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Walk to End Lupus Now®

Walk to End Lupus Now® is going virtual on 10.10.20 and we’re inviting YOU to join us as a national sponsor and make a real impact!

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Join us for the first national lupus event of its kind on 10.10.20!

The lupus community will come together from coast to coast to celebrate all that has been accomplished. Lupus warriors, caregivers, friends, family, co-workers… all 70,000 walkers who typically attend an in-person Walk to End Lupus Now® in their city will be invited to join us for the National Walk to End Lupus Now® VIRTUAL event on 10.10.20. Sponsors make this event possible, so we appreciate your support and welcome you to the team!

Sponsorship Opportunities & Benefits
Powerful Sponsor: $100,000 (3 available)

Join us as a “Powerful” Sponsor and you will impact our organization and people living with lupus in a BIG way. This sponsorship level will be completely customized to meet the needs of your organization.

Pre-Event

  • E-newsletter: Company recognition in National (150k+) and Chapter (20k+) e-newsletter (Aug. or Sept. issue)
  • Website: Company logo featured on lupus.org/walk (over 490k monthly visitors)
  • 3 E-mails: Company recognition in National and Chapter e-mails to walkers (65k combined distribution)
  • 4 Social Media Posts: Company recognition in social media post(s) across 3 platforms from National (FB 264k, IG 57k, TW 44k followers respectively) and Chapter (60k combined followers) accounts (includes one thank you post)
  • Post-Walk Survey: Company logo on post-walk survey to all attendees

Day of Event

  • Message from Company Exec: Sponsoring company to designate high level executive to pre-record message that will be incorporated into the program
  • :15 Second PSA: Sponsoring Company provides pre-recorded :15 second PSA to be played during the program (cannot advertise a product)
  • Verbal Acknowledgement: Verbal recognition during program
  • Sponsor Slideshow Logo: Inclusion in the Sponsor PowerPoint that will run multiple times through out the program

Socio In-App Marketing

  • Push Notification: Push notification promoting sponsoring company sent to all attendees
  • Banner Ad: Banner ad on home page that can be linked internally (sponsor booth) or externally (website)
  • Virtual Booth Logo: Logo on exhibit area map that links to company's sponsor booth profile (additional exposure)
  • Sponsor Booth Profile: Custom page to share more about your company and connect with attendees
  • Prize Donor: Opportunity to provide a prize valued at $200+ to be given away during the program

Walker Tools

  • Logo on Official Walk T-Shirt: Logo on official walk t-shirt and given to all walkers who raise $100+
  • Logo on Printable Materials: Logo on printable materials for walkers to use on program day (team signs, window signs, flyers, etc.)
Together Sponsor: $50,000

Warm Up

Help get our participants warmed up with a pre-recorded warm-up, dance party, or activity. We will work with you to determine the best warm up for people living with lupus. This will be seen by all participants on the day of and be an agenda item in our National Presentation.

Trailblazer VIP Suite

Like your company, our Trailblazers are leading the way! “Trailblazers” are walkers who raise $1,000 or more. The VIP Suite will only be accessible to participants who reach Trailblazer status, which is a BIG deal. The Trailblazer VIP Suite will open 30 minutes early before the Walk begins.

Challenge Sponsor

In the month leading up to the 10.10.20 event, you will help us to issue challenges to our participants to encourage action, i.e. “Send 10 emails asking your friends and family to donate to your Walk page and you will be entered to win a PRIZE from SPONSOR!” This sponsorship includes 4 challenges, communication to all participants announcing the challenges each week, and award notifications announcing on social media who won.

Lupus Resources

A separate area featuring lupus health topics will be, “Sponsored by: SPONSOR” and provide a space for people with lupus to learn important information to help manage their disease. LFA will provide specific health topics important to people with lupus. You will sponsor the entire area and be featured in all communication promoting this featured section.


For a list of all benefits that come with this sponsorship level, download the full details.

United Sponsor: $25,000

Club 100

Everyone who raises at least $100 receives a “Club 100” special badge to use on Instagram to boast about their achievement. Your logo and messaging will accompany the email to all achievers. Your name/logo will be used in all promo of this level- we do a lot of encouraging to get all walkers to raise at least $100 and join the club.

Trailblazer Swag

Help us make our top fundraisers feel special by providing your own, custom congratulations message that will be included on a 4x6 card along with their medal. The Trailblazer Medal is a coveted item and your name/logo will be attached as the Trailblazer sponsor in all communication to Trailblazers before and after the event.

Mission PSA

Feature one lupus warrior each week on our social channels in the four weeks leading up to the 10.10.20 event to help promote the upcoming event. The posts will be mission-focused with a feel-good message to inspire people to join us. “This mission story sponsored by: SPONSOR” slate screen at end of promo.

Kids Art Zone

Kids art sheets will be distributed to participants featuring your company logo as the sponsor. We’ll ask kids to either color or draw a lupus warrior, then submit to us. The art sheets will be posted on the Warrior Wall for lupus warriors to enjoy on 10.10.20. What better way to brighten everyone’s day?!

Face Masks - SOLD!

PPE is more important than ever for people with lupus to keep them safe. Provide face masks to five thousand of our walkers. The face mask will feature your logo, as well as, “United. Together. Powerful.” and our Walk logo. We will use this as an incentive to encourage walkers to raise funds.

Warrior Wall

As a United Sponsor, you will be uniting a nation of lupus warriors. The Warrior Wall is a special icon on the main page that lupus warriors (people with lupus) can gather together to meet, support each other, and socialize. Your name/logo will be used in all communication to invite all participating lupus warriors to make important connections at the Warrior Wall. You’ll have the chance to send official evites to lupus warriors, have chat access in the area, and help us customize the experience.


For a list of all benefits that come with this sponsorship level, download the full details.

Exhibit Sponsor: $10,000

Host your own Virtual Booth! Participants can visit your booth in two ways: 1. Via Exhibit Hall 2. Via Sponsor list. In your “booth,” you have a spotlight page to customize with a company write-up, external links, documents, and a live link to external video links like Zoom, Microsoft Teams, GoTo Meetings, etc.


For a list of all benefits that come with this sponsorship level, download the full details.

Please contact corporate@lupus.org for more information.