how you got involved - send us photos of you celebrating National EOS Awareness Week so we can include them on our facebook page and in our enewsletter.

Help us to promote National EOS Awareness Week and together we can make a difference!

National EOS Awareness Week Banner

 

 National EOS Awareness Week Badge

 

PRESS RELEASE!

Read our official media release announcing National EOS Awareness Week and Top 8 Challenge Day here

 

WATCH AND SHARE OUR YOUTUBE VIDEOS!

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Top 8 Challenge Day - 8 August 2014

During National EOS Awareness Week on Friday 8 August please take our Top 8 Challenge!

For one meal or for the whole day do not eat any of the top 8 common allergenic foods and don8 to make a real difference!

Visit www.top8challenge.com for more information about our Top 8 Challenge day!

Register today for an $8 donation and ask your friends and family to sponsor you!

 

Make a donation of $2 or more

 

Buy a virtual badge from our Gift Shop for an $8 donation and it will be displayed on our website from now until end of August!

 Wear with pride your Top 8 Challenge wristband leading up to and on 8 August! Only $8 including postage for a pack of 3 from our Gift Shop!

 

 

 

 

 

Why not challenge your friends and family to take the challenge also or organize a shared morning tea or lunch at work and ask your colleagues to bring in a plate of food to share without the Top 8 allergenic foods. That's a meal without milk, eggs, wheat, fish, peanuts, tree nuts, soy and shellfish!

Print and display a copy of our Top 8 Challenge Day poster at your place of work and child's school!

 

More Ways to Celebrate National EOS Awareness Week!
  • Print and place our National EOS Awareness Week Poster around your child’s school, child care centre, doctor's surgery, pharmacy, local library, your workplace, community noticeboards – anywhere and everywhere you can think of!
  • Ask your local school or child care centre to have a Free Dress Day for ausEE during National EOS Awareness Week to help raise awareness and much needed funds for medical research.

  • Buy a copy of 'Being Henry' or 'Meet Arabella' from our Gift Shop for only $10 for your child and take it to school to read to your child’s class. Ask if you can bring along a Top 8 Free morning tea to share and take copies of our Colour-In Competition for your child's classmates to enter.
  • Email our easy to understand brochure on EGIDs to your family, friends, schools, workplace etc. Or email us to mail you some of our EGID Medical Brochures for you to take to your local doctor, hospital, registered nurse, specialist etc.
  • Share your story! Contact your local newspaper, television or radio station and share your EGID journey with them to help raise awareness! Let them know about the information on our website and they can also Contact Us with any media enquiries they may have about EGIDs and ausEE.
ausEE Colour-In Competition

Click here to view a pdf colour-in sheet.

Just print it out and get your kids to have fun drawing safe foods for Arya to eat and colouring it in! You can send in their coloured artwork for a chance to win one of 3 prize packs including copies of 'Meet Arabella' and ‘Being Henry’. Check out the gallery of entries (coming soon).

This is a fun activity for your child’s classmates to do during National EOS Awareness Week!

Mail your artwork to:

ausEE Inc.

PO Box 9303

Pacific Paradise Qld 4564

 

or scan and email to: admin@ausee.org

Entries to be received by mail post marked by 31 August 2014. Judging will be carried out independent to the ausEE Inc. Management Committee. Entries will be judged on creativity. Winners will be notified by post and online at https://www.ausee.org/

Page last modified: 20 July, 2014