Merry Christmas!

With best wishes and many thanks to everyone supporting our fundraising for the
Invest in ME Research Christmas / New Year Funding Appeal.

As the charity explains on Day 24 of their Advent Calendar for ME the main objective of the appeal is to raise funds for another PhD studentship and further the development of A Centre of Excellence for ME.

Merry Christmas everybody and thank you for supporting Invest in ME Research!


Send E-Cards for ME

A new way to donate to Invest in ME Research!

You can now send e-cards and donate to Invest in ME Research via so it’s not too late for last minute Christmas cards.

There is also an option for companies to send corporate Christmas e-cards.

Simply select the occasion, type your message, choose how much you wish to donate, from a minimum donation of £1 with no maximum amount.

You can make your donation via PayPal or credit card.

You are only ever charged what you select to donate e.g. if you select to donate £10 you pay £10.

You can add Gift Aid if you pay UK tax and the charity can then claim 25p extra for every £1 donated.

You can send up 100 e-cards to friends and family per donation, either all at once or one at a time.

Donations are sent instantly to the charity, less a 5% fee for each transaction.

When friends, family, colleagues, receive your e-card, they will see that you donated, but they won’t see the amount, so if you would like people to know then you could state your donation amount in your personal message.

Please let all your contacts know about this new donation option.

Find all your e-cards here.

Christmas e-cards here.

New Year e-cards here.

Season’s Greetings and Thank You for supporting Invest in ME Research!


Nominate Invest in ME Research to Win £1000!

Please share & nominate Invest in ME Research for a chance to win £1000!

Ecclesiastical Competition

£120,000 | 120 Charities | 12 Days

Each weekday from now until 21 December, 10 charities will win £1,000 each.

Please nominate Invest in ME Research – charity number 1153730 –
for a chance to win £1,000.

You only need to nominate once as only one entry per person is permitted across all 12 draws. Nominations remain open until 12 midnight the day before each draw, with those charities not drawn carried over to the next. The more nominations a charity receives, the greater the chance of them winning. So please encourage your family, friends and work colleagues to nominate Invest in ME Research too. This prize draw is open to anyone 18 or over.

Ecclesiastical Competition:

Thank you for supporting Invest in ME Research!

Advent Calendar for ME

Invest in ME Research begin their advent calendar with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis itself, using an article from some of the most knowledgeable and pioneering of advocates for people with ME. The article is called ‘Information for Clinicians and Lawyers’ and was written in 2001 by Eileen P. Marshall, Margaret Williams and Professor Malcolm Hooper. Day 1 – What is ME?

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The advent calendar is part of the charity’s Christmas / New Year Funding Appeal.

Please help promote this appeal on social media and through hospitals, GP surgeries and schools.

The more we can educate and the more we can raise awareness then the more rapid will be the solutions.

Sign up to receive the free Invest in ME Research Newsletter by email.


Thank you for supporting Invest in ME Research!

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TopCashBack Referral Offer

Until 10am 3rd December 2018 offer of £20 for Invest in ME Research and a £5 Amazon voucher for you (when you’ve qualified for £10 cashback) by signing up to TopCashback via Paul Kayes referral link.

Some great percentages on currently e.g. up to 15% at Curry’s PC World.

Here is the link to use if signing up…. is the UK’s most generous cashback website and is recommended by Martin Lewis of MoneySavingExpert. Sign-up via our Tell-a-Friend link and TopCashback will make an extra donation to Invest in ME Research via Let’s Do It for ME co-founder Paul Kayes. You then get to choose whether to receive all of the money in your account yourself or opt to donate all, or a percentage of it. There is also a mobile app. Read more and sign up here. There will be a banner stating you have been referred by ‘Paulk22’.



Thank you for supporting Invest in ME Research!