Category: Fundraising

UPDATE:  A huge thank you to everyone who came along and supported our Awareness Event & Craft Fayre.  We had 20+ stall selling a wide variety of goods.  After costs, a grand total of £226.65 was raised which will be shared between Fibro PaIN and FMA UK

As part of National Fibromyalgia Awarneness Week (8th - 15th September), Fibro PaIN are holding an Awareness Event & Craft Fayre on Saturday 14th September, in St Mirins Cathedral Parish Halls, Paisley from 11.00am - 3.00pm.   There will be a large variety of craft stalls, a tombola, raffle and a cafe selling snacks and refreshments throughout the day.  This will allow both charities to help people with fibromyalgia both locally and nationally.  

THANK YOU TO EVERYONE

Come along and support us as we help to raise awareness of Fibromyalgia

 
Category: Meetings

The August meetings are Thursday 15th August 2013 at 11.00am-12.30pm, Your Voice, Greenock and Monday 19th August 2013 at 1.00-3.00pm in St Mirins Cathedral Parish Halls.  New members are always welcome to both meetings. 

 
Category: Meetings

The June meeting at Paisley will be the group's 3rd Birthday, and we will also be holding our AGM at the start of this meeting.  As in past years, there will be no speaker at this meeting - but there will be birthday cake and a few other treats.  We hope that as many members as possible can come along to help us celebrate another year of Fibro PaIN.

 
Category: News / Blog

A Facebook group has been created for Fibro PaIN members to keep in touch outwith meetings.  The group will remain closed to members only.  To join group go to http://www.facebook.com/groups/FmPAIN/ and click on *join group* on top right hand corner.

 

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Fibromyalgia Action UK is a registered charity administered primarily by unpaid volunteers. The majority of volunteers are also fibromyalgia sufferers who work extremely hard, despite their condition, in order to forward the cause of fibromyalgia. FMA UK was established in order to provide information and support to sufferers and their families. In addition, the Association provides medical information for professionals and operates a national helpline.
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