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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.

Blog | Jul. 27, 2016

Alexis Teixeira: Lupus in the fast lane

Her race-driver husband sets an example for the community. Find out how.

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.

Blog | Jul. 16, 2016

Family, friends, food…water balloons?!

Shelbi's team "You Don't Look Sick" were the national fundraising leaders in last year's Epic Water Balloon Battle for Lupus. She shares her secrets to supporting the fight to end lupus while having major summertime fun.

Podcasts | Jul. 16, 2016

About Lupus and Its Disease Management

Dr. Rosalind Ramsey-Goldman provides an overview about lupus and management of the disease.

Blog | Jul. 14, 2016

Lorenzo Hall: Dancing Helps Me Express Myself

Lorenzo Hall copes with his difficult lupus diagnosis by dancing.

Blog | Jun. 17, 2016

What You Might Not Know About Lupus in Men

Men get lupus too. Here's what you need to know.

Video | Jun. 01, 2016

2016 Lupus Awareness Month Highlights

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

Blog | Apr. 19, 2016

Maurissa Tancharoen Whedon: A Little Miracle for Mother’s Day

Maurissa has lived with lupus for most of her life and thought conceiving a child would never be possible for her and her husband Jed. Read more about their story

Blog | Apr. 18, 2016

SPRING into action this May!

Spring and warmer weather are here and Lupus Awareness Month is just weeks away! We have lots in store this May to help others to KNOW LUPUS. This year, we have new programs designed to raise funds for research and education while raising awareness of the disease in your community.

Blog | Mar. 15, 2016

Thomas Tan: Going the Distance

Running 100 miles in the span of 30 hours isn’t most people’s idea of a good time. But that’s exactly what Thomas Tan is planning to do this summer.

Blog | Mar. 01, 2016

Nikki Waitt: Power to Persevere

Although lupus changed the course of Nikki’s life forever, she is determined to share her story and inspire others to persevere.

Blog | Feb. 16, 2016

Meredith Kearney: Coping through Cosplay

When she was diagnosed with lupus a few years ago, Meredith turned to her love of gaming and cosplay as a distraction from her disease. Read more.

Blog | Feb. 10, 2016

Make Your Mark: Hudson Valley Walks to Fight Lupus

Iris Petrillo wanted to hold an event in her community to raise money and awareness for the Lupus Foundation of America. Here's how she achieved it.

General News | Feb. 08, 2016

Make Your Mark™ Turns Events into Fundraising Opportunities to Solve the Cruel Mystery of Lupus

Lupus Foundation of America’s new online platform allows people to join the fight against lupus

Video | Jan. 19, 2016

KNOW LUPUS: Lifetime TV

Lifetime's help and support is bringing us closer to a future with NO LUPUS. Watch the video now!

Blog | Dec. 29, 2015

We Remember Dr. Evelyn Hess – A Pioneer in Lupus Research

Dr. Hess was a major contributor to understanding the causes of lupus, as well as a mentor to investigators whose work today is helping advance the science and medicine of lupus.

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.

General News | Oct. 28, 2015

LFA Awarded Multi-million Dollar Grant to Build Lupus Awareness and Improve Quality of Life

Grant provides an unprecedented opportunity to further build out meaningful programs and services for people with lupus and physicians.

General News | Oct. 22, 2015

New York City Champions Honored for their Efforts in the Fight to End Lupus

Funds raised from the Lupus Foundation of America’s Evening of Hope Gala will be dedicated to lupus research

Blog | Oct. 08, 2015

Selena Gomez Confirms She Has Lupus

Fans may be surprised she mentions that she has received chemotherapy for her lupus.

Blog | Oct. 05, 2015

KNOW LUPUS Campaign Update: Nearly 168 Million Reached!

The KNOW LUPUS campaign has seen great success since its launch in May. Check out some of the numbers and watch our latest video featuring the cast of Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.!

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.

Research News | Aug. 13, 2015

How Do We Think About Lupus and Why Does it Matter?

Not all patients who share a certain organ involvement can be treated with the same medicine at the same dose. In this piece, Foundation Medical Director Dr. Joan Merrill argues that improved classification of lupus can lead to better treatment.

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

Lupus Awareness Month 2015 Highlights

Lupus Awareness Month 2015 was a great success with the launch of our new KNOW LUPUS campaign.

Video | Jun. 25, 2015

Discover Your Power! Join a Walk to End Lupus Now event in Your Community.

Every dollar you raise helps support lupus research, education and advocacy programs that serve to improve the quality of life for all people affected by lupus.

Blog | Jun. 02, 2015

Rudy Villamar: Lupus isn’t Just a Women’s Disease

Though an estimated 90 percent of people with lupus are women, it is a disease that can affect anyone regardless of gender, age or race. When Rudy Villamar was diagnosed with lupus two years ago, he didn’t know anything about it. Watch Rudy has to say about a life with lupus.

Blog | May. 20, 2015

Mahlia Mahdi: Finding Her Voice

Mahlia was diagnosed with lupus at just 8-years-old. Now 11, she is finally starting to speak up about her disease, starting with her participation in the Lupus Foundation of America's new KNOW LUPUS public service announcements.

General News | May. 01, 2015

Lupus Foundation of America Urges People to “KNOW LUPUS”

National Awareness Campaign Launched for Lupus Awareness Month

Blog | May. 01, 2015

KNOW LUPUS - It’s Lupus Awareness Month

Get to KNOW LUPUS this Lupus Awareness Month with our new campaign and game!

Blog | Apr. 20, 2015

Why We Walk

Everyone who participates in a Walk to End Lupus Now™ does so for a different reason. But all of us are working toward a common goal: to raise funding and awareness for lupus research and education. Crystal Torres is just one of them.

Video | Apr. 07, 2015

Get Answers - Lupus.org

You have questions, we have answers. Watch now.

Blog | Mar. 17, 2015

Let’s Play Together and Raise Money for Lupus Foundation of America

Earlier this month, the Lupus Foundation of America was honored to play a role in the launch of Geek & Sundry’s Twitch.tv channel. Read more about the event that raised more than $160,000 for lupus research and awareness programs and how you can host your own fundraiser.

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 | Feb. 02, 2015

Jessica and Jen: A Friendship Strengthened by Disease

Jessica Molon and Jen Strom are friends, former roommates and most importantly, they are each other’s support system. Jen has been living with lupus for more than four years and Jessica was recently diagnosed with a benign brain tumor.

Blog | Jan. 15, 2015

Alena Joyner: Story of My Life!

Alena Joyner's lupus story began roughly 8 years ago. Despite lupus, she enjoys life and refuses to be defeated by the mysterious illness.

General News | Jan. 15, 2015

Lupus Organizations Collaborate to Further Advance Lupus Research

The request for nominations for the Lupus Insight Prize will open January 15, 2015 and will be awarded at the Federation of Clinical Immunology Societies (FOCIS) annual meeting in San Diego this June.

Blog | Dec. 27, 2014

2014: Raising the Profile of Lupus

Working together with stakeholders, we take great pride in the following 2014 accomplishments and advancements in lupus research and awareness.

Blog | Dec. 16, 2014

The Making of a Lupus Activist

Brittney McBath initially chose not to tell anyone about her lupus because she didn't want to be treated differently. See how Brittney transformed into a lupus activist, leading a team of walkers and speaking out for all those with lupus.

Blog | Dec. 03, 2014

Scott’s Experience with Lupus Nephritis

Scott Exler was a published author at the age of nine. At that young age, when most children are only focused on school, homework, and sports, Scott became an unexpected expert on lupus and wrote a book based on his experiences.

Blog | Nov. 27, 2014

Gratitude

During this season of gratitude, we are so thankful for caring and passionate supporters like you.

Blog | Nov. 03, 2014

Kelly Price - Running with Lupus

Kelly Price began her lupus journey 14 years ago, shortly after she became a new mom. Read her inspiring story about how her participation in a Walk to End Lupus Now™ led her to train and complete a half marathon.

