International Mast Cell Diseases Awareness Day is October 20, 2023!


It will be here before we know it and we are cooking up some fun ways to recognize and commemorate the day. 

One great way to raise awareness about mast cell diseases is to have your governor make a state proclamation naming October 20th, 2023, officially as Mastocytosis and Mast Cell Diseases Awareness Day for your state. 

One great way to raise awareness about mast cell diseases is to have your governor make a state proclamation naming October 20th, 2023, officially as Mastocytosis and Mast Cell Diseases Awareness Day for your state. 

2021 Proclamation from Maryland ‘s Gov. Hogan


In nearly all cases you need to be a resident of the state you are applying in. Some states require applications several months in advance, unfortunately. BUT… there is still time to request a proclamation from your governor in a few states. The states below require 45 days or less advanced notice to apply.

You can click on your states name to get to the application or instructions and you can customize this template to your state: >> TEMPLATE

Time is running out, so if this interests you, act now!

Alabama          

Alaska

 American Samoa                

 Arizona

Arkansas         

California

Colorado   

 Connecticut     

Delaware         

Florida            

Georgia           

Guam              

Hawaii   

Idaho     

Illinois

Indiana

Iowa

Kansas

Kentucky         

Louisiana         

Maine              

Maryland         

Massachusetts

Michigan         

Minnesota       

Mississippi

Missouri

Montana



If you do apply for a proclamation, please email us and let us know: info@tmsforacure.org


State Proclamation Guidelines for the United States:  You can see all the guidelines for all US States by clicking here: https://tmsforacure.org/wp-content/uploads/2023/08/State-Proclamation-Guidelines.pdf


*Special Thanks to TMS volunteer Angela W. for the hard work in putting these state links together!  We couldn’t do all we do without amazing volunteers like Angela. If you’d like to join us, fill out the volunteer form at: https://tmsforacure.org/volunteer/


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