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Lupus America® Communities

Lupus America® Communities (LAC) is a 501(c)(3) tax exempt charity established to support the mission of the Lupus Foundation of America, an organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for all people affected by lupus through programs of research, education, support and advocacy. Lupus America® Communities disseminates information to increase public understanding and awareness of lupus and conducts the household goods program to fund the mission and programs run by the Lupus Foundation of America.

Did you know?

Lupus is an unpredictable and misunderstood autoimmune disease. Its symptoms can range from mild to life-threatening.

  • While lupus strikes mostly women of childbearing age, men, and children and teenagers can also develop lupus.
  • Only 1 drug has been specifically developed for and approved to treat lupus.
  • Lupus is two to three times more prevalent among women of color.

To learn more about lupus and the programs of the Lupus Foundation of America, visit the National Resource Center on Lupus.

Donate Your Household Goods

Donate your items and support people living with lupus! Learn more about the Lupus America® Communities Household Goods Donation Program.

Lupus America® Communities Board of Directors

Ben Andrews, Chairman
Houston, TX 77019

Brian T. Kaplan,Treasurer
Washington, DC  

Pamela Greenberg,Secretary
Falls Church, VA  

Conrad Gehrmann,Director
Seattle, WA  

Julie Tune, Chief Financial Officer
Washington, DC  

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