Eating Disorders Awareness Week 2014
MGEDT is asking our supporters to do just one thing to raise awareness of eating disorders in men with an aim to tackle the gender assumptions that still exist…
Eating Disorders Awareness Week takes place from 24th February to 2nd March 2014. As a supporter you will be aware eating disorders are typically perceived to be illnesses that are suffered by only females. Together, we can shatter the stigma surrounding to eating disorders and alleviate the barriers male sufferers face.
If you have…
1 minute: Tweet your support for @mgedt
2 minutes: Like us on Facebook and share the page with your friends.
3 minutes: Write a message or start a conversation on our online peer support platform.
5 minutes: Read our blog posts and share with friends and family.
10 minutes: Write to your local paper to raise awareness of eating disorders in men.
20 minutes: Write to your MP to raise awareness of eating disorders in men and the need for better services.
30 minutes: Write a blog post for us with how eating disorders have personally affected you.
1 hour+: Fundraise with an activity, event, or challenge of your choice through Just Giving.
Some fundriaing ideas include a cake sale at your school, college or workplace: non uniform day (or fancy dress); grow a mustache; quiz at your local pub; five or seven aside football match as just a few examples. You can donate and set up fundraising pages on Just Giving.
If you are planning any activities to support MGEDT this EDAW please let us know on our social networks or you can email us email@example.com