Perfect your press release

If you haven't contacted your local press before, don't worry, it's straightforward and we are always here to help!

However you are taking part in International Ataxia Awareness Day, you can go a step further by trying to get in the local newspaper or online article. We will share on our social media channels too. 

If you are taking part in the 10.5 for 10.5, you can use this ready-made template. Make it personal to you by adding in your own title, date and story. 

You can use this template if you are organising your own Walk or another event, just personalise it yourself to make it yours! 

Why not go a step further and tell your local press about the social media campaign happening for International Ataxia Awareness Day? We have a template here and you can edit to your own taste if you wish!

Locate your local press

Once you have the press release sorted, you need to find out who your local press are. You can Google this and find contact details, then email your press release and story with a catchy subject to make them open it!

Seek support

Have a read of our top tips when contacting your local press here. If you would like any help, email our Communications team [email protected] and we will get back to you ASAP.