21 June 2017 is Aniridia Day. Around the world people affected by aniridia, their friends and relatives will be using this day to:
- hold events for people associated with aniridia to meet
- increase awareness of aniridia,
- raise funds
- recruit volunteers
At the hospital where the Spanish Aniridia association has their office there is an information desk to share leaflets and brochures about aniridia, followed by a gathering of supporters.
In Bulgaria Elena has created a leaflet about the importance of protecting eyes, particularly with aniridia, from the sun.
In Russia, they started early with a meet up in a cafe a few days ago
Later we will announce the winner of our international poetry competition
Most of the action will be online, including the Shining Success campaign to tell everyone about the achievements and ambitions of people in relation to aniridia. What will you say?
- On Twitter follow, mention and retweet the @AniridiaDay Twitter account and the #ShiningSuccess Twitter hashtag.
- On Facebook join and post in our public Aniridia Day Facebook group to be seen by the maximum number of people and then share messages back to your timeline for your friends using the #ShiningSuccess Facebook tag.