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Become a NatCapLyme member and enjoy all the following benefits:

  • Timely e-mail alerts
  • Special announcements about self-help and education programs
  • Special updates on Lyme and tick-borne disease research
  • Invitations to free regional and local events including our medically recognized physician speaker program
  • Free tick-borne educational materials and an information hotline
  • Free membership

It is easy to join! Just fill out the membership information below:

Volunteer

NatCapLyme is a volunteer organization made up of people from all walks of life. It is our volunteers who make the events that drive our mission possible. Without your enthusiasm, drive and dedication, we would not be able to accomplish all that we do. If you would like to volunteer your time, please complete the form below and indicate the areas where you would like to help as we have many areas of interest to choose from.

Events

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Samuel M. Shor, M.D. Presents to NatCapLyme

April 2, 2017, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Johns Hopkins Sibley Memorial Hospital

Washington, DC United States

Dr. Samuel M. Shor, M.D. chair of the Loudoun County Lyme Commission; president of the International Lyme and Associated Diseases Society (ILADS); and Associate Clinical Professor at The George Washington University, will present: “Update on the Nanotrap nanotechnology and Lyme Disease.”

3rd Annual Colour Bar Cut-a-thon to Fight Lyme Disease

April 30, 2017, 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Colour Bar Studio

Vienna, VA United States

Join the Colour Bar stylists and staff at the 3rd Annual Cut-A-Thon on Sunday, April 30, 2017 from 11:00 am to 3:00 p.m. This is a wonderful event to both get a fabulous haircut and support NatCapLyme’s efforts for research, education and awareness of tick-borne diseases. Please call 703-848-2000 to make your appointment.

Arts by the Bay Gallery Ticked Off Lyme Disease Awareness Event

May 5, 2017, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Arts by the Bay Gallery

Havre de Grace, MD United States

Join us in raising awareness of Lyme and tick-borne diseases as Arts by the Bay Gallery presents featured artist, Tracey Grumbach, who will discuss her battle with chronic Lyme disease and how it influences her life and art.

7th Annual Loudoun Lyme 5K/10K & 1K Fun Run

May 7, 2017

Brambleton Town Center

Ashburn, VA United States

On May 7, 2017, the 7th Annual Loudoun Lyme 5K/10K/1K will drive awareness and raise money to help find a cure for Lyme disease - the number one tick-borne illness in the United States. The Loudoun Lyme 5K/10K will also feature a 1K fun run, as well as an information fair to educate the public about Lyme disease, its causes, symptoms and treatments.

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Anne Arundel County Chapter Meeting

March 25, 2017, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Belcher Pavilion, 7th Floor Classroom

Annapolis, MD United States

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Richmond Area Chapter Meeting

March 25, 2017, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Please email lymehelpva@gmail.com for location.

Loudoun County Chapter Meeting

March 26, 2017, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

DryHome Roofing & Siding

Sterling, VA United States

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Johns Hopkins Sibley Memorial Hospital Chapter Meeting

April 2, 2017, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Johns Hopkins Sibley Memorial Hospital

Washington, DC United States

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NatCapLyme’s Harford County Chapter at University of Delaware Lyme Symposium

March 6, 2017, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

University of Delaware, John M. Clayton Hall

Newark, DE United States

NatCapLyme’s Harford County Chapter will be hosting a table at the University of Delaware Nursing Symposium on Lyme Disease. Registration required at: udel.edu/nursing. Loading Map.... University of Delaware, John M. Clayton Hall100 David Hollowell Drive - Newark Get Directions » 39.6899714 -75.7575478

2017 NBC4 Health & Fitness Expo

January 7, 2017 - January 8, 2017

Walter E. Washington Convention Center

Washington, DC United States

NatCapLyme will be educating the public about Lyme and tick-borne diseases at booth number 829.

Ying Zhang, M.D. Presents to NatCapLyme

November 13, 2016, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Johns Hopkins Sibley Memorial Hospital

Washington, DC United States

Dr. Ying Zhang, a renowned professor at the Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, will make a presentation titled, "Drugs Targeting Borrelia Persisters: Implications for Improved Treatment of Persistent Lyme Disease."

U.S. Department of Health Wellness Fair

June 28, 2016, 10:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Lyndon B. Johnson Building

Washington, DC United States

NatCapLyme will provide an exhibit on Lyme and tick-borne diseases for the Department of Education's employees.

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Your tax-deductible contribution will serve those suffering with Lyme and tick-borne diseases, their families and the health professionals who treat them. With your generosity, we can continue to make a difference in the lives of people suffering from Lyme disease.

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Other Ways to Give

You can make a financial contribution to the National Capital Lyme Disease Association and support Lyme disease research and awareness from the options below:

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By Mail:

To donate by U.S. Mail, please make your check payable to the National Capital Lyme Disease Association and send to:

  • National Capital Lyme Disease Association
    P.O. Box 8211
    McLean, VA 22106-8211

You can also support Lyme Disease research and awareness through one of the options below:

  • Combined Federal Campaign
    The Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) is the annual fund-raising drive conducted by Federal employees in their workplace each fall. Each year Federal employees and military personnel raise millions of dollars through the CFC that benefits thousands of non-profit charities. NatCapLyme participates in this campaign and is listed as # 61506.
  • Matching Gifts
    You can double or triple the amount of your contribution to the National Capital Lyme Association through a Company matching plan. Many corporations have a matching gift program and will match your donation. Check with your employer to determine if they have a matching program.
  • GoodSearch.com
    A penny will be donated to the National Capital Lyme Association each time you use GoodSearch.com to search the web or for online shopping.

 

If you have any questions about donating to us, please send us an email or call us at (703) 821-8833.