WORLD LUPUS DAY 2021 ACTIVITIES

28 Apr 2021 2:11 PM | Anonymous

Scores of Jamaicans continue to suffer the debilitating effects of Lupus. The Lupus Foundation continues to support the fight against Lupus through its education programmes, advocacy and support to persons to living with the disease. 

On May 10, LFJ will be joining in with lupus groups across the world as we observe World Lupus Day 2021 under the theme MAKE LUPUS VISIBLE.  We will be promoting awareness of lupus through the help of community and media partners and on our social media platforms, while seeking to raise funds to continue the work and support our Lupus Warriors.  

LET US ONCE AGAIN UNITE IN THE FIGHT

Help us MAKE LUPUS VISIBLE by participating in one our many activities across the Island leading up to and on World Lupus Day (WLD):


  1. PRINT & POSTER CAMPAIGN: Providing posters and literature for Educational displays in partnership with

    1. branches of Jamaica Library Service across the island – including Clarendon, St Elizabeth and Westmoreland Parish Libraries

    2. Lupus Treatment Centres and major Hospitals across the Island

    3. Workplaces, schools, churches, health Centres on request

    4. CALL OR EMAIL US BY APRIL 30, 2021 for materials to make your own display at work or church!


  1. RADIO AND TELEVISION INTERVIEWS AND FEATURES facilitated by our Media partners leading up to May 10

    1. TUNE IN AND INVITE A FRIEND TO LISTEN


  1. PUT ON PURPLE AND SUPPORT OUR WARRIORS:   We are encouraging all Jamaicans to wear something purple on World Lupus Day Monday May 10 in solidarity with the cause and with those affected by lupus

    1. Drop in and pick up a purple ribbons at LFJ Lupus Learning Centre, – 7 Barbados Avenue

    2. Purchase T-shirts, wrist bands or other merchandise from our office or Online Store


  1. SOCIAL MEDIA CAMPAIGN:  Leveraging social media platforms Facebook, Instagram and YouTube with messages, videos and promoting lupus awareness

    1. MAKE SURE to like, follow, subscribe (with notifications) our social media pages to receive and share our Awareness Messages, videos and images! 

    2. TAG US on pics and videos showing what you are doing to MAKE LUPUS VISIBLE in your neighbourhood or Social Media space.  #WorldLupusDay  #LupusFoundationJA


  1. FUNDRAISING DRIVE: We are on a drive to raise funds to continue ongoing and new programmes and meet increasing demand for services.  You can help!

    1. Suggest your company as a sponsor and join in as one of Our Caring Companies

    2. Make a donation of any size or encourage your family/friends

    3. Take a donation can to your work place

    4. Share our Sharable posts with links to our Donation page with family and friends

    5. Do your own Crowd-Funding campaign


  1. VIRTUAL WORLD LUPUS DAY EVENT:  Monday May 10, 2021 at 7 pm:

    1. Make Lupus Visible: Unmasking the Many Faces of Lupus

    2. Free online virtual event hosted by media practitioner Roxene Nickle of THE EDGE 105 FM

    3. Streaming live on Facebook Live and Youtube

    4. Register today at www.lupusfoundationjamaica.org




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Email: info@lupusfoundationjamaica.org


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