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Upcoming Events
The Sister Brew
Afternoon Tea Party
August 24, 2019 
St. Louis Lupus Education Conference
September 28, 2019
The Lodge Des Peres
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Help raise funds for the Lupus Foundation of America, Heartland Chapter and the Washington University Lupus Clinic by dining out on June 11, 2019 at participating St. Louis area restaurants!
Most restaurants require either paper or electronic Dine Out Flyer to be presented at the time of your meal.
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Managing Your Lupus: How Can You Take a More Active Role?
Learn more about lupus and how it affects your body, resources that can help you monitor your symptoms, how to communicate with your healthcare team, and the steps you can take to control the disease. 
Wednesday, June 19, 2019 | 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.
Spencer Road Branch Library

Thursday, August 1, 2019 | 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.
The Heights

Tuesday, August 6, 2019 | ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​6:30 - 8:00 p.m. 
Midwest Technical Institute
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Transitions: Retreat for Young Women With Lupus
June 22, 2019 | Saint Louis Art Museum
Transitions is a one-day retreat designed to help young women with lupus navigate the transitions ahead from managing work, school, finances, and relationships while living an active, engaged life. You will meet other young women living with lupus and together gain knowledge and support as you live well with lupus though college, career, dating, family or whatever the future holds. 
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Join Us in Lupus for Nourish
June 9, 2019 | St. Louis
4:00 - 7:00 PM 
Connect with your local lupus community for a complimentary, personalized experience:
  • Interactive cooking stations
  • Food preparation demonstration with a professional chef
  • Live expert and patient panel discussion
  • Shareable photo opportunity
  • Support and information from the Lupus Foundation of America, Heartland Chapter
RSVP for full details
Kansas City Walk to End Lupus Now, Saturday, June 8, 2019
Join us this coming Saturday in Kansas City for our Walk to End Lupus Now at Shawnee Mission Park. We will have face painters, balloon artists, food and music. It's not too late to register and start fundraising!  
CLICK HERE to get started.
CLICK HERE for walk day information and commonly asked questions.
St. Louis Walk to End Lupus Now Sets New Fundraising Record!
Thank you to everyone who came to this year's St. Louis Walk to End Lupus Now. We are excited to announce that the 2019 event raised a record $107,000 and counting! We appreciate all of our fundraising walkers and their donors for helping us met this impressive total. You can still donate online for the St. Louis Walk until June 18 and earn incentive prizes! 
We would also like to thank our walk planning committee and our major sponsors Emerson, GSK/Us in Lupus and Drury Hotels.  
CLICK HERE to make a general donation to the St. Louis Walk to End Lupus Now or donate to an individual walker. 
CLICK HERE to see photos from the St. Louis Walk.
Resources & Information
Heartland Chapter Resources
Check out our new and expanding list of resources on our new website, including assistance with prescriptions, housing, transportation and more. If you know of a helpful resource, let us know. 
Lupus News 
Lupus: The Expert Series
The Expert Series is a new educational video series featuring empowering presentations from leading lupus experts with a focus on helping you live well with lupus. Each month, lupus experts will offer invaluable insight on a variety of important topics, providing you with the knowledge you need to better manage the disease.  
Find a Lupus Clinical Trial
Participating in research can bring us closer to finding new treatments and improve the lives of people affected by lupus. We’ve partnered with Antidote, a digital health company, to bring you the latest in clinical trial matching technology. Start searching today to find a trial that matches your needs and interests quickly and easily.

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