April 2014 Community Newsletter

Greetings from Ben’s Friends, your online patient support communities builder!

Welcome New Members!

Thank you for signing up! We assure you that you have chosen not just a community of well-wishers but a real family who cares for your genuine welfare.

Make yourself at home and start exploring our site. Feel free to browse pages of members and find pictures and stories that are reflective of your own experiences. Throw in some of your pictures and don't forget to share your own stories, too!

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IN THIS ISSUE

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AVM COMMUNITY HIGHLIGHTS

Featured Content

Featured Member

Picture of the Month

Community Stat

BEN'S FRIENDS HIGHLIGHTS OF THE MONTH

Ben’s Friends Communities Highlights

April is Awareness Month for Sjogren’s Syndrome, Fabry Disease and Crohn’s Disease

The Big C Competition

AVM COMMUNITY HIGHLIGHTS

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Featured Content: Going through a difficult time

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Always give positive thoughts to others especially in difficult times. Find out how you can help Emma on her story in her discussion post and leave a comment of encouragement for her.

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Featured Member: mymomhasafauxhawk

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Passionate about life and her family, Mymomhasafauxhawk is a new member of the AVM community who believes that there is happiness and good outcomes from her situation. Check out her story on her profile and maybe leave a comment or two!

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Picture of the Month

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Be inspired from our AVM Community member, britt.denson on her photo on never backing down even when you feel like giving up. Thanks for sharing Britt!

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Community Stat:

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Number of Members as of April 1, 2014 : 6392

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BEN'S FRIENDS HIGHLIGHTS OF THE MONTH

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Ben’s Friends Communities Highlights

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March brought us new peaks across all our communities! Check out the numbers below.

  • 40,787 members
  • 36 communities
  • 98,047 unique visitors
  • 670,529 page views

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April is Awareness Month for Sjogren’s Syndrome, Fabry Disease and Crohn’s Disease

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Join our friends and family from SjogrensSyndromeSupport.org,LifeWithFabry.org and CrohnsDiseaseN.com in observing Awareness Month for their respective conditions in April.

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The Big C Competition

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Have a great idea for a product or service that might help cancer patients? Livestrong.org is hosting The Big C Competition and is looking for innovations to help people facing cancer. Great exposure, prizes, and more await participants. Go to Livestrong.org’s website to learn more or join. Deadline is May 15, 2014.

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