To honour the pwme (and
their carers/parents) who are having to endure this biological
illness - whilst the absence of publicly funded biomedical research
into ME is allowed to continue by the
government - Invest in ME has approached Google regarding marking ME
Awareness Day, 12th May, with a special Google Doodle.
Our email -
Please would you consider marking ME Awareness Day 2006
Google Holiday logo commemorating this day.
ME (Myalgic Encephalomyelitis) is a debilitating illness
May every year is marked as ME Awareness Day across the
Normally we mark this with a blue ribbon and I am sure
make this into a wonderful Google logo.
Any help in raising awareness of ME would be greatly
Reply from Google-
Hi (Invest in ME),
Thank you for your note. We apologize for our delayed
really appreciate your thoughtful suggestion about a
to honor ME Awareness Day, and we'll keep it in mind for
Thanks again for taking the time to write.
The Google Team
Any help from anyone to support this idea, and to publicise this
note on other noticeboards, is welcome.
Let's get Google to mark the main day in
Awareness Month with a
recognition around the world.
Address to email is
and IiME's request is
[#43193204] or use
this link to request our logo.
Entitle the email -
Holiday Logos .
More details of Google Doodles are this address
Please email us
here with any news on this.
We are glad to receive news from CFS-Alliance that they have
supported our request for the ME Google-Doodle.
To: Invest in ME
received information regarding your request to
Google for a ME/CFS Awareness Day logo May 12th logo
on their website.
The volunteer staff and I believe it to be an
excellent idea and sent Google a letter in support
of it. Below please find our letter to Google.
Lee Cohen PhD
Re: IiME's Google Doodle Request #43193204,
ME (Myalgic Encephalomyelitis) also known as
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) in the USA is a
serious, debilitating illness and 12th May is
recognized annually as its Awareness Day
I am writing to request consideration in marking
ME Awareness Day 2006 with a Google Holiday logo
on May 12th.
ME (CFS) Awareness Day is marked this with a
blue ribbon. It is with confidence that I am
requesting the honor of one of Google's
outstanding logos that day.
Please know, Google assistance's in spreading
the word that ME (CFS) is recognized as a real
and life devastating illness faced by millions
for the future health of sufferers across the
Many thanks for your time and consideration.
Lee Cohen PhD