This project was completed on Apr 14, 2020
Matched with Laura L
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Laura L.

Press Release

Help MitoAction create a well-written, concise press release to announce an event, initiative, or partnership.
Boston, MA, USA

Posted April 2nd

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Project Details

What We Need
  • 1-2 page press release that can be distributed to news outlets
Additional Details

Looking or a press release for our Matthew Harty Mito Classic street hockey event. This community event was started by 2 friends who wanted to honor Matthew Harty who passed away from mitochondrial disease. This year, both boys are seniors and we'd like to highlight their commitment to MitoAction and all they've done since they were in middle school to raise funds for our organization.

What We Have In Place
  • We currently have all of the release details, which should make it easy for you to get started. We also have event materials and photos, and the ability to provide any other information you need.
How This Will Help
This project will save us $1,348 , allowing us to focus funds on programs that directly support the families we serve.

The Matthew Harty Mito Classic has been an important event for MitoAction. We want to take this opportunity celebrate our incredible volunteers who give tirelessly to support our mission.

Project Plan

Prep: Information Gathering
  • Volunteer Manager and Professional discuss initiative, partnership, or event that Organization wishes to publicizes
  • Volunteer Manager shares existing marketing materials, mission statement, and program descriptions for Professional to incorporate into press release
Milestone 1: Press Release Writing
  • Professional writes draft of press release and shares with Volunteer Manager
  • Volunteer Manager gives feedback, which Professional incorporates
  • Professional delivers final version of press release
  • (Optional) Volunteer Manager incorporates Press Release into Press Kit
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About The Org

Our Mission

MitoAction's mission is to improve the quality of life for children, adults, and families living with mitochondrial disease through support, education, outreach, advocacy, and clinical research initiatives.

What We Do

MitoAction's goals include: To improve quality of life for adults and children affected by mitochondrial disease.

*To internationally raise awareness about mitochondrial disorders, and their relationship to other diseases.
*To provide specific and practical materials that help patients to manage their symptoms
*To aggregate and connect the international mitochondrial disease community
*To engage pharmaceutical industry working toward therapeutic approaches to mitochondrial disorders.
*To create tools which empower patients and caregivers to be advocates for themselves or their children.
*We strive to offer comprehensive, up-to-date, expert resources, information, and support at no cost to any patient, family, clinician, educator, or member of the community.
*We continue to seek multiple ways to offer information such that the resources are accessible and user-friendly for people of all abilities.

We foster relationships with the scientific, academic, research and business community in order to create sustainable support for the mission of MitoAction.


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