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#MAKELUPUSVISIBLE and #BEHEARD

This May Lupus Canada invites you to join us in helping to create awareness for all Canadians impacted by lupus. This Lupus Awareness Month let’s focus on making lupus visible and raising the voice of all those impacted by lupus. The time for change is now!

To launch Lupus Awareness Month, Lupus Canada is proud to present this year’s Lupus Awareness Video. By sharing the messages and amplifying the voices of Canadians living with lupus, we hope to demonstrate how complex this disease truly is and how by joining together we can make a difference! We are asking for YOU to help share our message across Canada. Lupus Canada thanks all the individuals who participated in the creation of this video.

Important Dates to Remember this Lupus Awareness Month

Sunday, May 1st 2022Lupus Awareness Month contest begins. Please visit https://www.lupuscanada.org/lupus-awareness-month-contest/ for more information.

Tuesday, May 10th 2022World Lupus Day. Please visit https://www.lupuscanada.org/world-lupus-day/ ‎for more information.

Friday, May 20th 2022Put on Purple Day. Please visit https://www.lupuscanada.org/put-on-purple-day/ for more information.

Thursday, May 26th 2022 – Lupus Canada’s Disease Awareness Webinar “What’s Happening in Lupus Research?” presented by Dr. Christine Peschken. To register for this webinar please visit https://www.lupuscanada.org/resources/disease-awareness-webinars/.

Lupus Canada’s Disease of 1,000 Faces Campaign

Lupus Canada is continuing to gather pictures of Canadians living with lupus for our Disease of 1,000 Faces Campaign! Lupus Canada is hoping to gather 1,000 pictures of lupus warriors around the world by the end of the year. Share this campaign with your friends and through social media and help us reach our goal. Lupus is known as the “Disease of a Thousand Faces” due to its wide-ranging symptoms and ability to mimic other diseases. Join Lupus Canada by emailing a photograph of yourself to info@lupuscanada.org or by tagging Lupus Canada on social media.

Give

Lupus Canada’s goal is to raise $2,022 this Lupus Awareness Month so that we can continue to work to provide reliable resources and foster awareness among Canadians about lupus. With your support we can make a difference.  Your support can improve the quality of life for people with lupus through research, education and advocacy. Help us continue to make an impact for lupus and those who live with this debilitating disease. Help us achieve our Lupus Awareness Month goal by donating here.

Lupus Awareness Month Collaborations

Lupus Awareness Month allows organizations, individuals, and communities internationally to join together to put a spotlight on this invisible illness.

This Lupus Awareness Month, Lupus Canada is collaborating with various organizations and individuals on making lupus visible and bringing awareness of the physical, emotional, and economic impact of lupus. To learn more about the Lupus Awareness Month Collaborations, please visit https://www.lupuscanada.org/lupusawarenessmonthcollaborations/

Spread Awareness 

Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn. Like, share or retweet our daily content. Use #MakeLupusVisible and #BeHeard on your own social media accounts to use our voices and gain global recognition of the disease.

Use our Zoom Wallpaper and share with your colleagues! Right-click on the image you would like to download to save it.

Use our Phone Wallpaper and share with your friends and family! Right-click on the image you would like to download to save it.

Use our French assets and share with your family and friends. Right click on the image you would like to download to save it.

Provincial Lupus Organizations Lupus Awareness Initiatives

For specific Lupus Awareness Month activities taking place in your province, please contact your provincial lupus organization https://www.lupuscanada.org/provincial-lupus-organizations/.

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