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General News | Aug. 22, 2016

Mortality in Lupus: The Untold Story

We need accurate statistics on the incidence and prevalence of lupus and its associated rate of mortality and a much more robust public and private lupus research effort on lupus.

General News | Aug. 10, 2016

Access to Treatments

One of our key goals is to ensure people with lupus have access to the care and treatments they need. Recently, access to a few vital treatments has been challenging to obtain, specifically access to quinacrine, hydroxychloroquine, and Benlysta®.

Blog | Aug. 09, 2016

Sharing the Journey

Blog | Aug. 09, 2016

Stem cell research: This could change everything

Pioneering research funded by the Foundation offers hope for a cure.

Blog | Aug. 08, 2016

Make Your Mark With Pokemon Go

Blog | Jul. 29, 2016

Bethany Lindeblad: A Song in Her Heart

Highschooler Bethany Lindeblad has her world turned upside down with an unexpected lupus diagnosis.

General News | Jul. 20, 2016

WebMD: Nick Cannon Winning the War With Lupus

Nick Cannon may have lupus, but he refuses to let the disease take over his life. WebMD profiles his battle with lupus in an article entitled, Nick Cannon: A Warrior in the Fight Against Lupus.

General News | Jul. 14, 2016

Appropriations Bill Includes Critical Support for Lupus

With our support, the Congressional Lupus Caucus was able to rally the needed votes for continued funding of lupus research and education.

General News | Jul. 14, 2016

Appropriations Bill Includes Critical Support for Lupus

With our support, the Congressional Lupus Caucus was able to rally the needed votes for continued funding of lupus research and education.

Blog | Jul. 14, 2016

Lorenzo Hall: Dancing Helps Me Express Myself

Lorenzo Hall copes with his difficult lupus diagnosis by dancing.

General News | Jun. 16, 2016

$5 Million for Lupus Research Passes Second Critical Hurdle

The provision was approved by the U.S. House of Representatives' Appropriations Committee.

General News | Jun. 10, 2016

2017 Appropriations Act Includes Support for Lupus Research

The Lupus Foundation of America applauds the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee for voting to pass the bill, which now moves to the full Senate for consideration.

Video | Jun. 01, 2016

2016 Lupus Awareness Month Highlights

Check out the video to see what you helped make possible!

General News | Jun. 01, 2016

Lupus Groups to Host Patient-Focused Drug Development Meeting

Lupus organizations announce groundbreaking collaborative initiative to inform lupus drug development.

General News | May. 17, 2016

Lupus Foundation of America Applauds Congressional Action to Expand Lupus Research

Defense Appropriations bill includes $5-million for lupus research program, the culmination of more than a decade of Foundation-led efforts.

Blog | Apr. 19, 2016

Minority Health Disparities Impact People with Lupus

April is National Minority Health Month. Led by the Office of Minority Health at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, this month highlights the key role that disparities (great differences) play in the health and health care of communities across the country.

Blog | Mar. 14, 2016

A Faster Track to Lupus Treatments and Cures

Blog | Jan. 22, 2016

Senate Moves Forward on Innovations for Healthier Americans

Kim Cantor, VP of Government Relations, provides an update on the Senate version of the 21st Century Cures Act that was passed in July 2015.

General News | Jan. 13, 2016

National Institutes of Health Releases Plan to Expedite Lupus Treatments and Cures

The research plan identifies and examines opportunities to increase scientific understanding of lupus, which will ultimately lead to safer and more effective treatments and, eventually, curative strategies

Blog | Dec. 18, 2015

Congress Increases Funding for Lupus in 2016

Congress voted to pass the Consolidated Appropriations Act (H.R. 2029) that will fund the federal government for 2016. Thanks to the leadership of the Lupus Foundation of America and our vast network of dedicated lupus activists, the bill provides significant funding increases and vital support for lupus research and education programs.

Blog | Dec. 16, 2015

Congress Increases Funding for Lupus in 2016

Last night, Congress unveiled its Consolidated Appropriations Act (H.R. 2029) that will fund the federal government for 2016. Thanks to the leadership of the Lupus Foundation of America and our vast network of dedicated lupus activists, the bill provides significant funding increases and vital support for lupus research and education programs. As the bill makes its way through Congress, we will keep you updated you on its progress.

