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Evening of Hope Gala

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The Lupus Foundation of America's Evening of Hope Gala was held on Monday, October 28th, 2019 in New York City. We thank everyone who contributed to making our 10th Anniversary celebration a huge success.

Save the date for next year's Evening of Hope Gala on Monday, October 26, 2020!

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Thank You to Our 2019 Honorees, Entertainment, Master of Ceremonies and Sponsors!
National Corporate Leadership Award

Tom Kingsbury, Executive Chairman of the Board, Burlington Stores, Inc.

National Research Innovation Award

Ron Rocca, President and CEO, Exagen, Inc

The Barlin Award

Jody & Conrad Gehrmann

Stephanie J. Block


Sebastian Arcelus


Hunter Hill, Stand-Up Comedian

Master of Ceremonies

Diamond Sponsors

"Burlington Stores, Inc."


Platinum Sponsors

Greenberg Traurig, LLP.

Pfizer Inc.


Exhibit Sponsor

Us in Lupus

Gold Sponsors

A&E Networks

Aurinia Pharmaceuticals

Alexander Dixon & Barbara Polk

Jody & Conrad Gehrmann

Highmark Inc. and Allegheny Health Network


Lupus and Allied Diseases Association, Inc.

Macro Consultants

Race for RP

Silver Sponsors

All City Remodeling

All City Switchboard


Special Thanks To

About The Gala

The Lupus Foundation of America’s Gala is an Evening of Hope honoring lupus visionaries, researchers and advocates fighting together to end lupus. Each year, the Gala raises critically needed funds to advance the Foundation’s mission and its comprehensive programs of research, education and advocacy.