Read Cristina Toro's inspiring story about her life with lupus and how her daughter helped motivate her to take part in the Walk to End Lupus Now™
News & Stories
A bird’s eye view of lupus research from the Lupus Foundation of America’s Education and Research Department
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).
Springs walks are starting soon! Join us at one of our events this February and March.
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.
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.
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.
Our research, education and advocacy programs in 2013 contributed advances that are helping to solve the cruel mystery of lupus.
It's no surprise that lupus was featured on the Google Zeigest list, not once, but three times in 2013. Read more.
Your donation to the Lupus Foundation of America means more than ever before. Watch now.
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.
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!
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.
New York City event raises funds for lupus research, education, and advocacy
Having affordable, comprehensive health insurance coverage is critical and necessary to help manage lupus. Yet, many do not have the coverage they need. Learn more.
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.
We are proud to unveil the new Lupus Foundation of America website. Learn more about the new features we have in store for you!
Lupus.org provides authoritative information on lupus to visitors quickly and easily
GlaxoSmithKline has launched a new national lupus awareness campaign and website to encourage an honest discussion between physicians and lupus patients.
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.
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
May is Lupus Awareness Month; Nationwide Efforts Underway to Solve the ‘Cruel Mystery’.
Atlanta black colleges rally to raise awareness
Celebrities Among Locals Who Toured 45-Foot Purple Bus; Residents Attended Education Programs About One of the World’s Most Devastating Diseases
Achievements Highlight the Lupus Foundation of America’s Leadership Role in the Fight to End Lupus.
Lupus Foundation of America Intensifies Fight Against the ‘Cruel Mystery’; Launches Multi-City Education Tour to Raise Awareness
New Survey Shows Americans Know Little or Nothing About Disease That Affects1.5 Million.
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.
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.
The Lupus Foundation of America visited the New York Stock Exchange in honor of World Lupus Day, to raise awareness about the disease.
Education Programs, Awareness Events, and Walks Held Nationwide During May.
During an appearance on Good Morning America, actor, comedian, and musician Nick Cannon announced that he has lupus nephritis.
Wisconsin teen, Halee Newby, who has lupus, will be profiled as an Everyday Health Hero in an upcoming episode of ABC’s Everyday Health.
LFA congratulates Bruce A. Beutle, Jules A. Hoffmann, and Ralph M. Steinman for receiving the 2011 Nobel Prize in Medicine.
The HealthWell Foundation® announces the launch of a new fund supporting treatment for Systemic Lupus Erythematosus.
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.
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.
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.
The Peer Reviewed Medical Research Program 2011 vision is to improve the health and well-being of all military service members, veterans, and beneficiaries.
The Lupus Foundation of America National Board of Directors Names Julian Lennon as Global Ambassador.
Program provides lupus education to nurses, pharmacists, and pharmacy technicians.
Eduardo Xol from ABC’s Extreme Makeover: Home Edition Named the 2011 Walk for Lupus Now Grand Marshal.
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.
Program Provides Individuals the Opportunity to Learn from Leading Lupus Experts.
Lupus: 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. Don't miss this opportunity to learn from some of the world's leading lupus experts from the comfort and privacy of your home!
NEW LOCATION! Take a walk on the wild side after hours at the Palm Beach Zoo. When the sun sets, the fun begins!
2014 Walk to End Lupus Now
April 26, 2014
THANK YOU for a fantastic walk! We had 300 registered participants in our second annual walk -- doubling our participation last year! We still need your help reaching our $35,000 goal. Please make your donation today! We will accept donations until April 22.
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!
Feel empowered to advocate for yourself on a social and political level to overcome healthcare barriers.
A new date and a new route! The 3 mile walk route will head south this year on the Menomonee River Parkway from Mount Mary University to Swan Boulevard and back. The one mile walk is in the same direction with a U-turn at Center Street. We have updated the registration process of participants, teams and pledge pages. All can be done right here our website! Walk to End Lupus Now-Milwaukee is a fun family event. Following the walk is a snack and entertainment by the band Close Enuf. The walk offers a chance for the lupus patients, their families and friends to come together to raise funds and awareness.
Our New York Walk to End Lupus Now™ event brings friends, family, co-workers, and communities together in the fight to end lupus.
Our San Diego Walk to End Lupus Now™ event brings friends, family, co-workers, and communities together in the fight to end lupus.
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.
Come out to our 2nd annual Fairfield County Walk to End Lupus Now!
Help us raise awareness of lupus and show support for those or suffer from its brutal impact. Unite on May 16 by putting on purple!
In conjunction with WTIC CBS Radio, help us honor talk show host Jim Vicevich!
Lupus Support Group Meeting Dates in Illinois for February 2014.
Come out for a night of wine tasting, great food, and music with the LFACT!
Register today for this empowering day! Let's take lupus from a whisper to a shout!
The walk is a one mile or 5k loop around a section of the UAH campus, beginning at the University Fitness Center. There is an indoor one mile loop available, as well. Registration begins at 3PM, and the walk kicks off at 5PM. Register today!
The walk is a one mile or 3k loop around Veteran's Park in Hoover park. Registration begins at 8AM, and the walk kicks off at 10AM. Register today!
Join us for The Purple Ball, an elegant evening featuring a cocktail reception, an exciting live and silent auction, and a gourmet dinner. The evening will conclude with the Lupus Leadership Awards
Our Arizona Walk to End Lupus Now™ event brings friends, family, co-workers, and communities together in the fight to end lupus.
Our Annual Lupus Symposium in Augusta has moved to March 22, 2014!
GPC College Forum
Lunch and Learn - Register Today!
If you live in the Norwich area and would like to meet with others living with lupus, come to our October Support Group meeting this Saturday from 6:30-8:00 pm.
Our San Francisco Walk to End Lupus Now™ event brings friends, family, co-workers, and communities together in the fight to end lupus.
The Los Angeles Walk to End Lupus Now™ event brings friends, family, co-workers, and communities together in the fight to end lupus.
Our 2014 West Hartford Walk to End Lupus Now will be taking place on Sunday, May 18th in West Hartford’s Blue Back Square!
Stop by and visit the LFA, PNW table at the event.
Learn more about living with lupus at the Life + Lupus... an Educational Symposium.
Come out and support lupus awareness at this year's Huffing Off Stuffing 5k Race!