Lupus Foundation of America, Arizona Chapter
OUR VISION The Lupus Foundation of America, Arizona Chapter, will be the leaders of the lupus movement statewide.
OUR MISSION STATEMENT The LFA, Arizona Chapter is the local arm of the nation's leading non-profit, voluntary health organization dedicated to improving the diagnosis and treatment of lupus, supporting and providing hope to individuals, their families and friends affected by the disease, increasing awareness of lupus among health professionals and the public, and finding the cure.
SERVICES WE PROVIDE The Lupus Foundation of America's, new Arizona Chapter has a growing number of services. We are currently establishing a new and working chapter of The Lupus Foundation of America, Inc. We send out information to people like you on a daily basis. Our standard information packets include Lupus information, literature, support groups list, a physician referral list, dates for education symposiums and other chapter activities. We also strive to stay up to date with our national office and the National Institute of Health in order to provide the most up to date information for you. We send representatives to speak with guests at health fairs and community gatherings to inform the public about lupus. Support groups of Lupus patients, their friends and family members meet monthly to discuss challenges, feelings and issues regarding Lupus. The next Support Group Facilitator training will be held on June 5, 2004. Please join us! When you join the Lupus Foundation of America, you help support programs of education, awareness, support, advocacy, and research. Every member of the Lupus Foundation of America receives a complimentary subscription to Lupus Now, an exciting new publication from the Lupus Foundation of America. This publication is sponsored by an unlimited grant from Watson Pharma, Inc., a subsidiary of Watson Pharmaceutical, Inc. and Genelabs Technologies, Inc. and is filled with the latest information on lupus research and treatment. We publish a quarterly newsletter for chapter members, health care providers and Lupus patients and families regarding chapter activities and health issues. HOW YOU CAN HELP
Please join the Lupus Foundation of America. We are currently searching for a network of people that would be interested in becoming active support group leaders. If you or anyone you know are interested in getting involved with what is proving to be a wonderful community asset, we would be glad to have you join us in volunteering to establish and/or help run Arizona's new local chapter. Membership & Donations Lupus Foundation of America, Arizona Chapter 2432 W. Peoria Ave., Suite 1011 (602) 870-7622
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