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The Lupus Foundation of America, Inc.

(BILINGUAL) National. 40 chapters. Founded 1977. Provides information and materials about lupus, and services to people with lupus and their families. Conducts education and supports research programs.Raises money for research. Holds national fundraising walks. Membership and national magazine 'Lupus Now' available by subscription and through local chapters.

Write:

Lupus Foundation of America, Inc.

2000 L St. NW, Suite 410

Washington, DC 20036

Voice: 1-800-558-0121 or 202-349-1155

Fax: 202-349-1156

Website: http://www.lupus.org

E-mail: info@lupus.org

Verified: 2/12/2013

Juvenile Arthritis Alliance

National. 10 regions. Founded 1981. Council of the Arthritis Foundation devoted to serving the special needs of children, teens and young adults with childhood rheumatic diseases (including juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus and ankylosing spondylitis) and their families. Provides information, advocacy, educational materials, programs and conferences. Offers online support and local chapter locator. Membership $20/yr.

Write:

Juvenile Arthritis Alliance

1330 W. Peachtree St., Ste 100

Atlanta, GA 30309

Voice: 404-872-7100 ext. 7538

Website: http://www.arthritis.org

Verified: 1/25/2013

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