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 mary@lupusil.org or call Mary at 312-648-6053.

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See May 2019 Fact of the Day Video here!

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!

Host a “Jeans Day” at work benefiting the LSI and hand out a lupus bookmark to everyone who participates.

Post Lupus Awareness Month ad in the your building’s elevator (contact LSI for artwork – here’s an example)

Take an “I fight for lupus because” selfie!

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