Like CHASA on Facebook.
Write your child’s story and share it on a Firstgiving page. The world needs to know our stories. (You don’t have to fundraise on Firstgiving. You can simply share your story if you’d like.)
Make this your cover picture on facebook. Photo created by Chandra Whitfield.
Streak your hair purple. Invite your friends to a girl’s night out at a local salon and give everyone a purple streak.
Tweet daily that Kids Have Strokes, Too and provide a link to http://www.CHASA.org for more information
Email the CHASA Pediatric Stroke Awareness Fact Sheet or your employer, library, or place of worship and ask them to add pediatric stroke facts or your child’s story to their newsletter.
Share a link to the 2013 Pediatric Stroke and Hemiplegia Awareness Montage
Going out tonight? Wear purple in honor of Pediatric Stroke Awareness.
Rest. Parents and caregivers of pediatric stroke survivors are often under a large amount of stress. Find some time today to do something you enjoy.
Volunteer for CHASA. Did you know that every single member of the CHASA board is the mother of a child or young adult who has a diagnosis of hemiplegia or pediatric stroke? Join our team!
Record a video with your story or your child’s story and post online. The world needs to know our stories.
Make a purple cake or cupcakes. Add a ribbon on top.
Ask a local restaurant to host a Pediatric Stroke Awareness Event and Fundraiser and invite your friends, family, and coworkers
Ribbons around trees. Ask your local park or businesses if you can tie purple ribbons to trees and hang a sign that says, Kids Have Strokes, Too!
Write Pediatric Stroke Facts on the sidewalk with chalk.
Plant some purple flowers in your yard or in a pot on your desk at work. Add a sign on a stick that says “Kids Have Strokes, Too!”
Have a “Paint the Office Purple Day” and ask your employer and co-workers to wear purple in honor of our little stroke survivors.
Host a party at a local art studio and paint awareness ribbons on a canvas. Display the paintings in your community. Print CHASA Pediatric Stroke Awareness Fact Sheets and stack next to the paintings.
Host a party at home. Ask friends and family to donate to CHASA.
Write “May is Pediatric Stroke Awareness Month. CHASA.org” on your car’s window.
Thankful day. Thank the therapists, doctors, family and friends who help you on this journey.
Change your email and text messaging signature to “May is Pediatric Stroke Awareness Month” or “Kids Have Strokes, Babies, Have Strokes, Even Unborn Babies Have Strokes.”
Print Pediatric Stroke Awareness stickers or labels and stick them everywhere.
Photo shoot. Professional or just done by you. Invite your child’s friends; have them wear pediatric stroke shirts; and make a sign as a prop.
Use purple ribbon as hair ties for your hair or your daughter’s hair.
Ask your child’s school or local high school’s sports teams to wear purple in honor of our little stroke survivors. They may even want to host a virtual walk by setting up a Team page on Firstgiving and raising funds to help CHASA help the kids.
Make purple ribbons and ask your favorite restaurant’s servers and hosts to wear them.
Plan to make a Pediatric Stroke Awareness Float or banner to use in your city’s 4th of July parade!