Our goal as an organization is to provide a mechanism through which everyday individuals, whether suffering from tick-borne illness or not, can help make a difference in their community, even if that only means donating a few minutes of their time.
This goal is met by fostering awareness of accurate and up-to-date information about TBDs in our communities by making such vital knowledge easy to find.
This can be achieved in numerous ways by L.A.B. volunteers:
The #1 way to make a difference is through knowledge! If nothing else feels tangible, take an hour or two out your busy week and attend one of our monthly TBD awareness meetings or simply educate yoursel via our site and our resource links and then share what you have learned with others.
Our current flyers can be downloaded
today from the available links:
Lyme Alliance of the Berkshires Mission Statement and Calendar
Lyme Disease: A Beginner's Guide
Lymepedia (Glossary of TBD Terms)
TBD Awareness Meeting Flyer: Prevention, Thursday, August 27th, 2015
TBD Awareness Meeting Flyer: Advocacy, Thursday, Sept 24th, 2015
Education Materials for Download:
LDA LymeR Primer
ABC's of Lyme Disease (Pediatric Lyme)
LDA Tick Identification Card
ILADS Top Ten Tips to Prevent Chronic Lyme
ILADS Psychiatric Lyme Disease
ILADS What is Lyme?
Advocates for Awareness
The Lyme Alliance has many opportunities where we could get more community exposure, such as farmer's markets, but simply don't have the time or numbers to do so. We are looking for volunteers who would represent our organization at local events, to spread awareness and answer questions.
Social Media Allies
In our very modern and connected world social media is power tool to enact. We need volunteers that are active on social media to help spread awareness about our events and goals within, creating a dialog that gets people involved and eager to help make a difference.
To volunteer with us please contact: