News & Stories

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.

Blog | Dec. 23, 2013

Lupus Featured in 2013 Google Zeitgeist

It's no surprise that lupus was featured on the Google Zeigest list, not once, but three times in 2013. Read more.

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.

General News | May. 10, 2012

Lupus Foundation of America Rings The Closing Bell at the New York Stock Exchange

The Lupus Foundation of America visited the New York Stock Exchange in honor of World Lupus Day, to raise awareness about the disease.

General News | Apr. 25, 2012

Lupus Foundation of America Urges the Public to Band Together for Lupus Awareness This May

Education Programs, Awareness Events, and Walks Held Nationwide During May.

General News | Mar. 05, 2012

Actor, Comedian, and Musician Nick Cannon Diagnosed with Lupus Nephritis

During an appearance on Good Morning America, actor, comedian, and musician Nick Cannon announced that he has lupus nephritis.

General News | Feb. 23, 2012

Wisconsin Teen Living with Lupus Featured on ABC’s Everyday Health

Wisconsin teen, Halee Newby, who has lupus, will be profiled as an Everyday Health Hero in an upcoming episode of ABC’s Everyday Health.

General News | Oct. 03, 2011

LFA Congratulates the 2011 Nobel Prize in Medicine Recipients for Immune System Discoveries

LFA congratulates Bruce A. Beutle, Jules A. Hoffmann, and Ralph M. Steinman for receiving the 2011 Nobel Prize in Medicine.

General News | Sep. 22, 2011

HealthWell Foundation® Launches Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) Fund

The HealthWell Foundation® announces the launch of a new fund supporting treatment for Systemic Lupus Erythematosus.

General News | May. 11, 2011

Lupus Foundation of America National Butterfly Gala Celebrates A New Future for People With Lupus

Several celebrities and a crowd of 600 people celebrated a new era of lupus at Lupus Foundation of America's National Butterfly Gala in Washington, D.C.

General News | May. 09, 2011

Julian Lennon Leads World Lupus Day Observance on May 10

Musician and philanthropist Julian Lennon, Global Ambassador for Lupus Foundation of America, is encouraging people around the world to join to observe World Lupus Day.

General News | May. 02, 2011

Lupus Foundation of America Launches New Lupus Voices Across America™ Web site

Lupus Foundation of America is launching a website, Lupus Voices Across America™, that will allow people with lupus and their supporters to share their stories.

General News | Apr. 26, 2011

U. S. Department of Defense Announces 2011 Funding Opportunities

The Peer Reviewed Medical Research Program 2011 vision is to improve the health and well-being of all military service members, veterans, and beneficiaries.

General News | Apr. 20, 2011

Musician and Philanthropist Julian Lennon to Elevate the Global Profile of Lupus

The Lupus Foundation of America National Board of Directors Names Julian Lennon as Global Ambassador.

General News | Apr. 13, 2011

Lupus Foundation of America and RN.com Launch New Lupus Education Program

Program provides lupus education to nurses, pharmacists, and pharmacy technicians.

General News | Mar. 18, 2011

Join the Lupus Foundation of America and Eduardo Xol to Walk for Lupus Now®

Eduardo Xol from ABC’s Extreme Makeover: Home Edition Named the 2011 Walk for Lupus Now Grand Marshal.

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.

General News | Jan. 28, 2011

Lupus Foundation of America Expands Services with Launch of New Education Series

Program Provides Individuals the Opportunity to Learn from Leading Lupus Experts.


Events

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

Register today for 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.

Jul. 20, 2015 11:00 am

21st Annual Lupus Links Golf Tournament

Help score a victory in the continuing fight against lupus!

May. 13, 2015—Nov. 18, 2015 | Teleconferences and Seminars

2015 Lupus Empowerment Series: Ask The Experts

We offer an extensive variety of programs, services and resources for people living with lupus, including family members, caregivers and other members of their support systems

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.

Jun. 28, 2015 7:30 am | Dravo Plaza at Riverfront Wilmington

Walk to End Lupus Now Delaware

Discover your power in Wilmington!

Jan. 01, 2016

Community Events in Support of the Tri-State Chapter

Third-party events, like Dancing with the Soul: Largest Zumba Class, raising awareness and funds.

Dec. 31, 2015

Philadelphia Tri-State Program Calendar

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

Feb. 24, 2015 7:00 pm—Dec. 01, 2015 7:00 am | Via Teleconference & Webcast

2015 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!  

May. 17, 2015 9:00 am | 6th Street Field

Walk to End Lupus Now South Jersey

Discover your power in Ocean City!

Nov. 14, 2015 2:00 pm | Wickham Park

Walk to End Lupus Now Central Florida

Join us for a fun afternoon as we raise awareness for lupus at our second annual Walk to End Lupus Now in Melbourne!

