Raise awareness by reaching out to your local media.
Ask them to do a story on mitochondrial disease and dysfunction. Awareness in the media comes in many forms. It could be a story on your local television newscast. Or, a print reporter may want to do a story on you or your family. If you are interested in spreading awareness through the media, you need to start working on that now. Below are some tools to help you get started.
Working with the Media– (PDF)
Information on how to contact the media to promote stories and information happening in your community
Communicating our Message (PDF) Information to prepare you to talk about mitochondrial disease and about the UMDF .
Writing a Letter to the Editor– (PDF)
Sample Letter to the Editor– (Word Document)
Tips on writing a letter to the editor of your local paper. You can also copy and paste a sample letter. Make the letter personalized with your information as well.