May. 01, 2017 12:00 am—May. 31, 2017 11:30 pm |

Lupus Awareness Month 2017

 May is Lupus Awareness Month


Take ACTION this May to raise awareness of lupus and end its brutal impact.


May is Lupus Awareness Month


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2017 Lupus Awareness Month Calendar of Events

Lupus Awareness Month in May recognized in North Carolina – Gov. Roy Cooper and several cities are proclaiming May as Lupus Awareness Month throughout the state.

Take the KNOW LUPUS Challenge: Play the KNOW LUPUS card game and test your understanding of this cruel disease and challenge others to KNOW LUPUS. Visit

Ask your office or company to dedicate Put On Purple Day, May 19th or any day in May to raising awareness and fund:s for the Lupus Foundation of America.

Make Your Mark™ in the fight against lupus this May by creating your own unique event to raise funds and awareness to support the millions of families affected by lupus. We’ll give you the tools you need to turn your passion into a way to raise money for a great cause.

Throughout MaySupport Group Meetings

May 6Walk to End Lupus Now: Charlotte

May 7 – Twitter Chat @ 3PM, EDT. The World Lupus Federation is working with GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and Tiffany Peterson, host of the Twitter Channel, #LupusChat.

May 10World Lupus Day: Lupus has no boundaries. More than 5 million people around the world have lupus.

May 10 – Dine Out & Support the LFANC at the following locations:

Charlotte Area:

  • Piedmont Brio Tuscan Grille 4720 Piedmont Row Dr., Charlotte, NC 28210
    • Print out and present the following coupon.
  • Blakeney BRAVO! Cucina Italiana 9824 Rea Rd., Charlotte, NC 28277
    • Print out and present the following coupon.

Greensboro Area:

  • Friendly Center BRAVO! Cucina Italiana 3324 W. Friendly Ave.,  Greensboro, NC 27410
    • Print out and present the following coupon.

May 11Ask the Experts Teleconference: Workplace Accommodation for Individuals with Lupus

May 11 – (Charlotte) Join us at the Charming Charlies Belgate Shopping Center location on Ikea Blvd from 5 - 9 pm. 

  • Check in at our LFANC table for a wristband
  • 10% of proceeds benefit the LFANC
  • This event provides a Walk to End Lupus Now Team Fundraising opportunity

May 19 – Purple Lighting of Duke Energy Center (Charlotte) - The building will be purple an hour before sunrise and again 30 minutes before sunset until midnight.

May 19 – National Put On Purple Day for lupus awareness

May 19 - Romare Bearden Park Fountain (Charlotte) will be lit up purple

May 20Walk to End Lupus Now: Fayetteville

Health Fairs we're a part of during the month of May: Big 4 Walk and Health Screen in Winston-Salem