Personal Stories

Behind the Scenes of Show Us Your Hands!

By |September 30th, 2015|

Did you know that the Directors of Show Us Your Hands! live in three different countries?

Did you know that between them, the Directors and volunteers of Show Us Your Hands! have 118 years experience of living with inflammatory arthritis?

Did you know that everything Show Us Your Hands! does is made possible by donations?

This is the […]

CAPA – The Canadian Arthritis Patient Alliance

By |July 14th, 2015|

We were thrilled to appear in The Canadian Arthritis Patient Alliance’s Spring newsletter and to be featured as part of their list of arthritis organizations. Making connections with other grassroots and non-profit organizations is an important part of making the Show Us Your Hands! mission a reality. Naturally, we wanted to reciprocate. CAPA appears in […]

Our Hands Can Picture Project – March-April 2015: TOOLS

By |May 18th, 2015|

Several years ago, Isabel Heubl, a German studying design in the UK, got feedback from the Show Us Your Hands! community on a project she was doing for her degree in 3D design. She was designing utensils for people with dexterity problems and now, the result of her hard work has been released on the […]

Show Us Your Hands! in CAPA Spring Newsletter

By |May 2nd, 2015|

We are thrilled to appear in an article in the Canadian Arthritis Patient Alliance (CAPA) Spring Newsletter!

CAPA is “a grass-root, patient-driven, independent, national advocacy organization with members across Canada and supporters both Canadian and International.

CAPA believes the first expert on arthritis is the individual who has the disease, theirs is a unique perspective. We assist […]

Our Hands Can Picture Project – January 2015: NEW

By |February 9th, 2015|

2015 – A new year with new beginnings for Show Us Your Hands! We now have a brand new website that we hope will bring greater benefits to you. Also, we are now offering a second edition of our photo book “Our Hands Can” on Amazon at a more affordable price. The new website and […]

Our Hands Can Picture Project — December 2014: The Holidays

By |January 15th, 2015|

We are thrilled to welcome you to our new website! As of this month, the monthly Our Hands Can Picture Project will be published here.

The Holidays. That was the theme for the Picture Project in December. We received some wonderful submissions that really helped bring the spirit of the holidays to our Facebook page!

Michelle made […]

New Year, New Site, New Book

By |January 12th, 2015|

To celebrate our third anniversary, Show Us Your Hands! is proud to present our new website at www.suyh.org and the new, revised edition of the Our Hands Can photo book, now available on Amazon. These represent a new direction for the organization, one that respects our history while branching out onto an exciting path to […]

Our Hands Can Community Stories: November 2014 – Thankful

By |December 12th, 2014|

Gratitude. Every November (and October in Canada), we all pay a little more attention to what we are thankful for. It makes you feel better to realize those small moments of quiet joy. In November, the Show Us Your Hands! Picture Project asked the inflammatory arthritis community “What are you thankful for?” We got lots […]

Our Hands Can! Community Stories: October 2014 – Change of Seasons

By |November 13th, 2014|

Change in the air this time of year. Whether it’s leaves that change colours, wardrobes changing from summer tank tops to sweaters (or vice versa in the Southern hemisphere), or the temperatures, there is a shift going on. At Show Us Your Hands!, we got so excited about change that we decided to update a […]

Show Us Your Hands! Logo Contest

By |October 31st, 2014|

Unite and Inspire.

These concepts are key components of the mission of Show Us Your Hands!. We aim to unite and inspire the inflammatory arthritis community through creative programs that focus on what our hands can do. We’re planning some exciting changes and want to involve you in the process!

We invite our lovely followers to create […]