The Lupus Foundation of America, Inc. (LFA) is the foremost national nonprofit voluntary health organization dedicated to finding the causes of and cure for lupus and providing support, services and hope to the over 1.5 million people affected by lupus. Our unique dual mission serves the ongoing needs of people affected by lupus today while leading efforts to find a cure – from care to cure!
The Florida Chapter provides a toll-free helpline, information, educational programs, support groups and personalized help to the over 100,000 people living with lupus in Florida and their loved ones. The Chapter also supports research and promotes awareness through education and advocacy on the state and local level.
Through our programs of research, education, and advocacy, the LFA is leading efforts to bring national attention and resources to bear upon lupus in order to:
shine a light on this medically underserved disease.
accelerate the pace of medical research on lupus.
build support for the needs of those affected by lupus.
elevate lupus to a place of prominence on the nation’s health care agenda.