Blog | Oct. 15, 2014

Fundraise Your Way

Although actor Ian Harding is best known for his role as Ezra Fitz on the ABC Family’s hit television show, Pretty Little Liars, he is also an ardent advocate for the Lupus Foundation of America. Learn how he has supported the Foundation through fundraising efforts and how you can join him.

Video | Oct. 10, 2014

Empire State Building Lit Purple for Lupus Awareness

On October 8, 2014, the New York City's Empire State Building was lit purple to raise awareness of lupus. Watch the lighting ceremony now.

Blog | Oct. 10, 2014

The View: Nick Cannon and Whoopi Goldberg

Nick Cannon and Whoopi Goldberg speak about lupus on The View on Thursday, October 9.

Blog | Oct. 09, 2014

Dictionary Day

When talking about lupus, medical professionals, researchers and lupus advocates sometimes use jargon that others may not fully understand. Here is a list of common words and phrases that we hope will help all people affected by lupus.

General News | Oct. 09, 2014

New York City Lights Up for Lupus Awareness

Empire State Building Glows Purple to Celebrate Lupus Foundation of America’s National Gala and to Call Attention to Need for Increased Awareness and Investment in Lupus Research

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.

Video | Oct. 07, 2014

Jo Koy - A Funny Man on a Serious Mission

Comedian Jo Koy is helping the Lupus Foundation of America to raise both awareness of the disease and funds to support lupus research. Watch his story now.

Blog | Sep. 23, 2014

Living an Active Life Despite Lupus

Jewel, a young woman who enjoys living an adventurous and active lifestyle, shares her story on how she has been able to continue her active life despite lupus.

Video | Sep. 19, 2014

Nick Cannon Talks about Living with Lupus

Entertainer and TV personality Nick Cannon explains his philosophy about living and coping with this unpredictable and misunderstood disease.

General News | Sep. 16, 2014

“UNVEIL” Survey Reveals a Life Interrupted by Lupus

Results show how disease takes a toll on life for people with lupus and lupus caregivers

Blog | Sep. 05, 2014

Share Your Story, Inspire Others

Join Nick and the many others who are sharing their stories by becoming a media spokesperson. Learn more!

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 | Aug. 12, 2014

In Memory of Marilyn Sousa

A tribute to Marilyn Sousa, who was instrumental in helping to establish the Lupus Foundation of America in 1977.

General News | Aug. 07, 2014

Entertainer and Television Personality Nick Cannon Grand Marshals Walk to End Lupus Now in LA

Actor Ian Harding to serve as Walk Ambassador; More than 5,000 Los Angeles residents participate in the world’s largest lupus walk fundraising program

Blog | Aug. 04, 2014

A Family Affair

Valentina Vergati and her husband Eric are the recent winners of Brides Live Wedding 2014. Valentina, whose father and younger sister were both diagnosed with lupus, is an active member of the Lupus Foundation of America, Lone Star Chapter and explains what lupus means to her.

General News | Jul. 24, 2014

ESPN – Olympic Gold Medalist Gabby Douglas inspires teen with lupus

Olympic gold medalist Gabby Douglas helps 13-year-old Amarissa Mauricio, who is living with lupus, recapture the pride and grace of gymnastics.

Blog | Jun. 05, 2014

Your Actions Get Results!

Thanks to your actions this Lupus Awareness Month, we reached more people than ever before to help raise the profile of lupus. Take a look at what we achieved together.

Blog | May. 30, 2014

Global Ambassador Julian Lennon Featured in NIH MedlinePlus

Global Ambassador Julian Lennon is featured in the Spring 2014 issue of NIH MedLinePlus. Learn more.

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

Blog | May. 07, 2014

Ian Harding: Thanks Mom!

Actor Ian Harding's mother was diagnosed with lupus when he was 7. He writes about her support as she continues to fight lupus and how he's honoring her this Mother's Day.

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. 04, 2014

Huffington Post: Nick Cannon on His Lupus Diagnosis

Nick Cannon speaks about his lupus diagnosis on Huffington Post Live. Watch now!

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.

