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Over 55,000 Georgians are living with lupus. Whether you are living with lupus or loving someone with lupus, we are here.

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Each year on #GivingTuesday, nonprofit organizations rally their supporters for a day of maximum impact, providing an opportunity for people around the world to support what matters most to them and share that support with their social media networks.

#GivingTuesday is a global day of giving and unity that will take place on November 29 , 2022.

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Being diagnosed with lupus can sometimes feel like a loss of the life we have or had envisioned for ourselves and loved ones. Loss defines us in one way or another and while painful, it can also be a time of growth and learning. Join us for an empowering discussion on how to navigate your way through grieving your lupus diagnosis and transitioning to a place of joy and hope.

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A new online self-management program designed to help people with lupus build and enhance skills in four pillars of lupus self-management: managing symptoms, managing stress, managing medications and working with their healthcare team.

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Check out the ways our passionate supporters across Georgia are turning their events into fundraisers benefitting the Lupus Foundation of America, Georgia Chapter. Imagine what you could do? Let us know if you are interested in hosting a third-party event, contact Teri Emond at temond@lfaga.org for more information.

Check Out Our Inspiring Third-Party Fundraisers
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August 3rd - September 28th (Choose one) - The Lupus Foundation of America is offering a Community Health Worker Lupus Training and Certification Program. Your role in the community is incredibly important. We appreciate you taking the time to attend this training program to learn more about lupus. By doing so you are helping to raise awareness of this highly misunderstood disease, reduce the time to diagnosis, and to improve the quality of life for all those affected by lupus. Please choose one of the dates offered and register for a one hour seminar provided free of charge.

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It's never too early to get started! Atlanta and Macon Walk pages are live, Augusta and Columbus will be live soon

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Let's Talk About It

Let's Talk About It is a series of monthly webinars designed to provide you with important information about living with lupus and better managing your symptoms. Live webinars are accessible through a link provided after registration.

Be Fierce Take Control

You sleep plenty (you even nap), but you’re always tired. Some days, the pain in your joints and muscles makes you feel three times your age. You work hard and take care of business—but there are times when it feels like your body is fighting against you. Lupus can be like that. Learn More.

Take Charge Email Series

Take Charge is a weekly education email series for people with lupus, including those recently diagnosed. Each week for 12 weeks, you'll get an email from our Health Educators with tips and resources that can empower you to take charge of your health.

Support Groups in Georgia

IMPORTANT NOTE: The well being of our patients is our highest priority. Due to COVID-19 and in accordance with CDC guidelines, all support will be held via teleconference until further notice. Our Support Network is essential to all the Chapter’s efforts, working tirelessly to support patients, our programs and events and advocate for awareness.

Advocacy in Georgia

A lupus activist engages in educating their federal, state, and locally elected officials about the cruel mystery of lupus.  Whether through a letter, email, phone call, or face-to-face meetings with elected officials, lupus activists are the vital voice on legislation and policies issues impacting people with lupus and their families.  An activist’s voice makes a difference.

Volunteer Opportunities

We have SO much to offer the Lupus Community in 2020 and we are looking for some dedicated volunteers and committee members to help us reach our goals!

GOAL Research Cohort - Georgians Organized Against Lupus

The GOAL project, lead by the Division of Rheumatology at Emory University. to better understand how lupus may impact patients' lives. We need to hear from you to build the wealth of knowledge needed to transform health care and improve health outcomes.

GCLEA Georgia Council on Lupus Education and Awareness

The mission of the GCLEA is to improve the lives of Georgia residents who live with lupus by raising public education and awareness, improving access to resources for patients and family members, obtaining information that will inform current and future public health efforts, and increasing appropriate diagnosis of lupus by non-rheumatologists. Read more.


 

Up-to-Date News and Resources for Lupus and COVID-19

Stay up-to-date on coronavirus news, reliable information, and resources, all geared toward people affected by lupus. Even in these challenging times, we are here to support you.

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