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Ways to Give

Your Generosity Has Life-Saving Impact

Learn the many different ways you can support people with lupus and fund vital research.

All The Ways That You Can Give

Donate Online

Donating on is easy. Click on the Donate button on any page on our site, or choose from one of these options below:

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Donate By Mail

Download a form, and mail your completed donation form to:

Lupus Foundation of America
2121 K Street, NW
Suite 200
Washington, DC  20037

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Donate By Phone

Call us at 202-349-1155
Monday - Friday
9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Eastern time

Donate Through Facebook

If you’ve given money on Facebook before, you can give again in just a few clicks. Go to and click the Donate button at the top of the page.

Make a Donation of Stock

It’s simple to transfer stock or other appreciated securities to the Lupus Foundation of America.

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Donate to A Local Chapter

If you would like to make a donation to one of the local chapters of the Lupus Foundation of America, you can find the appropriate donation form through the "Donate Locally" button at the top right on the chapter's pages (find your chapter), or by locating the chapter on this page.

Set Up a Donor-Advised Fund

With a donor-advised fund (DAF), you can optimize your charitable giving while earning money and receiving immediate tax benefits. 

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Give With IRA Distributions

If you are 70½ or older, you can give a give a gift to the Lupus Foundation of America as a way to fulfill your required minimum distribution (RMD). Even if you do not itemize your taxes, the gift distribution will not be considered taxable income. You can donate up to $100,000 tax-free annually.

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Invest in Lupus Research

If you are interested in making a charitable investment and becoming a Lupus Foundation of America Research Partner, please call Leigh Ann Cardenas, Vice President, Individual Giving at (202) 212-6769.

Your contribution to our research portfolio will directly support work towards finding a cause and a cure for lupus.

Donate Cryptocurrency

The Lupus Foundation of America is proud to be one of a select group of charities that accepts donations in cryptocurrency.

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Make a Gift Through Your Estate

You can make a gift through your estate and ensure people with lupus have the support, research, and resources they need for years to come.

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Give Through Your Workplace

Workplace giving is a simple, convenient way to support the Lupus Foundation of America throughout the year. The Community Health Charities and the Combined Federal Campaign offer just a few ways to donate through payroll deductions.

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Donate a Vehicle

Our vehicle donation program can pick up your used vehicle (even if it doesn't run) and quickly handle all of the paperwork.

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Donate Household Goods

We accept donations of clothing, housewares, toys, and small appliances through our Lupus America® Household Goods Donation Program.

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