The ME Association (The MEA) provides information and support, education and training. This service benefits people with ME (myalgic encephalopathy)/CFS (chronic fatigue syndrome) and PVFS (post viral fatigue syndrome), professionals and all others interested in the illness.
The Alison Hunter Memorial Foundation is a non-profit institution. The Foundation works independently in a spirit of support and cooperation with all researchers, institutions and ME/CFS societies to advance scientific knowledge and medical care. The Foundation is an enduring memorial to Alison Hunter and all those whose lives have been devastated by ME/CFS. Alison died in 1996, aged 19, from complications arising from ME/CFS. Such complications are rare and only present in a severe subgroup. Alison courageously fought ME/CFS for ten years and was an unstinting advocate for young people.
MERGE is the Myalgic Encephalomyelitis Research Group for Education and Support. The charitys principal aim is to commission and fund scientific investigation into the causes, consequences and treatment of myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME) and related conditions.