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Membership donations -- why bother?

Your donations will enable our group to undertake some or all of the following activities:

Providing material that will help you and your family understand your illness

Raising public awareness (including health care officials) of CFS/FMS

Maintaining a Hot Line/PenPal List & an E-Mail PenPal List for people who are in crisis or just need contact with someone else who has CFS/FMS.

Sending out a newsletter twice a year (printing and postage)

Participating in community health fairs

Making donations to national CFS/FMS organizations for research

Compiling new member packets

Maintaining memberships in CFS/FMS national organizations

Helping children and young people who have CFS/FMS

Providing helpful educational materials; compiling a lending library

Networking with other related organizations

Reaching other people who have CFS/FMS

Searching for grants to help support country-wide programs


We ask for a $1 donation (or more if you壇 like) per person per meeting. A donation is just that a donation. Don稚 stay home if you aren稚 able to make a donation. We want you at the meeting.

Black Hills CFS/FMS Support Group has received Articles of Incorporation for Non-Profit Status by the Secretary of State of South Dakota and is a 501(c)3 tax-exempt organization. Donations are tax deductible to the full extent allowed by law.

We all benefit in some way, either directly or indirectly, by educating the public and health care professionals about Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Fibromyalgia Syndrome.