Blog | Dec. 15, 2015

Progress Toward a Life Free of Lupus: 2015 Top Ten Achievements in Research, Education and Advocacy

We continued to make important advances in 2015 toward our vision of a life free of lupus for millions of people around the world.

General News | Oct. 29, 2015

First-ever National Lupus Public Health Agenda Provides Roadmap to Improving Care and Treatment

The Agenda for Lupus identifies public health priorities, strategies and recommendations for efforts in lupus biomedical research and clinical care.

Blog | Oct. 05, 2015

The Kelly Report on Health Disparities in America

Lupus among racial and ethnic minority groups is a significant public health problem. That’s why the Lupus Foundation of America jumped at the opportunity to contribute to a new Congressional report examining health disparities in America. More:

General News | Sep. 18, 2015

Lupus Highlighted in New Congressional Report on Health Disparities

A new Congressional report includes an article contributed by the Lupus Foundation of America on health disparities among people with lupus and current efforts to improve treatment and diagnosis in minority communities.

Blog | Aug. 19, 2015

Rowan Mulligan: Pledge Lupus

Rowan Mulligan turned her lupus diagnosis into an opportunity to change her community and raise money and awareness for those affected by lupus. Read her story.

Blog | Aug. 03, 2015

Regulations for Off-Label Drugs Must Change

Off-label drugs for the treatment of lupus symptoms represents the standard of care for people with lupus, but current regulations make it difficult for doctors and manufacturers to communicate. Read Sandra C. Raymond's remarks now.

General News | Jul. 10, 2015

U.S. House of Representatives Passes 21st Century Cures Act

Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the 21st Century Cures Act, legislation that has the potential to improve the drug development process and bring new and vital treatments forward for people with chronic diseases like lupus.

General News | Jun. 26, 2015

Senate Committee Answers Lupus Foundation of America’s Call for Increased Funding for Lupus Research

Statement of Sandra C. Raymond, President & CEO, Lupus Foundation of America

Video | Jun. 25, 2015

Highlights from a “Capitol Conversation for 21st Century Cures”

Moderated by Chuck Todd, moderator of NBC's Meet the Press, part of the National Lupus Advocacy Awards.

Video | Jun. 25, 2015

National Lupus Advocacy Summit 2015 Highlights

Nearly 200 lupus activists from across the country visited Capitol Hill on June 16, 2015 as part of the 2015 National Lupus Advocacy Summit.

General News | Jun. 24, 2015

House Committee Increases Funding For Lupus Research & Education Programs

Statement of Sandra C. Raymond, President & CEO, Lupus Foundation of America

General News | Jun. 17, 2015

Lupus Foundation of America Hosts Capitol Conversation on 21st Century Cures Moderated by Chuck Todd

National Advocacy Awards Dinner recognizes leaders from Congress, federal agencies, industry and the research community.

General News | Jun. 10, 2015

Activists Urge Congress To Expand Critical Funding for Lupus Research

Lupus Foundation of America Hosts Awards Dinner & 21st Century Cures Discussion

General News | Mar. 25, 2015

People With Lupus Must Have Access to Prescription Drugs

People with lupus need and deserve a full arsenal of treatments. With many new and innovative drugs for lupus in the drug pipeline, these highly anticipated treatments will mean nothing if people with lupus cannot afford them.

Blog | Mar. 03, 2015

Increasing Federal Support for Lupus Research

This year, the Lupus Foundation of America is implementing numerous projects to achieve our goals to increase federal support for lupus research and services to benefit people with lupus, their families and caregivers. Find out more about two of our exciting endeavors in this letter from our CEO, Sandra C. Raymond.

Blog | Jan. 05, 2015

Save-the-Date! National Lupus Advocacy Summit: June 15 & 16, 2015

We urge everyone affected by lupus to join us for this important and exciting event and look forward to seeing everyone in Washington, D.C. in June!

