Today, July 25th, is the UOAA’s first National Ostomy Awareness Day! Here is more information about it from their page:

UOAA is proud to announce its 1st National Ostomy Awareness Day! Let’s celebrate by spreading awareness and increasing national visibility of those living with ostomies. We will break the silence and shine a positive light on what has saved so many lives.

There are many ways to participate in this event.
• Change your profile picture to the UOAA logo
• Change your Facebook status to the day’s slogan:

“Ostomates Unite and Help Place The Ostomy In A Positive Light! Celebrate UOAA’s Ostomy Awareness Day!”

You can also:
• Tweet the slogan above with #ostomyday
• Blog about the event
• Talk to your family, friends, neighbors, and co-workers

Facebook. Tweet. Blog. Speak.

STL Medical is donating 5% of all ostomy product sales between now and July 27th to UOAA in honor of Ostomy Awareness Day
Visit them at

C3Life is donating $1 to UOAA for each tweet sent on July 25th that has the official #ostomyday hashtag

We’re hosting a 24 hour podcast in conjunction with the folks over at Talkin’ Bout Guts. Listen live between 12am and 11:59pm July 25th at
We’ll have give-aways from UOAA,, OstomySecrets and more!