Leeds Millions Missing 2021

Hello Leeds,

#MillionsMissing is a global campaign organised by #MEAction UK for better health equality for people with ME.

This year Leeds took #MillionsMissing online.

Leeds Millions Missing 2021

Thank you for joining Leeds ME community to celebrate this year’s local #MillionsMissing event. Between 2 and 4PM exclusive interviews will go live on Facebook, YouTube and on ME & Me.

This year Leeds catches up with #MEAction UK & Scotland on the aims behind this year’s #MillionsMissing, we’ll talk to Leeds ME Network and York ME Community, hear from Janet Dafoe on being a full time carer and talk to author Pippa Stacey regarding her latest work.

You can watch as the interviews go live on Facebook throughout the day or catch up on YouTube and this website at your own pace.

A huge thank you for everyone who has taken part in this year’s #MillionsMissing campaign. Thank you to every interviewee, every person who sent in a selfie, everyone who shares the videos and everyone who supports Leeds ME activism.

#MEAction UK & Scotland discusses the aims of this year’s #MillionsMissing.
Janet Dafoe shares what it’s like being a full time carer for her son Whitney and how she keeps hope.
Founder of York ME Community, Bill Clayton, talks about lockdown and trying to get people with ME the COVID-19 vaccine.
Leeds ME Network shares the support they offer people with ME in Leeds.
Chronic illness author Pippa Stacey talks about her latest work and activism.
#MEAction UK talks about Leeds ME activism since 2019.
View the full events of Leeds Millions Missing 2021 on YouTube.

Leeds Millions Missing 2021 features

Yorkshire Evening Post.

Incredibly grateful that the Yorkshire Evening Post covered Leeds Millions Missing 2021. You can read the full article here.

“Leeds ME activism is increasing every month and thanks to the Facebook page and the website we’re reaching more and more people every day.

“Due to the pandemic this year’s event is taking place online but this enables us to reach even more people, have a bigger impact and be more accessible than ever before.”

Also really grateful to Freshrb who featured Leeds Millions Missing on their podcast series Getting to know ME for ME Awareness day.

#MEAction UK & Scotland with Leeds Millions Missing

#MEAction UK kicked off this year’s #MillionsMissing campaign by interviewing previous local #MillionsMissing organisers!

Leeds Millions Missing features alongside Southampton, Sheffield, Gloucester, London and Edinburgh.

See the full interview here ⬇️

As a member of the #MEAction UK team I was also entrusted to interview Ron Davis and Janet Dafoe on the cutting edge research that’s currently happening in the fight against ME.

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