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Engage with Limb Loss and Limb Difference Awareness Month: We Dare You!

Apr 15, 2024 |

Participants share their #WeThrive stories

Whether it’s your first time participating in  or you’re a seasoned advocate, our collective efforts are significant in raising awareness for the over 5.6 million Americans affected by limb loss and limb difference. April is the time to amplify our impact and make strides toward greater understanding and support for our community.

As part of our LLLDAM campaign, we’ve compiled a throughout the month. These dares enable participants to spread awareness in various ways and ensure an avenue for expression for everyone. We challenge you to complete as many as you can! We have particularly enjoyed the testimonial videos that members of the limb loss and limb difference community have submitted. Take a moment to hear from some of our community members on our YouTube channel.

Whether you are interested in getting involved in advocacy or simply sharing your story with others, we want to engage you.

  • Wear Orange on Wednesdays – How much orange can you wear on Wednesdays in April? Post your photos using hashtags #LLLDAM #LLLDAM24 and tag us.
  • #WeThrive Stories – Share with your friends, family and community the importance of raising awareness about limb loss and limb difference, and how you THRIVE with your limb loss and limb difference. .
  • Advocacy Awareness – You don’t have to be a lobbyist to make a difference. You can start advocating today right where you are. Join the Advocacy Community on .
  • Show Your Mettle Day – Let’s close out LLLDAM on the last Saturday of the month, April 27, empowering individuals to share a picture showing off their “mettle.”

We encourage you to utilize our  which includes downloadable brand assets that can be printed or shared on social media.

Partner with us this April as we spread awareness and help promote greater understanding of our community.

For more information, visit the . Make sure to tag the Amputee Coalition on , and .