Community Events in Support of the LFA-DMV Chapter
DINE TO DONATE AT BRIO TUSCAN GRILLE
Monday, April 14th
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Brio Tuscan Grille, Tyson Corner Center, McLean, VA
Enjoy a meal at Brio Tuscan Grille at Tysons Corner Center in McLean, VA on Monday, April 14th to support the LFA-DMV Chapter! 10% of all food sales will be donated to help end lupus now! For more information, call the restaurant at (703)-288-8882.
RVA HAS TALENT
Wednesday, April 16th
The Hippodrome Theater, 528 N. 2nd Street Richmond, VA 23219
Come out for a great night of music and fun at the Hippodrome Theater as 10 bands perform to move onto the next round of RVA Has Talent! Tickets are $15 including a $5 donation to the band's charity of choice. PJ Bottoms Band will be performing in support of the LFA-DMV.
Learn more and purchase tickets here!
DC WALK TO END LUPUS PREP PARTY
Thursday, April 17th
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
LFA- DMV office – 2000 L ST, NW – Suite 415, Washington, DC 20036
Help us prepare for the 8th Annual DC Walk to End Lupus Now at our Ready to Walk Party. This is a great event to meet other walkers while you help us get ready for the walk. Enjoy dinner, swap fundraising tips to help get a few last minute donations, and enjoy the company of other walkers and LFA-DC/MD/VA staff! Kids are also welcome! It is an open house, so feel free to come and go and your schedule permits.
Walk participants will also be able to stop by during the Prep Party and check-in pre-walk AND receive your walk t-shirt and/or pin. Avoid the long registration lines on walk day and check-in prior to the walk.
2ND ANNUAL TEAM JESSE'S ANGELS HOMERUN DERBY / CO-ED SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT
Saturday, May 10th
Pole Green Park Softball Complex 8996 Pole Green Park Ln, Mechanicsville, VA 23116
Join Team Jesse's Angels on Saturday May 10th for a Homerun Derby and Co-ed Softball Tournament! Entry to the homerun derby is $20 per person and can be paid on the day of. To enter into the softball tournament, the entry fee is $100 per team and you can register in advance HERE. There will also be a concession stand, sponsored by Sponsored by Hands of Hope Lasertoma! This is going to be a great event for the entire family! Please direct any questions to Jennifer. For more information, please click HERE.
BOWL 4 LUPUS
Sunday, April 27th
Bowl America Shirley, 6450 Edsall Rd. Alexandria, VA 22312
Come out and Bowl 4 Lupus on April 27th at Bowl America Shirley at 1 PM! Just $20 includes 3 games, shoe rental, 50/50, door prizes and best of all a donation to the Lupus Foundation of America, DC/MD/VA Chapter! Click here for more information.
LUPUS AWARENESS NIGHT AT NATIONALS PARK
Friday, May 16th
Help us celebrate a successful DC Lupus Walk, as well as Put on Purple Day during Lupus Awareness Night at Nationals Park. We will have special designated sections with discounted tickets for our lupus supporters. LFA-DMV will host a Community Booth, as well as receive special recognition pre-game with some wonderful surprises in store. Join us on Friday, May 16th at 7pm as the hometown Washington Nationals play the New York Mets. The first 25,000 fans receive a Wilson Ramos bobblehead. Put on your purple and join us for a fun night out at the ballpark!
For more information contact Juliet, Development and Events Intern
A LINE DANCE FOR LUPUS PARTY
Sunday, May 18th
3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Diamondz Event Hall 9980 Liberty Road, Randallstown, MD 21133
Join Marva's Grand Hands of Love, Inc. for an evening of line dancing, a dessert buffet, vendors, and resource materials on lupus. The event will be hosted by Randy Dennis, radio host and line dance guru, so come out and learn some new line dances or show off your traditional line dance moves! This is a BYOB affair. Tickets are $30 in advance, or more at the door if available.
To purchase a ticket, contact 410-599-9159 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
ZUMBATHON FOR LUPUS AWARENESS
Saturday May 31st
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Celebrity Banquet Hall 8579 Landover Rd. Hyattsville, MD
Help raise awareness in the community while also enjoying a fun exercise! 50% of proceeds will benefit LFA-DMV. For more information, please contact Allison or call 202-607-582. Click here to purchase tickets!
THE HAMPTON ROADS LUPUS WALK
Saturday, May 31st
I.C. Norcom HS in Tidewater, VA
The Hampton Roads Lupus Walk in the Tidewater/VA Beach area is a third party event being hosted by KMK Productions, a local group that works to help non-profits in the area. All proceeds directly support local lupus support, awareness, and education programs that are offered at no charge to anyone in need.
For those interested in joining the walk, it is a two-step process.
Step 1: Register on KMK’s event website. There is a $25 per person fee OR $100 per team that includes a walk t-shirt.
Step 2: Create your Fundraising site.
We are now a recognized partner of AmazonSmile, the fundraising wing of Amazon. Anyone can shop AmazonSmile and a portion of their purchase supports our Chapter.
Active for Lupus!
Get active for Lupus in 2014! Do you run, bike, swim or walk? Sign up for a local event in your community and help raise funds for the Chapter. Join Team RunWalkCrawl as we participate in races all over the country to raise money for the Lupus. We provide the fundraising platform for you to go out and raise money for lupus.