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Jeans 4 Genes



When? The last day of February every year (Feb. 28, 2019)

What? Rare Disease Day is to raise awareness for rare diseases and their impact on the lives of patients and families.

Where? YOU can start a Jeans for Genes--Wear That You Care event to raise awareness and funds at your office, school, library, anywhere, by following these easy steps!

FIRST: Ask co-workers, teachers and students to donate $5.00 to wear jeans on Thursday, Feb. 28 in honor of World Rare Disease Day!

THEN: Print out flyers and posters for your event.


REGISTER to let MitoAction know you will be hosting a Jeans 4 Genes event!

CLICK HERE to download awareness graphics!


Please display your poster, a donation box and other materials in a highly visible, highly trafficked area in the location of your event.

Take pictures of your event and post them on



Once your event is complete, please send MitoAction one check or money order (no cash, please) to:


PO Box 51474

Boston, MA 02205


Email with any questions!


Invite others to join you and wear jeans on World Rare Disease Day, Feb. 28. 

We can't do it without your support!