Please join us in raising awareness for Intrahepatic Cholestasis of Pregnancy. We have suggestions for how you can help our cause, but feel free to reach out to us with your own ideas! Be sure to read and scroll down to the end to review some of the Volunteer Opportunities!
Participate During June’s ICP Awareness Month
June is the month we push our message and mission to raise awareness and education about ICP. Please follow our announcements in the ICP Care Facebook group and participate! Also view the ICP Awareness Month page for additional information. We are always looking for volunteers to help fundraise during the month of June. If you’re interested in organizing an event or fundraiser on behalf of ICP, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Write, Blog, Post!
- Personal stories are often read, shared, and have the potential to go viral. Help us by telling your story!
Sign up for HARO (Help a Reporter Out) and contact reporters who are looking for relevant stories
- If you have your own blog, write about your experience and be sure to post your link on our ICP Care Facebook group!
- Share others’ stories, images, and your own story on your personal Facebook page.
Need help getting the attention of your local newspaper or TV news station? Download our Media Letter Template and personalize it with details of your personal experience.
- Look for the “Submit a Story Idea” section on your local newspaper or TV station’s website.
- Contact other press for media exposure for your story or fundraising event.
- Help to educate your community by talking about your ICP experience.
Bring Handouts to Your Local Hospital or OBGYN
- Consider making a special trip or show up prepared to your next appointment!
- Download and print or email to your healthcare provider our Healthcare Professional Brochure to help educate the medical staff. **Printed version available. Contact us.**
- Download and print our Patient Educational Brochure
- Download and print the ICP Infographic
- Spread awareness by talking to medical staff about your ICP experience.
- Email medical articles on Intrahepatic Cholestasis of Pregnancy to hospital staff and your OBGYN or midwife.
Use Social Networking
- Use social media tools to educate your friends and networks about ICP.
- “Like” the ICP Care Facebook Page.
- Join ICP Care “Itchy Moms” Social Networks: Facebook Group • Twitter • Pinterest • Instagram .
- Watch Videos, “Like” & Subscribe to the YouTube Channel.
- Help ICP Care groups with your support, questions, participation and contributions.
- Participate in our contests.
- Hashtag your posts with #icpawareness #fighttheitchsavealife #wortheveryitch.
Recruit Family & Friends
Your friends and family shared in the excitement of your pregnancy and the scary details of ICP. Turn to them for help continuing to spread awareness.
- Share Facebook posts about Intrahepatic Cholestasis of Pregnancy (ICP) with your friends.
- Talk to others about your experience.
- Re-tweet ICP Care tweets.
Participate in Our Fundraisers
We are a nonprofit always looking for opportunities to raise money to help spread our message.
- Visit the ICP Care Cafe Press store and encourage friends and family to purchase merchandise to help spread awareness!
- Regularly check our ICP Care Facebook groups during the month of June to participate in our awareness fundraisers.
Interested in hosting your own fundraiser? See our fundraising page for details.
- Fundraising Assistant – Do you have experience in fundraising? Or willing to learn to help make these a reality this year! Work with our Fundraising Coordinator…working on local and national fundraising efforts for 2019, looking to expand our existing fundraisers around the country, online and our virtual fundraisers as well ex…Virtual run/walk & Giving Tuesday.
- Educational Material Coordinator(s) – Do you want to help reach healthcare providers within your town, state and work with other state group Moms to coordinate and distribute brochures provided by ICP Care via email, mail, in person visit to ERs, Dr offices, clinics, etc.
- Assistant Graphic Designer – Do you have experience in designing graphic images? Help us create educational images and others needed to expand education and awareness through social media platforms.
- Public Relations – Do you know how to write articles or press releases? Help ICP Care be featured in news programs, newspapers, television programs, related blogs, and featured in other social channels.
- Social Media Assistant – Do you know all about Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest etc… work with our Social Media Manager to make an impact on awareness throughout the year.
Interested in being a volunteer?Please complete and submit the Volunteer form:
For Fundraising Guidelines, please see our Registration Packet below
1) Volunteer Registration Letter
2) Event Organizer Form
3) Fundraiser Donation Collection Form
4) Volunteer Handbook
5) Getting Media Involved Tips