May is lupus awareness month. During this month there will numerous events throughout the world seeking to raise awareness of lupus and show solidarity for those living with the disease. There are many ways that you can participate. This Friday May 15th you can sport your favorite purple wardrobe and ask your friends and co-workers to join you. Wear purple with pride and tell people why! You can also use #PutOnPurple on social media to share your support.
On Sunday, May 17th in Blue Back Square in West Hartford, Connecticut, join the Lupus Foundation of America, Connecticut Chapter at the "Walk to End Lupus Now!
The Walk to End Lupus Now is probably the most important event of the Lupus Foundation of America, Inc. Around 50 different walks will be celebrated across the United States. Thousands of people will walk and raise funds for research, education and support services.