General News | Mar. 27, 2014

Nick Cannon Grand Marshals Walk to End Lupus Now in Washington, DC

More than 4,000 DC residents participate in the world’s largest lupus walk program

Blog | Feb. 18, 2014

Painting a Picture of Lupus—Why you are the Artist That Matters Most

A bird’s eye view of lupus research from the Lupus Foundation of America’s Education and Research Department

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 | 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 | 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.

Magazine | Dec. 09, 2013

Lupus Now Celebrates Its Tenth Anniversary

Lupus Now magazine editor Jenny Thorn Palter and Lupus Foundation of America President & CEO Sandra C. Raymond talk about the tenth anniversary of the only national publication devoted to helping people deal with the complexities of lupus.

Blog | Nov. 12, 2013

Global Ambassador Julian Lennon Featured on The View

Did you catch The View on 11/11? Whoopi Goldberg recognized our global ambassador Julian Lennon for everything he's done for the Foundation and his efforts to raise awareness of lupus. Watch now!

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. 09, 2013

Leaders in Research and Awareness Honored at the Lupus Foundation of America’s 2013 National Gala

New York City event raises funds for lupus research, education, and advocacy

General News | Sep. 25, 2013

Actress and entertainer Tichina Arnold Promotes Los Angeles Walk to End Lupus Now Event

Actress and entertainer Tichina Arnold appears on Los Angeles KCAL TV to promote her involvement with the Los Angeles Walk to End Lupus Now event.

Blog | Sep. 25, 2013

Welcome to the New Lupus.org

We are proud to unveil the new Lupus Foundation of America website. Learn more about the new features we have in store for you!

General News | Sep. 25, 2013

Lupus Foundation of America Debuts Powerful New Information Portal

Lupus.org provides authoritative information on lupus to visitors quickly and easily

General News | Jul. 09, 2013

New National Lupus Awareness Campaign Encourages Discussion Between Physicians and Patients

GlaxoSmithKline has launched a new national lupus awareness campaign and website to encourage an honest discussion between physicians and lupus patients.

Magazine | Jul. 01, 2013

Nick Cannon’s Fight Against Lupus

Nick Cannon is a successful entertainer, DJ, entrepreneur, husband, and father. He has always welcomed whatever challenges have come his way. But he wasn’t prepared for the biggest challenge he’d face.

Magazine | Jul. 01, 2013

Your Right To Hurt and Be Heard

We each have the right to express ourselves. But when communication causes confusion, misunderstanding, and frustration, it’s not communication. In this article, psychologists Paul J. Donoghue, Ph.D., and Mary E. Siegel, Ph.D., examine how we speak, how we listen, and how we can be more effective at both.

General News | May. 09, 2013

World Lupus Day, May 10, Calls Attention to the Global Impact of the “Cruel Mystery”

The Lupus Foundation of America and lupus organizations around the globe are rallying together on World Lupus Day to urge action and raise awareness of lupus

General News | May. 01, 2013

Lupus Foundation of America Calls on the Public to Take Action to Expand Medical Research on Lupus

May is Lupus Awareness Month; Nationwide Efforts Underway to Solve the ‘Cruel Mystery’.

Magazine | Mar. 01, 2013

Uniting Against Lupus

Atlanta black colleges rally to raise awareness

General News | Jan. 16, 2013

Purple Bus Brings Lupus Awareness to Residents of Los Angeles

Celebrities Among Locals Who Toured 45-Foot Purple Bus; Residents Attended Education Programs About One of the World’s Most Devastating Diseases

General News | Dec. 21, 2012

2012: A Year of Achievement in Lupus Research, Awareness and Support

Achievements Highlight the Lupus Foundation of America’s Leadership Role in the Fight to End Lupus.

General News | Nov. 12, 2012

Survey Shows Most Americans Unaware of One of the World’s Most Mysterious and Devastating Diseases

Lupus Foundation of America Intensifies Fight Against the ‘Cruel Mystery’; Launches Multi-City Education Tour to Raise Awareness

General News | Nov. 12, 2012

Lupus Foundation of America Launches a Major National Awareness Campaign

New Survey Shows Americans Know Little or Nothing About Disease That Affects1.5 Million.

