Rare Disease Day USA > Get Involved
The purpose of Rare Disease Day® is to harness the creative energy of the millions of people around the world with rare diseases — and the millions who care about— to raise awareness and generate action. You can help us achieve this goal throughout the year by doing any of the following things.
Many of these activities are on-going and might inspire you to start planning for 2017!
Don’t forget that you can pick up your Rare Disease Day gear at the Official Rare Disease Day Store.
If you’d like to join the conversation, check us out on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram!
Handprints Across America®
The Handprints Across America® Gallery was developed to help show the impact of Rare Disease Day across the US each year. We ask patients and families to print out the Handprints Across America flyer and submit a photo of yourself, your family, your friends, your colleagues, fellow students, or others, holding it. New in 2018, […]
Hosting a Rare Disease Day event in your local school is a great way to commemorate the day and raise awareness in your community.