You can help show the impact of rare diseases across the U.S. by submitting your photo and story to the Handprints Across America® Gallery. Now in its seventh year, Handprints Across America shows people observing Rare Disease Day all across the nation in a variety of settings.
We ask patients and families to print out the Handprints Across America flyer and submit a photo of yourself, your family, friends, colleagues, or others, holding it. New in 2018, we are excited to expand this popular campaign by bringing it to social media! This webpage features a social stream which will be populated with photos from social media shared using #HandprintsAcrossAmerica. To have your handprints featured on our website, all you need to do starting today is:
Rare Disease Day is on February 28, 2018. The main objective of Rare Disease Day and the Handprints Across America campaign is to raise awareness about rare diseases and their impact on peoples’ lives. Stay tuned for more updates as we get closer.