Lupus Awareness Month: May 2013

Join LFM for activities in the month of May, Lupus Awareness Month.

The Lupus Foundation of Minnesota (LFM) is about supporting people – people you know and love who are touched by lupus.

Please see the activities below. Further details on each can be found by following the event links or checking out the complete LFM calendar.

1 May
10:00 a.m.
Fatigue Management Program (Morning Sessions)
LFM Offices, Bloomington
A free six-week program designed specifically for those living with lupus. Learn how you can lessen the impact fatigue has on your life!

1 May 
5:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Lupus Food and Wine Classic
The Great Room, Mall of America
Enjoy the evening sampling some of the Twin Cities’ best culinary delights, each paired with a wine sampling. Sip and nibble while taking in live entertainment and perusing the silent auction. Advanced tickets required.

1 May
6:00 p.m.
Fatigue Management Program (Evening Sessions)
LFM Offices, Bloomington
A free six-week program designed specifically for those living with lupus. Learn how you can lessen the impact fatigue has on your life!

10 May
6:00 p.m.
Colloquium on Health Literacy
Wentworth Library, St. Paul
Kevin L. Perez Rodriquez, Assistant Director of Discapacitados Abriéndose Caminos, (D.A.C.), will present an educational seminar on the “Rights and Obligations of Patients, Family and the Health Care Provider,” sponsored by the Lupus Foundation of Minnesota (LFM).

17 May
6:00 p.m.
Charlas sobre Lupus/Chat about Lupus
LFM Offices, Bloomington
Las Charlas de Lupus se realizan mensualmente y son una oportunidad para quienes padecen lupus ( u otras condiciones crónicas), y las personas que los asisten para conectarse con otros y conversar de temas relacionados con la salud y el diario vivir con una afección crónica.

18-19 May
10:00 a.m. -5:00 p.m. daily
2013 MCBA SpringCon Comic Book Celebration
State Fairgrounds, St. Paul
The Midwest Comic Book Association (MCBA) invites everyone to the SpringCon Comic Book Celebration. LFM is proud to be a charity partner of MCBA and this annual event. 

20 May
6:30 – 7:30 p.m.
The Year of Good” Online Get Together
Online
Log on to this interactive and informational forum where you’ll connect with others with lupus, hear ideas and tips to help make this “The Year of Good.”



21 May
5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Lupus Dinner Discussion
LFM Offices, Bloomington
Connect with others and discuss topics related to living with lupus and strategies on creating lupus awareness.

31 May-2 June
10:00 a.m.
Edina Art Fair
50th & France, Edina
As the charity partner of the Edina Art Fair and the 50th & France Business Association, the Lupus Foundation of Minnesota receives all proceeds from Edina Art Fair merchandise sales. Stop by an information booth at the event to visit with LFM staff and volunteers and to pick up a t-shirt to benefit LFM.

Schedule a Pickup
Donate your used clothes and household goods to the lupus pick up service by scheduling a pickup in May. Call 651-748-0400 or schedule one online. Drivers will pick up right at your door, and your donation is a charitable contribution!

Volunteer
We always need volunteers in the office and at events and activities such as the Edina Art Fair. Find volunteer information on our website or call us today.

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