Due to the efforts our efforts in 2010, Oregon joined other states in recognizing and raising awareness for the debilitating and painful disease of lupus. Now May is officially Lupus Awareness Month in Oregon.  

May 10th is World Lupus Day 

Join us in participating in the 15th annual observance of World Lupus Day. Lupus is a global health problem which knows no boundaries. It affects all nationalities, races, ethnicities and genders. To support World Lupus Awareness Day, wear teal and purple, and post your pictures on the Fighting Lupus Facebook page. Be sure to use #FightingLupus, #LupusAwareness and #WorldLupusDay on your posts.

World Lupus Day

May 10th  – Lighting of the Morrison Bridge

Molly’s Funding Fighting Lupus has worked in partnership with the Willamette Light Brigade to bring awareness to those living with lupus. The Morrison Bridge in Portland, Oregon will shimmer in radiant teal and purple to reflect Lupus Awareness Month in May and World Lupus Day on May 10. Teal is the official color of Kaleidoscope Fighting Lupus, and the bridge lighting honors those living with lupus.

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7th Annual Butterfly Walk

May 12

Kaleidoscope Fighting Lupus will host the 7th Annual Butterfly Walk on May 12, 2018 at Oaks Park in Portland, Oregon. This fabulously fun 1k to 3k route is an inspiring opportunity to unite as a community in celebration of individuals and families living with lupus. With your participation and support, you will help Molly’s Fund Fighting Lupus in our ability to provide critical programs to those living with lupus. Every step you take will be personal. 

Together, we are helping to ensure no one has to face this disease alone. 

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All Month Long

Be sure to check back on all of the Kaleidoscope Fighting Lupus social media platforms for new memes and hashtags to bring increased awareness to lupus during the month of May. Share it! Like It! Retweet it! Help us to spread the word about lupus and to ensure that no one has to face this disease alone.