Thursday, January 22, 2015

Eating Disorder Awareness Week is Coming Soon!

Get ready! February 1-7th is The National Eating Disorder Awareness Week (EDAW). The Provincial Eating Disorders Awareness (PEDAW) campaign has some ways you can take part.

PEDAW Wristband Challenge

*Open to BC Residents 

Order a free Love our Bodies, Love Ourselves wristband here & post photos to our Twitter & Facebook accounts, February 1-7th.  Be creative!

 


#Purple4PEDAW

 Wear purple February 6th & help bring awareness to eating disorders!  Share photos via 

Twitter & on our Facebook event page
Structures turning #Purple4PEDAW
-Vancouver:
BC Place,  The dome at Science World at TELUS World of Science, the Olympic Cauldron at the Vancouver Convention Centre
-Coquitlam:
Fountain at Lafarge Lake, Town Centre Park at 1205 Pinetree Way
-Nanaimo:
Bastion (95 Front Street)
-Penticton
SOEC (South Okanagan Events Centre) 853 Eckhardt Avenue West (on now until Feb. 7th)
**Stay tuned to our social media channels in case we have more locations!


One of the ideas in our PEDAW in a Box kit

Host your own community event!

We have a number of ideas for you to try out in your own community to help bring awareness. Want to book a display window in your community library? How about organizing a flashmob? Download our PEDAW in a Box kit.

Share with us what activities you have planned through our online events calendar.

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