General News | Jul. 26, 2012

Professional Soccer Player and Olympic Gold Medalist Shannon Boxx Scores New Goal As Lupus Awareness

The Lupus Foundation of America’s Summer Issue of Lupus Now® Magazine highlights Shannon Boxx' journey as a professional soccer player living with lupus.

General News | May. 10, 2012

World Lupus Day Highlights the Impact of Lupus on Millions of People

In recognition of World Lupus Day the Lupus Foundation of America seeks to shine a light on the significant physical, emotional, and financial burden of lupus.


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!

Sep. 17, 2016 9:30 am | Paradise Valley Mall - Phoenix

Arizona 2016 Walk to End Lupus Now Event September 17

Experience firsthand the power of the movement to end lupus. Join us in Phoenix to raise money for lupus research, increase awareness of lupus, and rally public support.

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!

Jul. 30, 2016 11:00 am | Rivermoor Golf Club

Tee Up Fore Lupus

Tee Up Fore Lupus on Saturday, July 30, 2016 at Rivermoor Golf Club, $95 per golfer

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.

Feb. 25, 2016 7:00 pm—Jan. 01, 2017 7:00 am | Via Teleconference & Webcast

2016 Ask The Experts Teleconference Series

Don't miss this opportunity to learn from some of the world's leading lupus experts from the comfort and privacy of your home!  

Apr. 17, 2016 10:00 am | Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

1st Annual Walk to End Lupus Now in Central PA

Discover your power!

Sep. 24, 2016 8:30 am | Fireman's Park

Walk to End Lupus Now - Madison 2016

3rd Annual Walk to End Lupus Now™-Madison We are taking steps to raise awareness and funds for our fight against lupus. This fundraiser 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.

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.

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.

Jan. 01, 2017 | Philadelphia Tri-State Region

Community Events in Support of the Tri-State Chapter

Third-party events raising awareness and funds for the Philadelphia Tri-State Chapter.

Jun. 26, 2016 8:30 am | Wilmington, Delaware

8th Annual Walk to End Lupus Now in Delaware

Discover your power!

May. 15, 2016 10:00 am | Ocean City, New Jersey

8th Annual Walk to End Lupus Now in South Jersey

Discover your power!

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.

Sep. 12, 2015 8:30 am | Fireman's Park

Walk to End Lupus Now-Madison

Walk to End Lupus Now - MADISON is a fun family event! The non-competitive one-mile or three-mile walk will starts at the Fireman's Park in Middleton, WI and continues through the Pheasant Branch Conservancy Trail System. The walk is followed by a light snack and entertainment.

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)

Nov. 10, 2014 6:00 pm | St Mary's Medical Center,Main Entrance Conference Room

North Palm Beach Lupus Support Group ( West Palm Beach)

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.

Jul. 18, 2016 11:00 am

22nd Annual Lupus Links Golf Tournament

Help score a victory in the continuing fight against lupus!

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. 15, 2016 11:30 am—Dec. 31, 2016 12:30 pm

Walk to End Lupus Now Events

Join a Walk to End Lupus Now event near you.

May. 15, 2016 11:30 am—Dec. 31, 2016 12:30 pm | Nationwide

Make Your Mark

Conduct a fundraising event to help support lupus research, education and advocacy programs of the Lupus Foundation of America.

Oct. 20, 2016 6:00 pm | New York City

Evening of Hope National Gala

The Lupus Foundation of America's annual National Gala in New York City.

May. 01, 2016—May. 31, 2016

Lupus Awareness Month

Get involved in helping to spread awareness of lupus during lupus awareness month.

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.

Jun. 13, 2016 7:00 pm

2016 Ask the Experts Teleconference: Lupus & the Thyroid

Join us to learn about the effects of thyroid disorders and function and their relationship to lupus.

May. 18, 2016 7:00 pm

2016 Ask the Experts Teleconference: Lupus & Primary Care

Join us to hear about lupus and primary care.

Apr. 05, 2016 7:00 pm

2016 Ask the Experts Teleconference: Lupus & Mental Health: How To Know When You’re in Trouble

Join us to learn how to determine the difference and recognize and properly treat symptoms.

