The AAT's Spring Awareness Campaign 2019 Our Spring awareness campaign ‘I’m Fantastic not Aplastic’ which launched at the end of February has now drawn to a close. Its purpose was to celebrate the strength and resilience of everyone affected by aplastic anaemia, whilst shining light on the immense challenges associated with this life-threatening illness. The campaign tied in with the international Rare Disease Day on 28th February and the Aplastic Anaemia Awareness Day on 4th March. During the campaign, we: featured a series of personal blogs about the impact of Aplastic Anaemia on patients and their families lives. You can read them here. shared on our social media channels interesting facts about AA or the AAT reaching thousands of people went to Westminster on Wednesday 27 February and join colleagues across the Rare Disease Network in raising the profile of the work that we do with MPs. How you can be involved in future campaigns Share your story with us - please e-mail us and we will help you write your blog. Get in touch. Share posts on social media and tag the AAT – this helps to build a profile for Aplastic Anaemia where we can reach out and support more patients. Holding a mini fundraising event– coffee mornings are a great way to raise awareness and raise money. If you’re thinking of organising a spring bake sale - here is a poster you can access and customise to suit your event! We’d also love to share photographs of your event with our supporters. Sign up to one of our upcoming events– The Great Windsor Walk, family fun day is fast approaching and this year we are hoping to reach a fundraising target of £5k. The event, which brings together families who have been affected by Aplastic Anaemia, will be held at Windsor Great Park on 11thMay. The event will involve a 10km walk around the beautiful park followed by picnics and games. Signing up is easy - here!