Thank you for sharing your story and helping to educate others!

Lupus Awareness Month was a remarkable success!
Double the Impact!

Now through July 31, 2011, your gift has double the impact! All donations made through July will be matched by a generous donor through the Amy Jill Sacks Memorial Match Campaign. Click on the photo to donate now!

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Central Nervous System (CNS) Issues and Lupus

Learn from the Experts

Betty Diamond, MD 

Saturday, June 11th  


The Right Moves for Lupus 

Exercise Demonstration for Individuals with Lupus 

Wednesday, June 29th

Abington Memorial Hospital

 Abington, PA


 Lupus and the Skin 

Learn from the Experts

Victoria Werth, MD 

Thurs., June 30th 


17th Annual Lupus Links Golf Tournament

Monday, July 18th

Green Valley Country Club

Lafayette Hill, PA


9th Annual Bridge Tournament for Lupus

Monday, September 26th

Green Valley Country Club

Lafayette Hill, PA


20th Annual  

Lupus Loop

Sunday, October 30th

Fairmount Park

Philadelphia, PA  


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Support Groups 

Living Well with Lupus Chat - A Telephonic Support Group

Thurs., June 9th 



Aldersgate United Methodist Church 

Wilmington, DE 

Sat., June 11th 



Bala Cynwyd Library

Bala Cynwyd, PA

Sat., June 11th 



Abington Memorial Hospital

Abington, PA

Wed., June 8th 



St. Eleanor's Church

Collegeville, PA

Wed., June 8th 

Wed., June 22nd 



Christiana Hospital 

Newark, DE 

Wednesday, June 29th 



Riddle Hospital

Media, PA

Sat., July 2nd 


Judith Ripka

  Judith Ripka Jewelry is coming to Philadelphia and hosting a luxury fine jewelry Sample Sale this coming June 8 - 12, 2011. 10% of total sales from Lupus Foundation of America, Philadelphia Tri-State Chapter members will be donated to our Chapter. Click here for a coupon and sale information. 

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JUNE 2011

Our sincerest apologies to anyone who has received this email twice! A draft was accidentally sent out earlier this week!


Wow! We took some incredible steps toward a brighter future for those affected by lupus over the past few weeks, during Lupus Awareness Month! Over 85 "voices" helped turn the Philadelphia Tri-State region purple on the Voices of Lupus Across America Map at This website has been viewed more than 14,000 times in May!  There is still time to add your voice and help our region be the first to go a darker shade of purple!

Our most sincerest thanks to everyone who joined us to Band Together for Lupus for Lupus Awareness Month.  Click here to view some scenes from our many activities!  


Click here to see highlights of the efforts by the supporters from the Philadelphia Tri-State Chapter.   


While Lupus Awareness Month is over, we continue to push ahead to advance the science and medicine of lupus and provide patient and community services. 
YOUR SUPPORT IS THE FOUNDATION OF OUR SUCCESS.  As we announced in early May, thanks to a generous supporter, all contributions made to the Philadelphia Tri-State Chapter will be matched up to $50,000 through the Amy Jill Sacks Memorial Match Challenge! Your $30 membership gift becomes $60, your $50 gift becomes $100 and so on!  Please help us meet this match and consider making your contribution today.
Please be sure to scroll all the way down to view some great photos and see more information on our upcoming programs and events.  As always, we thank you for all that you do to support the LFA and raise awareness about lupus! You help us to advance our mission of providing support, services, and hope to all people affected by lupus!
Warmest regards and wishing you good health,
Annette Myarick
CEO, Lupus Foundation of America
Philadelphia Tri-State Chapter



In Your Own Words...


"We have lupus, but lupus doesn't have us!" -Regina


"Our daughter Brianna was diagnosed with Mixed Connective Tissue Disease (Lupus, Scleroderma & Rheumatoid Arthritis) almost a year ago, she is our family's Supergirl!!!" - Brenda  


"My 3-month-old daughter dressed in her purple butterfly outfit for World Lupus Day!" - Meredith


 "Bella supporting Lupus Awareness!" - Monica