Advocacy, Education, Support for People with Neurological Borreliosis andother tick-borne diseases
Nonprofit 501 (c) (3) Phone support at **TICKBITE
Kansas Tick-Borne Disease Advocates, Inc
Advocacy, Education, Awareness, Support
We started in 2009 as Friends helping Friends to access medical testing and treatment according to the International Lyme and Associated Diseases guidelines. We help people through empowerment and encouraging individual self advocacy and raising money to help individuals and families. Also, we work hard to connect people with tick borne diseases to resources. We are raising money to help pay for testing and treatment while utilizing the resources available in the community and privately to help families. All of our work is donated by dedicated volunteers.
Kansas Lyme Fighter's name was changed in January 2012 to Kansas Tick-Borne Disease Advocates, Inc. and is listed with the Kansas Secretary of State as a Nonprofit Corporation and a Charitable organization with a solicitation license. November 25, 2014, we received a 501 c 3 determination letter from the IRS. We are are able to issue tax-deductible receipts.
Contact Address: PO BOX 442576, Lawrence, KS 66044
Peninah Blumhagen, President and Tammy Farmer, Vice President
Board Members Needed:
Public Relations, Treasurer (We do have a CPA), Legal, Advocacy
We are accepting nominations for the Board of Directors for two year terms. We are looking for Board members from throughout the State of Kansas. Expectations are for fundraising, board development, organizational capacity and development, advocacy, education, and support of people with tick borne diseases. It is important to be computer literate using both email, and video chat. But first and foremost, is compassion and a heart to serve others.
Dr. Brooks has a website to sign up for his care at www.brooksfamilycare.com Keep checking back but currently he is not taking new patients.
Article: Lyme Retreatment Guidelines May be Flawed (Good Article for Doctors) Click Here
Lyme Light Foundation Mission Statement: Our mission is to provide grants to enable eligible children and young adults with Lyme disease to receive proper treatment and medication as well as raising awareness about Lyme disease: Click Here
URGENT: Please sign a petition to remove the IDSA treatment guidelines from NGC. These guidelines hurt many people with tick-borne diseases by denying long term antibiotic treatment. Over 12,000 people have signed! Sign today...it's easy click here
Living With Lyme - Medical Myth Or Chronic Condition?
Many doctors in Kansas do not believe the disease exists, and insurance companies have refused to cover experimental treatments.
May is Lyme Awareness Month, Create Proclaimations for your city for awareness, help sponsor a Physicians Protection Bill, assist with health fairs, help create a day at the capitol. For more ideas click here.