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Hit the Links for Lupus Golf Tournament Fundraiser

Hit the Links for Lupus Golf Tournament Fundraiser

Dear southern Arizona lupus community, Do you golf or know someone who does? We will be holding our Hit the Links for Lupus golf tournament fundraiser November 13th, 2020. In addition to individual and foursome registrations, our golf tournament is a great opportunity for your business to participate as a sponsor. To register for the tournament, go to our registration site at: birdease.com/HitTheLinksForLupus Thank you for your support!

Our 19th annual Virtual Walk the Loop for Lupus was a huge success!

Our 19th annual Virtual Walk the Loop for Lupus was a huge success!

Dear southern Arizona lupus community, Thanks again for making our 2020 Virtual Walk the Loop for Lupus a success! At this time, we’d like to announce our top fundraising team and the non-sponsoring team with the most registered walkers. In terms of pure fundraising, the top four teams were as follows: Coffee Talk Gals with a total of $1450 raised!!!! (special thanks to Amy LaCross and Mireille Bearden!) Photo Fun Booth with a total of $885 raised! (thanks, Jackie!) Val’s …

19th Annual VIRTUAL Walk the Loop for Lupus

19th Annual VIRTUAL Walk the Loop for Lupus

Dear southern Arizona lupus community: Due to COVID-19, this year’s Walk the Loop for Lupus will be a VIRTUAL fundraiser. While we know this won’t provide an opportunity for you and your family to meet at Reid Park, we encourage you to participate as you normally would. This year we will be offering a prize to the team captain who registers the most walkers, as well as the team that raises the most money overall (outside of sponsoring teams). You …

Insulin Cost Drops to $35

Exciting news about the cost of insulin going down for Medicare enrollees. It has been shown that lupus can be a contributing factor to diabetes, either directly, through organ involvement, or indirectly, through insulin resistance. Stay healthy, everyone! https://www.usnews.com/news/business/articles/2020-05-26/most-medicare-enrollees-could-get-insulin-for-35-a-month https://www.rheumatologynetwork.com/lupus/lupus-independently-increases-insulin-resistance

Coffee Talk and LFSA Annual Report Update

Coffee Talk and LFSA Annual Report Update

Dear lupus patients, family members, and LFSA supporters: Due to ongoing concerns related to COVID-19 (the coronavirus), we have cancelled our Annual Open House. The Annual Report will be available online, or you can request a hard copy by calling Tyler at 520-260-9006. On Wednesday, June 3rd, 6pm-7pm, we will host our regular Coffee Talk online. Sponsors and donors are welcome to participate and interact with patients. Thank you for your support. The Zoom meeting room number for this event …

Online Coffee Talk May 20th

Online Coffee Talk May 20th

Dear southern Arizona lupus patient, You are invited to attend an online Coffee Talk lupus support group. To participate in this meeting, you will need to have a free Zoom account, which can be created here: https://zoom.us/ You will also need a computer with a microphone and camera, or a smart phone with the Zoom app installed. The next meeting will be held Wednesday, May 20th, at 6pm. Our moderator will open the meeting room a few minutes before that …

Online Coffee Talk May 6th, 2020

Online Coffee Talk May 6th, 2020

Dear southern Arizona lupus patient, You are invited to attend an online Coffee Talk lupus support group. These groups provide the opportunity to connect with and support each other, discuss timely topics like problems obtaining prescription refills, telemed experiences with your doctor’s office, and coping mechanisms you find helpful during the isolation. To participate in this meeting, you will need to have a free Zoom account, which can be created here: https://zoom.us/ You will also need a computer with a …

19th Annual Walk the Loop for Lupus – POSTPONED

19th Annual Walk the Loop for Lupus – POSTPONED

Dear southern Arizona lupus community, Many of you have been wondering about our upcoming Walk the Loop for Lupus, a fundraiser that brings hundreds of people together to celebrate and support lupus patients, their families, and the southern Arizona lupus community. Originally scheduled for April 18th, this year’s Walk the Loop for Lupus is being postponed until sometime in late September or early October, in an effort to protect everyone from the coronavirus (COVID-19) an illness that disproportionately endangers those …