Mar. 03, 2016 7:00 pm

2016 Ask the Experts Teleconference: Lupus & the Kidneys

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

Jan. 19, 2016 12:30 pm

Wayne County Support Group- Goldsboro

Jan. 19, 2016 12:00 pm

Iredell County Support Group- Statesville

Jan. 19, 2016 12:00 pm

Gaston County Support Group- Dallas

Jan. 19, 2016 12:00 pm

Buncombe County Support Group- Asheville

Feb. 25, 2016 7:00 pm

2016 Ask the Experts Teleconference: Affairs of the Heart: Lupus & Relationships

Join us for this teleconference and explore ways to improve interpersonal relationships and build lasting bonds.

Nov. 19, 2016 6:30 pm

The Eighth Annual Purple Passion Gala to End Lupus

Oct. 24, 2015 9:00 am | Sheraton Charlotte Airport Hotel

15th 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. This year's event will highlight aiming high to live a meaningful life.

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!

Apr. 25, 2015 | Wichita

Zumbathon

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

North Florida Lupus Support Group (Orange Park)

Oct. 25, 2014 9:30 am | Boston

Boston Walk to End Lupus Now Event

Our Boston Walk to End Lupus Now™ event brings friends, family, co-workers, and communities together in the fight to end lupus.

Oct. 26, 2014 9:00 am | San Francisco

San Francisco Walk to End Lupus Now Event

Our San Francisco Walk to End Lupus Now™ event brings friends, family, co-workers, and communities together in the fight to end lupus.

Oct. 25, 2014 9:00 am | Raleigh Marriott Crabtree Valley

14th 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 clueing in on the mystery of lupus.

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. 10, 2014 9:00 am | Marriott Phoenix Airport Hotel

Lupus: Learning and Living

An educational symposium brought to you by the Lupus Foundation of America, Inc.

Jun. 20, 2014 7:00 pm | The event will be held at Wheels Studio at 503 S. St. Francis in Wichita (one block south of Intrust Bank Arena)

Blacklight Zumba for Lupus

Space is limited, so reserve your tickets today! Payment can be sent to Lupus Blacklight Zumba, 208 N Pinecrest, Wichita, KS 67208. For more information please call us!

Mar. 22, 2014—Sep. 06, 2014

2014 Lupus Empowerment Series

This eight-city series of educational seminars will provide individuals affected by lupus with methods for not only living, but also thriving. The seminars will provide information on two different topics and participants will learn from both subject matter experts and a panel of individuals living with lupus. Feel empowered to take charge of your health!

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.

May. 01, 2014 7:00 pm

Ask the Experts Teleconference: Living with Lupus-An Insider’s Perspective

Educate yourself on the basics such as the criteria for diagnosing lupus, understanding laboratory results, treatment options, and other do’s and don’ts to help you live better with lupus.

Mar. 26, 2015 8:30 am

2015 Lupus Awareness Day at the Georgia State Capitol

New Date, Same Mission! Click here for details

Sep. 10, 2016 3:00 pm | Kansas City

Kansas City Walk to End Lupus Now

Every step you take and every dollar you raise supports the Lupus Foundation of America and its efforts to solve the cruel mystery of lupus.

Sep. 19, 2015 3:00 pm | Scottsdale Center for the Arts

Walk to End Lupus Now™ - Arizona

Our Arizona Walk to End Lupus Now™ event brings friends, family, co-workers, and communities together in the fight to end lupus.

Jan. 16, 2014 12:00 pm

Georgia Perimeter College Lupus Forum

GPC College Forum
January 16th
Lunch and Learn - Register Today!

Feb. 22, 2014—Jul. 21, 2014 | Nationwide

Walk to End Lupus Now Spring

Join our Walk to End Lupus Now events to be held at locations throughout the nation and help raise funds for research, education and support programs.

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

Des Moines Support Group

Aug. 06, 2016 | Columbia, Illinois

Lupus WolfRide GranFondo

Long-distance cycling event designed to raise awareness of Lupus and funds to help improve the lives of those who suffer from the disease.