General News | Dec. 15, 2014

Government Spending Bill Includes Funding for Vital Lupus Programs

Statement from Sandra C. Raymond, President and CEO of the Lupus Foundation of America

General News | Oct. 29, 2014

U.S. Department of Defense Announces $3.4 Million to Support Lupus Research

Award is the largest amount allocated to lupus since 2006

Blog | Oct. 07, 2014

A Family Devoted to Awareness

Last year, while living in Puerto Rico, 14-year-old Amarissa Mauricio and her family had their lives turned upside down when she began to experience an onslaught of symptoms including fevers, skin rash, infection and joint pain so extreme she was unable to walk.

Blog | Sep. 09, 2014

New Partnership to Accelerate Lupus Medicine Development

Increasing funding for lupus research is a top priority for the Lupus Foundation of America. We urge Congress to robustly fund the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the largest source of biomedical research (and lupus) funding in the country.

General News | Sep. 09, 2014

Leading Orgs Take to the Hill to Discuss Need to Accelerate New Medicines for Lupus & Other Diseases

Lupus Foundation of America and Rheumatology Research Foundation hold congressional briefing

Blog | Aug. 18, 2014

Five Lessons Health Advocates Can Teach Us

Health advocates are part of a new profession to help patients remove barriers to the care they want and need. This emerging field helps patients by building skills and connecting them to resources so patients can participate and drive their health care experience and make the best decisions possible.

Magazine | Aug. 13, 2014

Making a Difference

These six women knew little about lupus when they were diagnosed. Not content to keep what they learned to themselves, they became committed to raising awareness of the disease that changed their lives.

General News | Jul. 25, 2014

LFA Stimulates $7.6 Million in New Funding for Lupus Research and Education Programs

Our advocacy efforts are part of the Foundation’s comprehensive strategy to increase funding to solve the cruel mystery of lupus.

Blog | Jun. 18, 2014

Help Us, Help You: Why Surveys Matter

In her blog, Sara Chang, Senior Manager of Advocacy and Government Relations writes about the importance of participating in surveys.

Magazine | May. 27, 2014

A Special Bond: Actor Ian Harding supports his mom through lupus advocacy

Actor Ian Harding from Pretty Little Liars supports his mom Mary through lupus advocacy, awareness and fundraising efforts

General News | May. 21, 2014

Chronic Disease and Disability Communities Pay Tribute to Senator Tom Harkin

Tribute raises critically needed funds to support the Lupus Foundation of America’s mission

General News | May. 01, 2014

Public Urged To Take Action to Fight ‘Cruel Mystery’ affecting Millions Worldwide

May is Lupus Awareness Month; Lupus Foundation of America education programs and events taking place nationwide.

General News | Apr. 19, 2014

Nick Cannon Leads Thousands of DC Residents in the Walk to End Lupus Now®

More than 4,000 local supporters walk to raise funds, awareness and congressional support for lupus

Blog | Apr. 15, 2014

Making a Positive Impact with Mom by My Side

Read Aiden's story about her life with lupus and how she couldn't have gone through this experience without the help from her mom.

Blog | Apr. 01, 2014

My Life With Lupus, For the Better

Lupus Foundation of America activist, Mallory Dixon, reflects on her life living with lupus and shares her incredible lupus journey over past year. Read Mallory's story and learn why she is grateful for her lupus diagnosis and how she lives each day to the fullest.

Video | Mar. 28, 2014

Spreading Our Wings

The stories of four people whose lives have been forever changed by lupus and the Foundation's efforts to improve the quality of life for everyone affected by lupus.

Blog | Feb. 18, 2014

Excited About Funding Increases? Not So fast.

Congress passed the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2014. While this funding brings some good news in the fight against lupus, the Act only restores some of the money to the NIH that was previously cut through the automatic spending reductions (sequestration).

Blog | Feb. 04, 2014

The Kassel Family Steps Up and Makes a Big Difference

In 2011, Bonnie and Todd Kassel learned their 12-year-old daughter Taylor was diagnosed with lupus nephritis. Their angst transformed into lupus awareness, advocacy and action. Read more.

General News | Feb. 04, 2014

NIH Announces Partnership to Accelerate Development of New Treatments for Lupus & Other Diseases

The Lupus Foundation of America will partner with the Foundation for the National Institutes of Health (FNIH) to support a new $230 million, five-year initiative that will accelerate the ability to develop new medicines for lupus and other diverse and complex diseases.

