Lupus Awareness Month

Lupus Awareness Month is the time of year when the lupus community takes time to educate their families, workplaces and neighborhoods about lupus. Education can be as modest as sending an email to your friends and family about lupus to organizing a Lupus Awareness Day at your office. We encourage you to get creative as you raise awareness about this often misunderstood disease.

Please let us know what you’re up to – you may inspire others in the lupus community to take action! Email [email protected] or call Mary at 312-648-6053.

Go Purple for Lupus by using purple light bulbs or stringing purple lights around your home or work place. Whenever someone asks about the color change, talk about lupus. If lights don’t work, decorate with anything purple (a purple ribbon, purple balloons, etc) that might invite anyone who sees it to ask about it.

Pass a Lupus Awareness Month Proclamation in your local government!

Change your Facebook status to “LUPUS AWARENESS!”

Hang a Lupus Awareness poster in your front window or at your workstation!

Hand out Lupus Awareness Month stickers to everyone you see!

Wear your purple wristband every day in May!

Share a lupus fact a day or weekly via email!

Take an “I fight for lupus because” selfie!

New This Year!
Social Media Trivia Game!  

Trivia questions are posted to Facebook and Instagram twice a week (Mondays and Wednesdays) during May.  Questions are available for 24 hours.  Every correct answer earns you a chance to win a grand prize: LSI Sweatshirt, Target gift card and Earbuds!

*Must live in the US to qualify for the grand prize

Share Your Story!

What better way to increase lupus awareness than to share your personal experiences!  Submit your story and join the brave lupus warriors who add their voice to educate the public!


Join us for Facebook Live events celebrating Lupus Awareness Month!

May 9, 2023 |  6PM
Shirley Brummell, PhD

May 23, 2023 | 6PM
Rush Lupus Clinic: Dr. Nika & Dr. Cherny
Lupus Q&A

May 30, 2023|  6PM
Mari Gonzalez
Lupus Resources

Shopping Event!

Celebrate Lupus Awareness Month by purchasing jewelry at Kendra Scott!

We’ll be at the Kendra Scott store at Old Orchard on May 6th from 1-3pm
and you can shop online at May 6th and 7th using giveback code:

20% of all proceeds will be donated to the LSI!


Lupus Fact of the Day
Check back here or visit our Social Media pages for the Lupus Fact of the Day!

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