You Make the Difference

Your generous contribution will not only help us to provide services for people with lupus and their families, but it will also help us increase public awareness of lupus, provide lupus education, and fund research leading to new lupus treatments and, ultimately, a cure for the disease. As a nonprofit organization [a 501(c)(3)], all contributions to the S.L.E. Lupus Foundation are tax-deductible to the fullest extent of the law. Federal Tax ID #13-3060086

Make a General Contribution
Donating to the S.L.E. Lupus Foundation is a way to make a real difference in the fight against lupus. You can donate online, by mail or over the phone.
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Become a Member
As a member of the S.L.E. Lupus Foundation, you will receive all the latest newsletters, research news and invitations to educational and fundraising events.

Make a Memorial or Tribute Gift
Make a donation to honor or remember a loved one, and we'll send a personalized card acknowledging your gift. 

Mark a Special Occasion
Learn about supporting lupus research through wedding favors and gift registries.

Fuel Discoveries with Every Paycheck
All military, government, and U.S. Postal Service employees can contribute through the Combined Federal Campaign.

Consider Planned and Deferred Gifts
Learn more about planned and deferred gifts to the S.L.E. Lupus Foundation. These important donations provide a special way to continue a legacy of support and service to benefit forthcoming generations.

Purchase a Lupus Awareness Wristband
The orange loop, the defining global symbol of lupus, urges everyone to "Get into the Loop™" and work for a time when lupus is prevented, treated and cured—in essence, “Life Without Lupus.” Now, you can join the fight against lupus—and make a fashion statement at the same time! By purchasing and wearing a bright orange, "Life Without Lupus" wristband, you will increase awareness of the disease and help fund lupus research. Wristbands are available in quantities of 10 for only $10 (plus shipping and handling).

Hold a Fundraising Event
If you are interested in hosting a fundraising party or organizing a special event to benefit the S.L.E. Lupus Foundation, please contact us at 212-685-4118 or email