Our Volunteers Make the World Go Round!
On any given day our dedicated volunteers can be found...
Researching the latest scientific literature and disseminating the findings to people within the Lyme community and various media outlets
Writing news articles, letters to the editors, press releases, newsletters and reports
Designing and preparing handout literature, posters, flyers, display boards, web pages
Staffing telephone hotlines and answering individual requests for assistance by phone
Responding to tens of thousands of email requests for help each year
Educating the public, school aged children and health care professionals about Lyme and tick borne diseases
Organizing and sharing medical updates with the Lyme community
Assisting health care professionals with projects
Preparing and presenting special events for the community
Setting up booths at fairs, festivals, senior citizens organizations, banquets, malls
Mailing Lyme literature to individuals and working together on mass mailings
Attending national seminars, conferences, local meetings, county events,
rallies and protests
Arranging for guest speakers for monthly programs and special events
Providing interviews for TV, radio, newspapers media outlets
Collecting, analyzing and compiling survey information at local venues and at national levels
Contacting and meeting with state and federal legislators concerning Lyme-related legislative issues
Providing outreach programs for organizations, government agencies, schools, camps, businesses
Providing educational materials for libraries, schools, colleges, local businesses
Working with out-of-state and national Lyme organizations and support groups to assist with various projects and programs, including their legislative and educational efforts
Assisting patients with insurance issues, filing claims, appeals and various reports
Helping patients gain access to qualified health care professionals
Assisting families in gaining access to needed medications
Working one-on-one with patients and their families on issues of concern
Assisting with tick surveys at deer checking stations and by flagging methods
Organizing educational material for our web sites
Advising and assisting support groups nation wide with a variety of topics
Working with out-of-state and national groups in an effort to reach more people
Attending local meetings to improve awareness and prevention efforts
Assisting with fund raising efforts for Lyme research and children's benefits
A Special Thank You!
Thanks to Google for providing us the opportunity to
develop and publish free websites!
The effort involved in creating and setting up this site was
donated by Lucy Barnes .
The only monetary expenses related to this effort are
annual fees for the domain name.
Our sincere thanks to all!