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Mission: To save lives and reduce hospitalizations by protecting children, families, and communities against influenza.

Our family stories show how serious the flu can be. We want to prevent others from experiencing the devastating effects of influenza. Family Stories Help Us Educate About Flu in Your Community Learn how our programs and educational resources can be used in your local community. Get Involved 5 Simple Steps to Keep You and Your Family Healthy The most important part of protecting your family from influenza is prevention. Flu Prevention

Our family stories show how serious the flu can be. We want to prevent others from experiencing the devastating effects of influenza. Family Stories Help Us Educate About Flu in Your Community Learn how our programs and educational resources can be used in your local community. Get Involved 5 Simple Steps to Keep You and Your Family Healthy The most important part of protecting your family from influenza is prevention. Flu Prevention

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The fight against influenza is in our hands.

As an organization, we are devoted to sharing facts, resources and support to help families better understand the severity of flu.

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We share our stories in order to prevent others from experiencing the same devastating effects of influenza.

Amiah was just 4-years-old when she developed pneumonia and sepsis, which were brought on by the influenza B virus. Now Amiah’s mother encourages other families to get their yearly flu vaccination.

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3 Ways You Can Help...

NO. 1

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Our organization not only consists of families who have lost a loved one to flu or had a family member suffer serious medical complications as a result of flu, but also healthcare professionals and other advocates committed to flu education and prevention. Anyone is welcome to join our organization!

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Inform

Influenza Educational Materials

Awareness is the first step towards real change. In an effort to help you share the facts about flu with others, we offer educational materials and social media graphics available as free downloadable files, and many can be ordered as hard copy materials for doctors’ offices, healthcare clinics, schools, and other important places within your community.

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Invest in healthy families.

We work hard to make sure that at least 80% of your donation dollars go directly to program-related expenses. Your tax-deductible donations help us continue our education and advocacy programs in an effort to save lives.

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$25 can help us reach out and support family members affected by the flu.

Help us share our family flu stories

$50 can help us raise awareness through the sharing of our family stories and key messages on various communication channels.

$100 Can Help Us Share our Flu Educational Materials

$100 can help us provide educational materials to local flu clinics, schools, and hospitals.

The families that make up our organization, as well as the families we seek to protect, are at the heart of everything we do. If you or a family member have been directly impacted by influenza, we invite you to share your story with us. Please email us at contact@familiesfightingflu.org

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That all individuals understand the seriousness of influenza and the importance of annual vaccination so that no one suffers serious flu-related complications or death.

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