General News | Jan. 17, 2014

The Consolidated Appropriations Bill Provides Significant Funding for Vital Lupus Programs

The Lupus Foundation of America applauds Congress for enacting the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2014, H.R. 3547 which provides funding for vital lupus research and education programs.

Blog | Jan. 14, 2014

Congress Recognizes the Importance of Lupus Research and Programs

What a way to kick off 2014! Last night, the House and Senate appropriators unveiled the Omnibus Appropriations bill. Thanks to the ongoing advocacy work by the Lupus Foundation of America and our network of activists and supporters, the news for lupus could not be better.

Blog | Jan. 07, 2014

We Just Enrolled in Obamacare

Erin Kotecki Vest, blogger and a lupus activist from Los Angeles, discusses why she and her family decided to enroll in Obamacare and how it has benefited her life living with lupus.

Blog | Dec. 30, 2013

CEO Insights and Foresight

As 2013 comes to an end, Sandra C. Raymond, President and CEO, reflects on the advances Lupus Foundation of America has made over the years, and speaks about the key priorities for the future.

Blog | Dec. 24, 2013

2013: Transforming Challenges in Lupus into Progress and Hope

Our research, education and advocacy programs in 2013 contributed advances that are helping to solve the cruel mystery of lupus.

Blog | Dec. 04, 2013

Access to Prescription Drugs is a Must

Kim Cantor, Lupus Foundation of America’s Senior Director of Public Policy and Government Relations, discusses the Foundation’s Medicare for Patients RX (MAPRx) Coalition

General News | Oct. 21, 2013

In Memoriam - Representative C.W. Bill Young

Representative Young was a champion for lupus and his outstanding national leadership in advancing biomedical research improved the quality of life for millions of Americans, including people living with lupus and their loved ones.

General News | Oct. 18, 2013

US Department of Defense Provides Another $1.8 Million to Support Research on Lupus

The U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) Medical Research Program announces two new lupus research grant awards, bringing the total DoD funds to date for support of lupus research to $14 million.

General News | Sep. 11, 2013

The Lupus Foundation of America Helps Pave the Way for Access to Future Lupus Treatments

New study reinforces need for Patients’ Access to Treatments Act (H.R. 460) to reduce excessive financial burden placed on people with chronic diseases

Video | Jul. 17, 2013

2013 National Lupus Advocacy Summit

More than 250 lupus activists from 31 states joined the fight for more lupus research funding.

General News | Jul. 12, 2013

Activists Heard! Senate Committee Boosts Lupus Research Funding

Senate Appropriations Committee approves a draft of the fiscal year (FY) 2014 Labor-Health and Human Services-Education appropriations bill.

General News | Jun. 24, 2013

Lupus Activists on Capitol Hill Urge Congress To Expand Research

On June 25, 250 lupus activists from across the nation will take to Capitol Hill to make their voices heard and urge Congress to support expanding the medical research effort on lupus and access to treatments during the Lupus Foundation of America’s National Lupus Advocacy Summit.

General News | May. 16, 2013

Lupus Educational Curriculum Developed to Address Diagnosis Challenges

A new medical education curriculum to help medical professionals make early diagnosis of lupus has been unveiled by representatives of The Lupus Initiative in Washington, DC.

Magazine | Mar. 01, 2013

Insuring Your Health

A number of Affordable Care Act provisions are helpful to people with lupus. These include banning insurance companies from denying coverage for pre-existing conditions; allowing young people up to age 26 to receive health insurance through a parent’s plan; and eliminating insurance coverage caps.

General News | Jul. 11, 2012

The Lupus Foundation of America and the Congressional Lupus Caucus Hold Briefing on Capitol Hill

The Lupus Foundation of America convened on Capitol Hill with the Congressional Lupus Caucus and lupus community partners to share the current state of lupus research.

Magazine | Jul. 01, 2012

Circle of Hope: Erin Luciano

When Mary and Albert Luciano found out in 2008 that their daughter Erin had lupus, they were determined to learn everything they could about the illness.

General News | Jun. 28, 2012

The LFA Salutes the Supreme Court’s Decision to Uphold the Affordable Care Act

People with Lupus Retain Protections Under the Health Care Reform Law.

