Hype Week Activities

Join us the week leading up to the 4th Annual Myositis Empower Walk for Hype Week activities! And join us for the Walk on October 8th!

Myositis Empower Hour

Sunday, October 2nd – 4 PM ET

Myositis Empower Hour

Join us as we sit down with the Founder and President of MSU, Jerry Williams for the Myositis Empower Hour. He’ll share his story with Dermatomyositis, why he started MSU, and how he continues to be inspired by the myositis community. Can’t wait to see you there!

Click the button below to visit our campaign page where you can watch the YouTube live stream of Myositis Empower Hour.

Watch LIVE on YouTube

Monday, Oct. 3rd

Hear from special guest, Karen Alexander

Get a sneak peek of our in-depth interview with model and myositis warrior, Karen Alexander.

Be sure to join us for the livestream on October 8th to hear her story!

Tuesday, Oct. 4th

Last Day to submit your Myositis Rockstar

Give a shout out to someone that has been a rockstar throughout your myositis journey! This could be your care partner, a medical provider who went above and beyond, a MSU volunteer, family and friends, or anyone who has made an impact in your life.

The name of your Myositis Rockstar will be displayed at our “Hall of Fame” and will be featured during the livestream on Saturday, October 8th.

Submit your Rockstar

Wednesday, Oct. 5th

Walk Rewind 

Jason Hopfauf, Myositis Warrior and MSU volunteer, will share his experience from attending last year’s walk in-person!

Thursday, Oct. 6th

Dress as your favorite rockstar!

Dress as your favorite rockstar, snap a photo and don’t forget to post your photo using hashtag #MyositisEmpowerWalk. We can’t wait to see yours!

Care Partner Appreciation Day

Friday, Oct. 7th

Celebrate your care partner!

Show some extra love to the special care partner in your life. Give them a shoutout on social media, treat them to something special, or simply thank them a little more today.

Care Partner Appreciation Day