Aug. 29, 2015 3:00 pm | Marlins Park

Walk to End Lupus Now South Florida Fall

Join us for South Florida Walk to End Lupus Now at our new location at Marlins Park! Pease join us as we rally together to create awareness of lupus while raising funds to fight this terrible disease.

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

Southwest Florida Lupus Support Group

Our support groups encourage and accept people as they are and provide a comfortable learning environment to help attendees develop the best coping strategies to reduce stress that often accompanies living with lupus.

Nov. 08, 2014 9:30 am | Gregg Chapel AME Church

Panhandle Lupus Support Group

Our support groups encourage and accept people as they are and provide a comfortable learning environment to help attendees develop the best coping strategies to reduce stress that often accompanies living with lupus.

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

South Palm Beach Lupus Support Group

Our support groups encourage and accept people as they are and provide a comfortable learning environment to help attendees develop the best coping strategies to reduce stress that often accompanies living with lupus.

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. 25, 2015 7:30 am—Nov. 24, 2015 11:30 pm | Memorial Hall Loop, Fairmount Park

24th Annual Lupus Loop 5K Run and 2.5 Mile Walk to End Lupus Now™

Making a difference starts with one step!

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. 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 cluing in on the mystery of lupus.

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

Sep. 12, 2015 9:30 am | Seattle Center, Founder’s Court

Washington Walk to End Lupus Now™ 2015

May. 15, 2015 6:30 pm | Pier 57, Seattle, WA

Put on Purple at the Pier

Join us on May 15, 2015 at Pier 57 in Seattle, WA for our annual Put-On-Purple day at “The Great Wheel” in Seattle, WA.

Nov. 01, 2014 10:00 am | Online

Online Living with Lupus Support Group

Online support groups are moderated by trained facilitators and are offered several times a month in the chat room of our online community

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.

Nov. 01, 2014 1:00 pm | Virginia Mason’s Volney Richmond Auditorium, Lindeman Pavilion

Advances in Lupus Research and Complementary Therapies

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. 29, 2014 6:30 am—Jul. 29, 2014 2:00 pm | Stone Creek Golf Club

7th Annual “Links for Lupus” Golf Tournament

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!

Apr. 08, 2014 6:30 pm | Evergreen Woods

Yale-New Haven Hospital 2014 Health Talks series: “Living with lupus: Controlling the disease”

Participate in Yale-New Haven Hospital's 2014 Health Talks "Living with lupus" lecture!

Apr. 26, 2014 7:00 pm | Scottish Rite Ballroom & Theater

Classical Ballet Academy’s DANCE COLLABORATIONS

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. 02, 2015 8:30 am | South Street Seaport

Walk to End Lupus Now - New York City

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

May. 16, 2015 8:30 am | NTC Park at Liberty Station, Point Loma

Walk to End Lupus Now - San Diego

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

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.

Sep. 13, 2014 9:00 am

Washington Walk To End Lupus Now

Help Us Solve The Cruel Mystery™

Apr. 24, 2014 6:00 pm | Maneeley's Banquet Hall

Mission: Impossible, Possible

In conjunction with WTIC CBS Radio, help us honor talk show host Jim Vicevich!

Mar. 26, 2015 8:30 am

2015 Lupus Awareness Day at the Georgia State Capitol

New Date, Same Mission! Click here for details

Sep. 12, 2015 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.

Jan. 30, 2014 5:00 pm | Town Hall

AWARE for ALL

Sep. 26, 2015 10:30 am

Oregon Walk to End Lupus Now™  2015

May. 31, 2014 1:00 pm | Asia Pacific Cultural Center

The Many Shades of Lupus

Join us in Tacoma for a multicultural event!

May. 16, 2014 6:30 pm | Pier 57, Seattle, WA

Put On Purple Day!

Join us in turning the Seattle Great Wheel PURPLE!

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!

Oct. 25, 2015 9:00 am | Golden Gate Park

Walk to End Lupus Now - San Francisco

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

Sep. 26, 2015 7:30 am | Exposition Park

Walk to End Lupus Now - Los Angeles

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

May. 18, 2014 9:00 am | West Hartford Town Hall Parking Lot

2014 West Hartford Walk to End Lupus Now!

Our 2014 West Hartford Walk to End Lupus Now will be taking place on Sunday, May 18th in West Hartford’s Blue Back Square!

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.

Sep. 07, 2013 8:01 am | STAR Center Metro Parks

9th Annual Women of Color Health Awareness Conference

Stop by and visit the LFA, PNW table at the event.

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

Des Moines Support Group

Oct. 13, 2013 9:00 am | Memorial Hall, CCSU

Life + Lupus… an Educational Symposium

Learn more about living with lupus at the Life + Lupus... an Educational Symposium.

Dec. 01, 2013 9:00 am | John Wallace Middle School/Newington Dog Park

Huffing Off Stuffing 5k Race

Come out and support lupus awareness at this year's Huffing Off Stuffing 5k Race!