General News | Jun. 01, 2012

PDUFA Reauthorization is critical to millions of Americans with chronic diseases

The Prescription Drug User Fee Act authorizes the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to collect an application fee from drug manufacturers for approval of a new drug.

Magazine | Mar. 01, 2012

Warrior Princess: Maurissa Tancharoen Whedon finds support through friends and family

Hollywood phenom Maurissa Tancharoen Whedon finds support through her all-star network of friends and family

General News | Feb. 07, 2012

Congressional Lupus Caucus Launched in U.S. House of Representatives to Advance Awareness of Lupus

Representatives Tom Rooney (R-FL), William Keating (D-MA), Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL), and Jim Moran (D-VA) announced the formation of a Congressional Lupus Caucus.

General News | Jan. 05, 2012

Changes to Lighting in your Home

By January 1, 2013, 75-watt bulbs will no longer be manufactured for sale in the U.S., followed by 60-watt and 40-watt incandescent light bulbs on January 1, 2014.

General News | Aug. 23, 2011

The U.S. Department of Defense Awards $2.3 Million in Funding for Lupus Research

The Lupus Foundation of America (LFA) Congratulates Trine Jorgensen, Ph.D., Cleveland Clinic Foundation and I-Cheng Ho, M.D., Ph.D., Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Magazine | Jul. 01, 2011

Path to Progress

The approval of Benlysta—the first lupus drug in more than 50 years—ushers in a new era of treatment.

General News | Jun. 10, 2011

LFA Represents Lupus Community at Pediatric Rheumatic Drug Treatment Meeting

A meeting of key stakeholders from the federal government, industry, and academia will be discussing pediatric rheumatic drug treatments and a consolidated adverse events registry.

General News | Mar. 04, 2011

Lupus Advocates Paint Capitol Hill Purple

Lupus Foundation of America Holds Thirteenth Annual Advocacy Day.

General News | Feb. 28, 2011

Advocates Seek Increased Federal Funding to Bridge the Gaps in Lupus Research, Awareness, Education

Advocates from across the country will band together for lupus and urge Members of Congress to support increased federal funding for lupus research, awareness, and education.


Events

Sep. 15, 2016 5:00 pm | Chipotle Mexican Grill

Night Out for Lupus!

We invite you to join us at Chipotle for a night out for lupus! Bring along your friends and family to celebrate the upcoming Walk to End Lupus Now in Miami – Florida’s largest lupus walk!

Sep. 10, 2016 9:30 am | Children's Services Council

Coping with Lupus Seminar

Join us for this seminar with Robert H.Phillips, Ph.D., founder and director of the Center for Coping, author of the Coping with Lupus and Lupus Q&A books and a liscensed psychologist as he addresses important questions one might have and offers practical coping strategies to help those with lupus live their lives to the fullest.

Nov. 22, 2016 7:15 pm | Teleconference

Stress Management

Join us to learn how to optimize your health with evidence based tools.

Oct. 04, 2016 7:00 pm | Teleconference

Lupus & Dental Health

Join us to learn about how dental health relates to lupus and managing symptoms.

Sep. 14, 2016 7:00 pm | Teleconference

Living a Healthy Lifestyle

Take charge of your daily life through proper disease management, communication, and positive lifestyle changes.

Aug. 31, 2016 7:00 pm | Teleconference

Lupus and the Bones: Diagnosing & Treating Osteoporosis

Learn more about bone density, how osteoporosis is diagnosed, and the most common treatments.

Sep. 07, 2016 7:00 pm | Chipotle

Night Out for Lupus!

We invite you to join us at Chipotle for a night out for lupus! Bring along your friends and family to celebrate the upcoming Walk to End Lupus Now in Miami – Florida’s largest lupus walk!

Jun. 14, 2016 6:30 pm | Baptist Health Resource Center

Miami/Dade Lupus Support Group (Doral)

Jun. 14, 2016 7:00 pm | Highland Regional Library

North Florida Lupus Support Group (Jacksonville)

Oct. 22, 2016 5:00 pm | Marlins Park

Walk to End Lupus Now Miami

Join us at Marlins Park for 2016 Walk to End Lupus Now! Come and spend your afternoon at the ballpark while helping us raise awareness!

