May. 01, 2018—May. 31, 2018 |

May is Lupus Awareness Month

You will find everything you need here to help get you started to raise awareness this May. This includes everything you need to Pump Up the Purple from fliers you can distribute in your community, to tools for Facebook and Twitter.

Facebook and Twitter Tools

Follow the Lupus Foundation throughout the month on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for content and materials regarding Lupus Awareness Month. Here are some tools to get you started.

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Sign into your Facebook account and then visit Profile Picture Frames. Type “lupus” in the search bar and activate the “Lupus Awareness Month” Facebook frame. Don’t forget to click “Use as Profile Picture” to save your changes!

Sample Social Media Posts: Facebook

  • May is Lupus Awareness Month! Help create a future without lupus by visiting LupusAwarenessMonth.org. There, you’ll learn more about this cruel and mysterious disease and learn how you can take action this month in the fight against lupus.

  • Did you know that 90 percent of people diagnosed with lupus are women? Learn more about the signs and symptoms this Lupus Awareness Month by visiting Resources.Lupus.org.

  • Did you know chemotherapy drugs are sometimes used to treat lupus? Learn more about lupus by visiting Resources.Lupus.org.

  • Get involved with Lupus Awareness Month this May! You can turn just about anything into a fundraising opportunity through Make Your Mark — our online fundraising platform. Raise money your own way to support the mission of the Lupus Foundation of America Lupus.org/MakeYourMark

  • Support our efforts to advance lupus research by making a donation during Lupus Awareness Month. We need your help to put an end to this cruel disease. LupusAwarenessMonth.org

Sample Social Media Posts: Twitter

  • May is #LupusAwarenessMonth! Pump Up the Purple & help create a future without lupus. Learn more & take action LupusAwarenessMonth.org. #LAM18

  • Did you know 90% of people with lupus are women? Learn more about signs and symptoms this #LupusAwarenessMonth Resources.Lupus.org

  • • Get involved-turn your passion into a fundraiser through our Make Your Mark Program & support #LupusAwarenessMonth Lupus.org/MakeYourMark

  • Support our efforts to advance lupus research by making a donation during #LupusAwarenessMonth. We need your help to put an end to this cruel disease. LupusAwarenessMonth.org #LAM18

World Lupus Day

May 10th is #WorldLupusDay. Visit WorldLupusDay.org for information and ways to involve your local community.

Download and Share Our Daily Lupus Awareness Facts

Download our facts

Share Information on Lupus

Share infographics and facts to educate your family, friends, and co-workers about the brutal impact of lupus.

Put On Purple Tools

Use this toolkit of resources to promote Put On Purple Day in your community on May 18, 2018!

Sample Social Media Posts: Twitter

  • #PutOnPurple May 18th and support those affected by #Lupus. You can help raise awareness and end the cruel mystery. LupusAwarenessMonth.org/PutOnPurple

  • Join thousands nationwide for #PutOnPurple Day on May 18th to raise awareness for #Lupus & rally support for those suffering from its impact #POP18

  • #PutOnPurple on May 18th to support those affected by #Lupus. Spread the word, spread the purple! #POP18 LupusAwarenessMonth.org/PutOnPurple

Sample Social Media Posts: Facebook

  • On May 18th, Put on Purple™ to show your support for the millions of people affected by lupus. It’s an easy way to raise awareness about this cruel and mysterious disease. Learn more by visiting LupusAwarenessMonth.org/PutOnPurple

  • Wear purple proudly on Friday, May 18th for Put on Purple Day to raise awareness for lupus! Spread the word and encourage your family and friends to do the same. Learn more by visiting LupusAwarenessMonth.org/PutOnPurple