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Evening of Hope Gala

It’s with heavy hearts that we must postpone the 2021 Evening of Hope Gala. While we can’t be together in person this year, we are already looking forward to being together next year. Please check back for updates on our plans for 2022! Please consider making a contribution to ensure critical work can continue to advance lupus research, giving people with lupus more treatment options in the future.

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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.