Mar. 03, 2016 7:00 pm | Teleconference

Lupus and the Kidneys: Ask the Experts

This educational teleconference will address complications, medical evaluation and treatment as it relates to kidney involvement in lupus.

Jan. 12, 2016 11:00 am—Nov. 30, 2016 12:00 pm

2016 Ask the Experts Teleconference Series

Ask the Experts is a series of live educational teleconferences on a variety of topics designed to provide you with important information about living with lupus.

Jun. 12, 2016 10:30 am | Hart Park

Walk to End Lupus Now - Milwaukee 2016

Walk to End Lupus Now™- Milwaukee celebrates 15 years! We are taking steps to raise awareness and funds for our fight against lupus. This is the Wisconsin Chapter’s 2016 flagship event which goes a long way in enabling us to continue our vision as we strive to advance the science and medicine of lupus. Our ultimate goal is to find a cure and improve the quality of life for all people affected by lupus.

Feb. 20, 2016 10:00 am | Nova Southeastern University

Living Well with Lupus Seminar Orlando

Please join us for our Living Well with Lupus Seminar in Orlando.

Jan. 01, 2017 | Philadelphia Tri-State Region

Philadelphia Tri-State Program Calendar

View upcoming support groups, educational programs, fundraising events, and more.

Jun. 05, 2016 4:00 pm—Jul. 05, 2016 12:00 am | Palm Beach Zoo

Walk to End Lupus Now Palm Beach Donation Deadline

Thank you Palm Beach for coming out to Walk to End Lupus Now. You have until July 5 to turn in your donations and help us reach our goal.

May. 21, 2016 3:00 pm—Jun. 21, 2016 6:30 pm | Lake Eola Park

Walk to End Lupus Now Orlando Donation Deadline

Thank you Orlando for coming out to Walk to End Lupus Now. You have until June 21 to turn in your donations and help us reach our goal.

Mar. 13, 2016 4:00 pm—Apr. 13, 2016 6:30 pm | Riverside Arts Market

Walk to End Lupus Now Jacksonville Donation Deadline

Thank you Jacksonville for coming out to Walk to End Lupus Now. You have until April 13 to turn in your donations and help us reach our goal.

May. 30, 2015 9:00 am | Nova Southeastern University

Support Group Training

Are you interested in starting a group in your area or becoming a co-facilitator of an exisiting group? If, so we invite you to attend our next facilitator training.

Nov. 14, 2015 2:00 pm—Dec. 14, 2015 12:00 am | Wickham Park

Walk to End Lupus Now Central Florida Donation Deadline

Thank you for Melbourne for coming out to Walk to End Lupus Now. You have until December 14 to turn in your donations and help us reach our goal.

Oct. 25, 2015 3:00 pm—Nov. 30, 2015 12:00 am | Marlins Park

Walk to End Lupus Now South Florida Fall Donation Deadline

Thank you for Miami for coming out to Walk to End Lupus Now. You have until November 30 to turn in your donations and help us reach our goal.

Nov. 15, 2014 10:30 am | Physicians Regional Medical Center, Palm Dining Room

Southwest Florida Lupus Support Group (Naples)

Nov. 20, 2014 6:30 pm | Bethesda Memorial Hospital, Sand Dollar Room

South Palm Beach Lupus Support Group (Boynton Beach)

Oct. 29, 2014 12:30 pm | Broward Health Coral Springs Hospital, Classroom C

West Broward Lupus Support Group (Coral Springs)

Nov. 12, 2014 7:00 pm | Memorial Regional Hospital South Conf. Room 4

East Broward Lupus Support Group (Hollywood)

Feb. 28, 2015 7:30 am | Mercato

Walk to End Lupus Now Southwest Florida

Join us for our third annual Southwest Florida Walk to end Lupus now in Naples. Lets rally together to create awareness of lupus while raising funds to fight this terrible disease.

May. 02, 2015 4:00 pm | Palm Beach Zoo

Walk to End Lupus Now South Florida Spring

We are heading back to the Palm Beach Zoo for our South Florida Spring Walk to End Lupus Now! Please join us as we rally together to create awareness of lupus while raising funds to fight this terrible disease.

