ME/CFS Support (Auckland) Inc

ME/CFS Support (Auckland) Inc

ME Auckland is a professional organisation known for providing accessible services that meet the needs of people with ME/CFS today!

Auckland

ME Auckland is a charity who support people with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/ Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) and related conditions with the vision that all people with ME/CFS live their most fulfilling life.

Around 6,000 Aucklanders live with ME/CFS. Many people are disadvantaged by the economic impact of the illness, along with low levels of understanding and diagnosis of, and treatment for ME/CFS in the public health system.

Our mission is for every person with ME/CFS and related conditions, to experience high quality health care and community support, free from stigma and discrimination.

Our case workers help those with ME/CFS with illness management solutions, mental health support, GP support and work and income advocacy, connections to other community organisations and facilitating online and face to face support groups. Carers and family members are often on a similar journey to the person with ME/CFS and support them is also an essential part of our work.

ME/CFS significantly effects the ability of one to live a normal life, with episodic poor health and a number of associated conditions. They frequently experience stigma and misunderstanding that effects their overall mental health and wellbeing. Many people are disadvantaged by the economic impact of the illness, along with low levels of understanding and diagnosis of, and treatment for ME/CFS in the public health system. People with ME/CFS are physically isolated and their limited ability to complete daily tasks limits their ability to lobby and access services, which makes ME Auckland’s role even more critical.

The issue many people are facing is that there is little or no public health system support for people who are diagnosed from ME/CFS and ME Auckland is heavily reliant on small grants and public donations and needs more support to meet the growing need for their services. Many of its members are in financial difficulty and cannot afford the care they need to help manage their illness.

OUR PURPOSE

To validate those with ME/CFS and provide best practice, solutions focused support, advocacy and education services that improve the wellbeing of individuals suffering from ME/CFS.

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Sean
Sean on 27 Nov 2021
$30
ME/CFS Support (Auckland) Inc

Sean, thank you so much for the kind donation. We are truly grateful for your support and wish you a wonderful weekend!

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Cari Batenburg & Craig Davidson
Cari Batenburg & Craig Davidson on 11 Nov 2021
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Graham
Graham on 09 Nov 2021
Just joined, but impressed with your response, thank you
$250
ME/CFS Support (Auckland) Inc

We are truly blessed to receive such a generous donation Graham. From the bottom on our hearts, THANK YOU! The team here at ME Auckland are so grateful for your tremendous support. It is our privilege to be able to respond to, and support, you and others in the ME/CFS community. If you would ever like to learn more about the work ME Auckland is doing to help those with ME/CFS, please do not hesitate to contact us on info@meauckland.org.nz and I'll respond personally. Again, we are truly grateful. Thank you so much :) -Patrick

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Sandra
Sandra on 07 Nov 2021
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ME/CFS Support (Auckland) Inc

Thank you for your wonderful support Sandra! ME Auckland cannot keep providing its services without kind donors like you. We are truly grateful for your support :)

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Barbara
Barbara on 27 Oct 2021
$50
ME/CFS Support (Auckland) Inc

Please accept a belated "THANK YOU!" for your tremendous support! ME Auckland's goal is to help people with ME/CFS live their best possible lives, and it's because of generous people like you that we can do this. We are so grateful! Thank you :) Please do not hesitate to contact me on info@meauckland.org.nz if you have any questions or would like to learn more about the work we are doing.

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