May. 01, 2018 10:30 am—May. 31, 2018 11:30 am |

Lupus Awareness Month 2018

 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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2018 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 18th or any day in May to raising awareness and fund:s for the Lupus Foundation of America.

Take advantage of our Awareness Toolkit and download shareable photos to post on your social media accounts.

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.

Donate funds to support the Lupus Foundation of America, NC Chapter. Want to see how your dollar is used?

Throughout MaySupport Group Meetings

Throughout May - Shop at The Athlete's Foot and make a donation. All employees will be wearing purple lupus awareness month shirts and the company will match dollar for dollar up to $1500. Find a location near you.

May 2PJ Day Fundraise in your PJs- Encourage everyone who wants to join you by putting on their PJs to donate $20 to participate. Don’t forget to start with your own donation!

May 5 – Walk to End Lupus Now: Charlotte

May 8 – 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 10World Lupus Day: Lupus has no boundaries. More than 5 million people around the world have lupus.

May 122nd Annual Lupus Charity Ride in Raleigh

May 18 – National Put On Purple Day for lupus awareness

May 19 – Walk to End Lupus Now: Fayetteville

May 12 – The Fashion Excursion Show at the Charlotte Aviation Museum. Doors open at 6PM

May 29 Ask the Experts Teleconference: Lupus Making the Diagnosis