The sight of spring sunshine after months of dull winter skies gives many people a single-minded urge to lather on the tanning lotion and bask in the backyard for hours. But when you’re living with lupus, soaking up the sun can mean setting yourself up for a flare.
For the past 20 years, Lori’s disease has taken an enormous toll on their family. Still, they maintain a positive outlook and Rick has made it his mission to raise money and awareness in the fight against lupus.
March marks the start of our 2016 Walk to End Lupus Now events. Find one near you!
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.
“I walk to raise awareness. I walk for the comradery. I walk for those who can’t. And I walk because (for now at least) I can,” said Shannon.
Meet our first Walk to End Lupus Now t-shirt contest winner and start fundraising for a chance to receive the t-shirt!
We continued to make important advances in 2015 toward our vision of a life free of lupus for millions of people around the world.
Lupus wasn’t Alex's disease at all — it was her mom’s. That all changed when she was diagnosed at 16-years-old but her dream to create films has not dampened. Read her story.