Around the world Global Mitochondrial Disease Awareness Week is marked with educational, fundraising and advocacy efforts designed to raise awareness about mitochondrial disease (Mito). Every year IMP members around the world are working together to raise awareness for mitochondrial disorders, by setting up special events that week to raise awareness. For additional information and to get involved you can take a look at our special website http://gmdaw.org/ or on the special Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/GlobalMitochondrialDiseaseAwarenessWeek You can also find running national events here.

Light Up for Mito

 #lightupformito

Light Up for Mito is a global campaign hosted by International Mito Patients (IMP) involving illuminating landmarks in green to raise awareness of mitochondrial disease (Mito). This year on 22 September 2018, IMP members are collaborating to light up landmarks around the world. Follow and share this campaign at Facebook and Twitter.

How you can get involved:

Help us break the world record! You can help us make Light Up for Mito even bigger this year by organising a monument to be lit up green in your area. Please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to get involved

Install a green light bulb in your porch or outside your home or office and light up for mito. Share a photo on social media using #lightupformito or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to have your photo included on the website

Change your profile picture on your social media accounts to the green mito ribbon to help raise awareness

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