May is Lupus Awareness Month

In New York City, around the World, and across the Web!

We’ll be on the ground and online spreading lupus awareness throughout the month of May!

If you live in New York City, join us for any of these FREE programs hosted by the S.L.E. Lupus Foundation and our partners. Meet others living with lupus, learn something new, and be part of the fight for a cure! Questions? Call 212-685-4118 or email lupus@lupusny.org.


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Living Life Healthy with Lupus

May 7th at 11am: This afternoon of mini-workshops and demonstrations
on looking and feeling good (or your best) is free but requires you to register first.
Details and registration here.

May 10th at 7:30am: Meet up with other lupus advocates on World Lupus Day
as we storm the Today Show Plaza at Rockefeller Center wearing orange!

Lupus Awareness at Grand Central

May 23 & 25 from 10am-4pm: S.L.E. Lupus Foundation staff will distribute free orange lupus awareness wristbands and other lupus materials to commuters in Grand Central Station (east side of terminal near subway passage).

El Lupus y El Corazon

May 26th at 6pm: ¿Habla español? Únase a nosotros para esta presentación
sobre el lupus y el corazón presentado totalmente en el español
con Irene Blanco, MD y Mario García, MD, del Centro Médico del Montefiore.
Para más información.

Online Awareness Tips & Toolkit

Connect at: Facebook.com/LupusNY | Twitter.com/LupusNY | YouTube.com/LupusNY

Activate your avatar: Change your profile icon to one of these lupus awareness images. It’s an easy way to tell your friends on Facebook, Twitter, MSN, Google Talk, Yahoo, and AIM about the fight for life without lupus. (To download: select your favorite icon, then right-click and choose “Save Image as...”)

    

Share your story: Use your Facebook status or YouTube account to tell your lupus story. How does lupus impact your everyday life, your family members, or friends? What do you wish for the future? Encourage friends to join our fight at http://www.lupusny.org/help/get-involved.

Educate your friends: Tweet (or post to Facebook) a new lupus fact each day in May. Use the information at http://www.lupusny.org/about-lupus to inform your updates.