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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:

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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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Happy Holidays 2020

November 30, 2020 - December 31, 2020

NatCapLyme

McLean, VA United States

As this unprecedented year draws to a close, NatCapLyme would like to take this opportunity to thank you, our community and our friends around the country, for your generous support whether it was by financial donation, volunteering, or supporting our many activities and projects. Through it all, we have continued to conquer, evolve, and meet those new challenges together.

10th Annual FinishLyme 5K & 1K Fun Run

May 16, 2021, 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM

The 10th Annual FinishLyme 5K/1K Run 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 FinishLyme 5K 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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NatCapLyme Washington DC Virtual Support Group Meeting – December 6 at 2 pm

December 6, 2020, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

December 6, 2020 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM - Our flagship Washington, DC chapter (typically held at Johns Hopkins Sibley Hospital) will conduct its virtual meeting on Sunday, December 6, 2020 from 2:00 to 4:00 pm (EST). To receive an invite to this ZOOM session, please contact the meeting's facilitator Monte Skall at natcaplyme@natcaplyme.org As always, our support groups are FREE, ongoing and open [...]

Hampton Roads Virtual Support Group Meeting – December 10 at 6 pm

December 8, 2020, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Our Hampton Road chapter will conduct its virtual meeting on Thursday, December 10, 2020 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm (ET). To receive an invite to this ZOOM session, please contact the meeting’s facilitator Joy Walker at lymelite7@gmail.com.

North Carolina Virtual Support Group Meeting

December 12, 2020, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Our North Carolina chapter will conduct its virtual meeting on Saturday, December 12, 2020 from 12:00 to 2:00 pm (ET). To receive an invite to this ZOOM session, please contact the meeting’s facilitator John McLean at charlottelyme@gmail.com.

Loudoun County Virtual Support Group Meeting – December 27 at noon

December 27, 2020, 12:00 AM - 2:00 AM

December 27, 2020 @ 12:00 AM - 2:00 AM - Our Loudoun County chapter  will conduct its virtual meeting on Sunday, December 27, 2020 from 12:00 to 4:00 pm (ET). To receive an invite to this ZOOM session, please contact the meeting’s facilitator Jaclyn O'Brien at https://www.meetup.com/Loudoun-LymeAdovcates/ to sign up to attend the meeting. As always, our support groups are FREE, ongoing and open to new [...]

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#GivingTuesday Giveaway

December 1, 2020

On Tuesday, December 1, NatCapLyme is participating in GivingTuesday, a global day of unity and giving. In this time of uncertainty, there is a fundamental truth that gives us hope – that together we can do extraordinary things. Over the past few months, the world has been coming together to stand up, help out, give back, and heal.

Celebrate #GivingTuesday

December 1, 2020

In this time of uncertainty, there’s a fundamental truth that gives us hope – that together we can do extraordinary things. Over the past few months the world has been coming together to stand up, help out, give back, and heal.  NatCapLyme is participating in #GivingTuesday, a global day of unity and giving, on Tuesday, December 1. NatCapLyme’s mission is to improve the quality of life for people suffering from Lyme and other tick-borne diseases by offering support, education and empowering patients, families, healthcare workers and the community at large. 

Happy Thanksgiving from NatCapLyme

November 26, 2020

November 26, 2020 @ - Thanksgiving is one day out of the year when our country reflects upon what makes us grateful. However, at NatCapLyme, each and every day we are thankful for all our members,  supporters, caregivers, volunteers, donors, and board of directors for how they inspire us to keep working towards our mission of advocating on behalf of the thousands who suffer from a tick-borne illness. You bring [...]

McLean Pet Fest (Virtual)

September 27, 2020

Visit the NatCapLyme virtual booth as we teach and educate pet owners to protect both themselves and their pets from tick-borne diseases. The McLean Community Center has created the “purrfect” virtual event for local pet owners and their beloved animals. Learn valuable information and get tips on a variety of pet products and services that can enhance the lives of your pet and improve your experience as a pet owner. 

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Make A Donation

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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.

Please select if you would like to make a general donation.

Note: A PayPal account is NOT REQUIRED to make a donation. If you prefer to use a credit card, just look for the “pay using debit card or credit card” when you arrive at the PayPal page. However, if you do not complete this step, your donation will not be received.

Ever consider honoring family and friends on important occasions like weddings, anniversaries, birthdays, holidays, graduations and special events? You can, in lieu of traditional favors, make your wedding or special event even more meaningful by supporting NatCapLyme.

If you would like to personalize a message associated with your donation, there is a text box provided below for that purpose. We will then send an appropriate card with your sentiments.

Note: A PayPal account is NOT REQUIRED to make a donation. If you prefer to use a credit card, just look for the “pay using debit card or credit card” when you arrive at the PayPal page. However, if you do not complete this step, your donation will not be received.

May we first express our sympathy for your loss. A donation can be made in honor of your deceased loved one or friend by supporting NatCapLyme.

If you would like to personalize a message associated with your donation, there is a text box provided below for this purpose. We will then send an appropriate card with your sentiments.

Note: A PayPal account is NOT REQUIRED to make a donation. If you prefer to use a credit card, just look for the “pay using debit card or credit card” when you arrive at the PayPal page. However, if you do not complete this step, your donation will not be received.

Select a fundraising event you would like to support:

Note: A PayPal account is NOT REQUIRED to make a donation. If you prefer to use a credit card, just look for the “pay using debit card or credit card” when you arrive at the PayPal page.  However, If you do not complete this step, your donation will not be received.

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:

Online:

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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.