There are many ways to take action and help bring an end to this devastating disease - becoming an activist, spreading awareness, participating in a research study, or raising funds. With your help, the Lupus Foundation of America can get one step closer to improving the lives of people with lupus. 

Government Relations and Advocacy

We are the leader in stimulating new federal support for lupus research and education and raising awareness among policymakers.

Become a Lupus Activist

Learn how you can become a lupus activist and help elevate lupus on our nation's health care agenda.

Write to Congress

Tell your elected officials that you want them to do more to help people with lupus and fund research.

Participate in a Clinical Trial

Clinical trials would not be possible without the participation of study volunteers. Learn more.

Spread Awareness

Through awareness campaigns, celebrity engagement, and online and social marketing, we work to bring greater attention to lupus and to rally public support. Learn how you can help spread awareness of lupus.

Raise Funds

Raise funds for lupus research, awareness and education by hosting an event, honoring someone special or through our other peer-to-peer fundraising campaigns.

Walk to End Lupus Now

Our Walk to End Lupus Now™ events are conducted nationwide to raise money for lupus research, increase awareness of lupus, and rally public support for those who suffer from its brutal impact.

Direct Giving

Make a donation to the Lupus Foundation of America, including one-time, monthly, in memorial or honor of someone you love, online, through the mail or by fax.

Join Team Make Your Mark

Team Make your Mark is a way to combine running or walking with fundraising to help solve the cruel mystery of lupus. This program gives both novice and experienced runners/walkers the opportunity to get involved supporting the fight against lupus. Team Make Your Mark is focused on 5k, 10k, half marathon and full marathon distances. There are two ways to participate. You can join an official team event, or do your own thing and sign up for the race of your choice.