KNOW MY HISTIO STORY - Histio Awareness Month Campaign

September is all about awareness and by educating others on how histio has impacted you, your family, or someone close to you, you are helping spread the word about this rare disease.

Sample message(s):
Hi I am _______ and I Know Histio. (INSERT PERSONAL STORY HERE) Please go to to learn more about histiocytosis and join the fight.

Hi I am _______ and I Know Histio. Histiocytic disorders are a group of diseases that occur when there is an overproduction of white blood cells known as histiocytes that can lead to organ damage and tumor formation. Please go to to learn more about histiocytosis and join the fight.

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MEDIA RELEASE I understand that as a participant in the Know My Histio Story campaign hosted by the Histiocytosis Association, I may submit my own video, audio, writing, and/or photographs for usage. I agree to allow the Association to keep, as their property, the products of such videotaping, audio taping, interviewing, and/or photographing. I agree that such material, along with my name, may be used and posted on the Association website, social media, and other marketing or awareness materials for promoting the organization and in any publication and/or publicity generated by the Association now and anytime in the future. No compensation will be paid for such use.  I hereby agree to release, defend, and hold harmless the Histiocytosis Association and its agents or employees, including any firm publishing and/or distributing the finished product in whole or in part, whether on paper or via electronic media, from and against any claims, damages, or liability arising from or related to the use of the photographs, including but not limited to any misuse, distortion, blurring, alteration, optical illusion, or use in composite form, either intentionally or otherwise, that may occur or be produced in taking, processing, reduction, or production of the finished product, its publication or distribution.  I have read this release before signing below, and I fully understand the contents, meaning and impact of this release. I understand that I am free to address any specific questions regarding this release by submitting those questions in writing prior to signing and I agree that my failure to do so will be interpreted as a free and knowledgeable acceptance of the terms of this release.  By submitting this form you are agreeing to the terms of this media release.