What would you say if you had 15 seconds to advocate for a rare disease?
Would you tell them about the statistics? Would you talk about the person you know who is struggling with their disease? The sister or brother, friend or co-worker who struggles to find treatments and support? Or would you talk about your own diagnosis and how it’s existence has changed your world?
Global Genes is proud to launch the #15ForRARE Campaign—a social media video movement highlighting the individual voice in the rare community. Through participation in this campaign, #15ForRARE video activists (YOU!) are entered into a contest to win two sets of tickets to this year’s RARE Patient Advocacy Summit, and Tribute to Champions of Hope Gala. A Prize valued at $1,100. There will be two winners- each able to bring a guest.
Now is your time to speak up and tell the world why you “Care About RARE.” This movement is for patients, advocates, and industry alike. Through our individual voices we will unite and bring attention to a community that so deserves it.
Heres how you get involved and get entered into our contest:
- Film yourself “selfie” style answering the prompt “I care about rare because…”
- Video must be no longer than 15 seconds
- Video must be uploaded to our contest entry form, found here.
- Video must be posted on at least one social media platform (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Youtube, Vimeo, Vine) with the hashtag #15ForRARE and #GlobalGenes
And thats it!
Each place you post your entry is an extra entry in the contest. The winner will be selected at random from the pool of applicants. Two winners will get two free entries to our annual RARE Patient Advocacy Summit and our Tribute to Champions of Hope Gala (airfare and accommodations not included). If you have already purchased tickets and win the contest, you will be reimbursed for their cost.
We will be using the videos submitted to us for cause marketing as well as will feature them at our RARE Patient Advocacy Summit!
We can’t wait to see your #15forRARE!