Connect on #TheGrayscale
Come together to support more than 700,000 people living with brain tumors and their caregivers who are united by difference—each representing a unique point along #TheGrayscale of the brain tumor experience.
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Hashtags: #GrayMay #TheGrayscale #GoGrayinMay #BTAM
Share your story
An array of countless shades, #TheGrayscale is much like the experiences of brain tumor patients and their families: unique, but united in difference. In sharing your story, you are raising awareness for the brain tumor community and highlighting the extraordinary darkness and extraordinary light that is familiar to all.
If you need some help getting started, post one of the social media messages below to your personal channels and don’t forget to include our suggested hashtags so we can follow along.
- I’m on #TheGrayscale. [OPTIONAL: INSERT PERSONAL STORY]. Will you #GoGrayinMay with me? braintumor.org/btam
- I’m on #TheGrayscale along with 700,000 other brain tumor patients and their caregivers. [OPTIONAL: INSERT PERSONAL STORY].
- #GrayMay is an opportunity for the brain tumor community to unite on #TheGrayscale. [OPTIONAL: INSERT PERSONAL STORY]. Let’s #GoGrayinMay to conquer and cure brain tumors—once and for all: braintumor.org/btam
- Together we are #TheGrayscale. [OPTIONAL: INSERT PERSONAL STORY]. We’re united by difference and more powerful than ever. Harness your power and #GoGrayinMay: braintumor.org/btam
- It’s #GrayMay! This month, #GoGrayinMay to conquer and cure brain tumors—once and for all. Discover ways that you can make lasting change for the brain tumor community at braintumor.org/btam.
- Everyone can #GoGrayinMay! Join me this #GrayMay by taking action and raising awareness to conquer and cure brain tumors—once and for all: braintumor.org/btam
- #GrayMay is an opportunity for the brain tumor community to propel research and treatments forward. #GoGrayinMay to conquer and cure brain tumors—once and for all: braintumor.org/btam
- May 17 is DIPG Awareness Day. I am honoring #GrayMay to support treatments, cures, and quality of life for children with this devastating disease: braintumor.org/btam
- I’m proud to #GoGrayinMay to raise awareness and support for brain tumor patients and their caregivers. Join me in giving to the National Brain Tumor Society for #GrayMay: braintumor.org/btam
- It’s Brain Tumor Awareness Month, a month dedicated to supporting, empowering, and amplifying the voice of the brain tumor community. This #GrayMay, make a gift to propel brain tumor research and treatments forward: braintumor.org/btam
- Just [INSERT #] [INSERT HOURS/DAYS] left to #GoGrayinMay! Click this link to support more than 700,000 people living with brain tumors and their caregivers: braintumor.org/btam
- Save the Date: #DayofGray is May 27! We’re proud to honor our incredible brain tumor community on a day of gray that never felt so bright.
- I’m showing my support for #TheGrayscale on May 27 for #DayofGray. Let’s come together to support the brain tumor community: braintumor.org/btam
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Shop for gray
#GoGrayinMay with Brain Tumor Awareness Month merchandise to show patients and caregivers that they are not alone. Available from April 1 through May 31, between $2.50 – $10.00 per item will benefit the National Brain Tumor Society. Order your Gray May apparel today to raise awareness during Brain Tumor Awareness Month and to support our mission to conquer and cure brain tumors—once and for all.
Your voice makes a difference
Become an advocate
The grayest clouds often produce the most powerful lightning bolts. This month, harness the power of your unique story to make lasting change for the brain tumor community by signing up to become an advocate.
Write a letter to your member of Congress
Elected officials represent all of their constituents, even those who may not be old enough to vote! Our sample letter will help advocates of all ages write a letter to members of Congress about the importance of brain tumor research funding.
Share a photo of your loved one on the virtual Wall of Hope
You are invited to contribute a photo in honor of a brain tumor survivor or in memory of someone you have lost. Make your submission by May 17 to be included in the Wall of Hope tribute video.
Ways To Support
Take part in the National Brain Tumor Walk and Race for Hope-DC, Head to the Hill, the National Brain Tumor Ride, and more events throughout the month of May.
Your voice matters. Raise awareness by sharing your story, and show others that they are not alone.
MAKE A GIFT
Your support is critical to ensuring the urgent, unmet needs of the brain tumor community continue to be heard and addressed. Thanks to the Sontag Foundation, gifts from first-time donors will be matched, up to $50,000, throughout Gray May. Current donors who increase their gift will also receive a match.