Mar. 29, 2015 4:30 pm | Riverside Arts Market

Walk to End Lupus Now Northern Florida

NEW in 2015! The Walk to End Lupus Now is coming to Northern Florida in Jacksonville. Join us as we rally together to create awareness of lupus while raising funds to fight this terrible disease.

Oct. 18, 2014 10:00 am | Teleconference

Ask The Experts: Lupus and Disability

What you need to know to help with issues surrounding disability.

Oct. 29, 2016 9:00 am | Raleigh Marriott Crabtree Valley

16th Annual NC Lupus Summit

Patients, caregivers, and the medical community are invited to join us for a day devoted to those affected by lupus. The Annual NC Lupus Summit is the largest educational conference on lupus in the state and provides a variety of discussions led by physicians and other experts dedicated to solving the cruel mystery of lupus.While lupus can be a moving target, this year's summit will help you aim your focus on targeting your health.

Jun. 25, 2017—Jun. 27, 2017 | Washington, DC

2017 National Lupus Policy Summit

Approximately 200 activists from across the country will bring their message to Congress seeking support for more lupus research funding for the National Institutes of Health and to elevate lupus on the nation’s health care agenda.

Oct. 30, 2016 7:00 am

25th Annual Lupus Loop 5K Run & 2.5 Mile Walk to End Lupus Now™

Help us solve the cruel mystery!

May. 14, 2016 4:00 pm | Teddy Jacks Restaurant

Lupus Patients Rally for Lupus Awareness with Fundraising Kickoff

May. 20, 2016

Put On Purple Day 2016 - North Carolina

Join us on Friday, May 20th and Put On Purple to spread awareness about lupus! Share your photos with us on on social media. Use the hashtag #POPNC & #PutOnPurple.

May. 01, 2016 7:00 pm—May. 31, 2016 7:00 pm

Lupus Awareness Month 2016

Take ACTION this May to raise awareness of lupus and end its brutal impact.

Apr. 01, 2016 10:00 am—Aug. 20, 2016 1:00 pm

2016 Lupus Empowerment Workshop Series

This six-city series of educational seminars will provide individuals affected by lupus with methods for not only living, but also thriving.

Feb. 17, 2016 | Tennessee State Capitol

2016 Tennessee Day on the Hill

Join us for a day of raising our voices to help our state's elected officials KNOW LUPUS. There is strength in numbers, and YOUR voice matters. Take action and become a lupus activist.

May. 01, 2015 12:00 am—May. 31, 2015 1:00 am

Lupus Awareness Month 2015

Take ACTION this May to raise awareness of lupus and end its brutal impact.

Oct. 17, 2015 | Wichita

Lupus Conference

Sep. 12, 2015 | Wichita

Walk to End Lupus NOW!

Nov. 12, 2014 6:30 pm | Clay County Library Orange Park Branch, Room A

North Florida Lupus Support Group (Orange Park)

Jul. 22, 2014 3:00 pm—Jul. 23, 2014 6:00 pm | Your computer

Advocacy Webinar: Preparing for the Congressional August Recess

The Lupus Foundation of America’s Advocacy Team will host a webinar on Preparing for August Recess. Learn more and register today!

May. 01, 2014—May. 31, 2014

Lupus Awareness Month 2014

Take ACTION this May to raise awareness of lupus and end its brutal impact.

May. 31, 2014 10:00 am | Washington, DC

Understanding Advocacy- How You Can Help!

Feel empowered to advocate for yourself on a social and political level to overcome healthcare barriers.

Mar. 26, 2015 8:30 am

2015 Lupus Awareness Day at the Georgia State Capitol

New Date, Same Mission! Click here for details

Jan. 16, 2014 12:00 pm

Georgia Perimeter College Lupus Forum

GPC College Forum
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Lunch and Learn - Register Today!

May. 07, 2015 5:30 pm | LFA-Iowa Office

Des Moines Support Group

Nov. 10, 2012 | Mason Murer Art Gallery

2012 Night of Hope

Read about last year's spectacular event.

Feb. 13, 2013 9:00 am | Georgia State Capitol- Atlanta GA

2013 Lupus Awareness Day

Learn more about Lupus Awareness Day.