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(A) Groups the Irish ME/CFS Association have given contributions/donations to:

ME Research UK  (€111,000 from our research fund to their research fund)

The CFS Research Foundation - see here for information (€82,500 from our research fund) .The group has also given a few much smaller donations/contributions on other occasions to one or other of these charities e.g. the entrance money and the money from raffles for the ME Awareness Week talks given by Dr. Vance Spence (ME Research UK) (May 2005) and Dr Jonathan Kerr (CFS Research Foundation) (May 2006)

Solve ME/CFS Initiative (€20,500 from our research fund to their research fund)

Invest in ME Research (€16,000 from our research fund to their research fund)

Open Medicine Foundation (€10,155 from our research fund)

BRAME  (Blue Ribbon for Awareness of ME) For many years much of the money raised by the group was raised using blue ribbons and blue ribbon material obtained from BRAME. During this time we gave many small donations to help keep BRAME and the blue ribbon campaign internationally going.

The Tymes Trust - The Irish ME/CFS Association is an International partner group of the Tymes Trust, a charity mainly for children and young people with ME (and their families).

B) Other National and International ME/CFS Groups' websites:

25% Group - for the 25% of ME sufferers who are severely affected

ME Association (UK) - "Helping to make the UK a better place for people with ME/CFS"

Invest in ME Research (UK) - "an independent UK charity campaigning for bio-medical research into Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME), as defined by WHO-ICD-10-G93.3. "

Irish ME Trust - the other national ME Group (separate to the Irish ME/CFS Association)  

National CFIDS Foundation (US-based)

C) Other interesting websites:

The Irish ME Tips Collection contains information on coping with severe ME.

Phoenix Rising - "Supporting people with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS). This site explores treatments, experiences and research into Chronic Fatigue Syndrome 

The ME/CFS Information Page