1. Connecting support groups for Lyme & other Invisible Illness’ and information around the World.
We aim to provide information so that people know where to get help/advice regarding Lyme borreliosis and other tick borne illnesses in their own country, and hope to be able to list the names of Lyme organisations, foundations, contacts and support groups, in as many countries around the world as we possibly can.
2. Uniting Worldwide Awareness In May: International Lyme Awareness Month
Lisa and Karen first joined forces in 2012 - when signing their countries up for the Worldwide Lyme Protest - and helping to co-ordinate the other countries involved.
3. International Red Shoe Day: A Day of Remembrance
The establishment of July 25th as a Remembrance Day for all those lost to Lyme and Invisible Illness. The first International Red Shoe Day was 2014 (on the 1st anniversary of the passing of Theda Myint), with nearly 1000 people from over a dozen countries participating in the on-line event. There was also a number of face to face gatherings. Funds raised go towards raising awareness of Invisible illness and the reality of deaths associated; Sending care packages to carers / families of those lost.
4. Theda's Foundation
Theda’s Mythical Dream Team. Funds Raised will go towards: Developing face to face support networks for patients and carers of those with invisible illness; Develop / build "Theda's House" in numerous locations. "Theda's House" being somewhere for patients and caregivers who are requiring support to live/attend.
5. Holiday Seasons Events
Dedicated to connecting patients around the world so that no-one feels alone on the Holiday Season. Includes Holiday Season Wish-list and Blanket Fort get-together. By 2016 we hope to add a craft group to be able to send children who would otherwise miss out due to cost of illness, Santa Stockings / care packages.