I like to share information about lupus and my friends ask, how can I help raise awareness with you? So here’s are a few suggestions from the Lupus Foundation of America:
Share information about lupus on social media platforms.
Ask your local radio station to mention that it’s Lupus Awareness Month.
Print out posters about Lupus Awareness Month to put at your workplace, college, or school.
Host a fundraising event for a lupus charity.
Take part in an organized event for lupus awareness.
Donate money to a lupus organization.
Wear purple and then tell people why you’re wearing the color of lupus.
Become a source of information about living with the disease to your local newsroom and newspaper.
Write to Congress and urge them to increase funding for lupus research and support.
Participate in a clinical trial to help further research.
Become a lupus activist by communicating with your local politician about lupus.
Take part in a Walk to End Lupus Now event
Rosadela Durruthy is founder of She’s Got Lupus, a non profit organization aimed to improve the lives of those living with chronic illnesses by advocating for mental health, healthy living and raising awareness.