Go Gray In May

How You Can Go Gray               How We’ve Gone Gray                    May 22nd – Brain Tumor Awareness Day


Let’s All Go Gray In May

In honor of May being Brain Tumor Awareness Month and Gray being the official awareness color for brain tumors, we have decided to Go Gray In May…and we want you to join us! We’ve come up with 3 fun and simple ways for you to show your support and help raise awareness and encourage you to try as many as you’d like. Even better, come up with your own creative ideas and tell us about it.


1.“Donate” Your Facebook Cover Photo or Profile Picture In May


Your Cover Photo and Profile Picture are great ways to share with your friends and family the things that are important to you. We’ve created a number of great options that you can grab and “donate” the spaces for the month of May. Click here and pick your favorite or create your own.


2a. Say it Loud…

Increase awareness around Brain Tumor Awareness Month by letting your social network know that you didn’t forget to Go Gray in May, and neither should they. Visit our Facebook page to grab the “Don’t Forget to Go Gray in May” photo for your timeline.


2b. And Say it Often!

Tweet #GOGRAYINMAY as often as you can!  Share important awareness facts to highlight the need for research. Here are some great sample tweets:

 - Sample Tweet #1: RT if you didn’t know: May is Brain Tumor Awareness Month? Awareness will accelerate the search for a cure! #gograyinmay

 - Sample Tweet #2: There are 120 types of brain tumors, but 1,000's of shades of gray when it comes to how each of us are affected #gograyinmay

 - Sample Tweet #3: Brain tumors are the 2nd leading cause of cancer-related deaths among children & teens. #gograyinmay for brain tumor awareness month

 - Sample Tweet #4: May 22nd is Brain Tumor Awareness Day. How will you #gograyinmay on that day?

Click here to add a Twibbon to your Twitter profile!



3. Literally GO GRAY!

The easiest way to literally Go Gray is to wear gray clothing throughout the month and be sure to let people know what you are doing. You can also make signs, stickers or buttons to draw attention to your efforts. and explain to your friends, family and coworkers why you are doing it.

You can also let the clothes do the talking for you. Click here to purchase your official Gray Matters t-shirt and help get the word out!

Spray or DYE your hair gray! Click Here for fun temporary hair spray

Be creative and encourage others to join you!


How is Accelerate Brain Cancer Cure going Gray, you ask?

We’ve literally gone Gray for May. Check out our website, Facebook Page and Twitter Avatar, they’ve all gone Gray in May:


We will also be sharing interesting Gray facts and important brain tumor stats on social media all month long. We’ll be asking for your feedback and opinions, so be sure to like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter so you don’t miss any of it.


AND our very own Director of Development, Danielle, along with her entire family, have dyed their hair gray for the occasion!


Click here to learn about how their family has been affected by brain tumors and why it was important to them to go Gray in May.


Be Part of Brain Tumor Awareness Day!

May 22nd is Brain Tumor Awareness Day and we want to hear from you on that day and find out how you went Gray in May! There are plenty of way to send us your photos….

  1. Post your picture on Facebook and tag us in it or post directly to our timeline – Facebook.com/braincancercure
  2. Tweet your picture to @braincancercure #gograyinmay
  3. E-mail your picture to grayinmay@abc2.org

We are so excited to see what you come up with and will randomly draw three winners from all the submission to win “Gray Matters” t-shirts!

We will be sending out reminders to make sure you don’t forget, but in the meantime try to do your part to spread the word and help us make the world “GO GRAY” on May 22nd!

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