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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

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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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McLean Pet Fest

October 16, 2022, 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

October 16, 2022 @ 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM - The McLean Community Center has created the “purrfect” event for local pet owners and their beloved animals! McLean Central Park will be alive with local pets and their families on October 16, 2022, when McLean Pet Fest takes place. NatCapLyme will exhibit at the McLean Pet Fest. Come and learn how to keep your pets [...]

10th Annual FinishLyme 5K & 1K Fun Run (Projected for May 1, 2023)

May 1, 2023, 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 – October 2- 2 – 4 pm

October 2, 2022, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Our flagship Washington, DC chapter will meet by Zoom October 2 – 2 – 4 pm.

North Carolina Virtual Support Group Meeting – October 8 at 12 noon

October 8, 2022, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Our North Carolina chapter will conduct its virtual meeting on Saturday, October 8 from 12:00 to 2:00 pm (EDT).

Hampton Roads Virtual Support Group Meeting – October 11 at 7:15 pm

October 11, 2022, 7:15 PM - 8:45 PM

Our Hampton Road chapter will conduct its virtual meeting on Tuesday, October 11, 2022 at 7:15 (ET).

Fairfax County Virtual Support Group Meeting – October 19 at 7 pm

October 19, 2022, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Our Fairfax County chapter will conduct its virtual meeting on October 19, 2022.

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Eagle Scout Service Project

May 21, 2022, 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

May 21, 2022 @ 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM - NatCapLyme will sponsor an Eagle Scout candidate and his service project at an information booth at the McLean Day Celebration.  Drop by and learn about ticks, how to avoid them and diseases they carry along with the great work our Eagle Scouts are doing to create awareness. Lewinsville Park 1659 Chain Bridge Rd, McLean, VA

Lyme Disease Proclamation by the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors

May 10, 2022, 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

May 10, 2022 @ 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM - The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors will present to NatCapLyme its declaration designating the month of May to be Lyme Disease Awareness Month in Fairfax County, VA. The ceremony will be held at the Fairfax County Government Center, 12000 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax, VA, 22035 at 9:30 AM.

Ultimate Virtual Race of New Zealand – Holly Runs for Lyme!

April 29, 2022

April 29, 2022 @ 12:00 AM - Holly McMeekin is a Lyme warrior, a Lyme survivor and an advocate for those living with Lyme. She has been in intensive treatment for 9 years. Ten years ago she woke up and was unable to walk and she had lost the ability to read and write. Something smaller than a dot on her finger [...]

TICK BUSTERS ARE ON THE MOVE!

December 31, 2021

We believe that books can inspire a reader to make their world a better place – starting in their own backyards and neighborhoods. NatCapLyme is requesting the opportunity to partner with you on a children’s reading campaign with our recently published educational series Tick Busters, Tickula Wanted Dead or Alive.

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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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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.

Please note the four tabs above to select the type of donation you wish to make. For example: General, Special Occasion, Memorial or Fundraiser

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.

Please note the four tabs above to select the type of donation you wish to make. For example: General, Special Occasion, Memorial or Fundraiser

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:

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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.

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