Dec. 11, 2017

Ways to Give

This holiday season is upon us and there are many ways you can make a difference in the lives of people living with lupus! Here are some of the ways you can offer your support:

  1. Stock Gifts: Donating stock or other appreciated securities to the Lupus Foundation of America is easy, and there are many benefits. You don’t have to pay capital gains taxes or brokerage fees or sales commissions. To make a stock donation, contact your financial advisor or broker and provide them with the following information:
    DTC #: 0793
    Lupus Account #: 4038-7296.
  2. Vehicle Donations: If you have a car, truck, boat or RV that you are thinking of selling or donating, you can donate it to the Lupus Foundation of America. Depending on the value of your vehicle, you may be eligible for a tax deduction. You can contact 1-800-240-0160 to get in touch with our vehicle program and learn more about how quick and easy the donation process is. Learn more about vehicle donation.
  3. Make Your Mark gives everyone a chance to get involved in supporting the fight against lupus.  You can create your own unique fundraising event —to raise funds for lupus research and education to support all those affected by lupus.. If you have a love for cooking, biking, performing or even just getting together with friends for a good time, you can turn that passion into a wonderful way to raise money for a great cause. Register today!
  4. Team Make Your Mark is a way to combine running or walking with fundraising to help solve the cruel mystery of lupus. This program gives both novice and experienced runners/walkers the opportunity to Make Their Miles Matter supporting the fight against lupus. Team Make Your Mark is focused on 5k, 10k, half marathon and full marathon distances. There are two ways to participate. You can join an official team event, or do your own thing and sign up for the race of your choice. Register today!
  5. Year-End Donation: Your year-end tax deductible donation will not only help advance lupus research but also provide expert support and services for all those impacted by this devastating disease. Be sure to make your gift before December 31. Or you can ensure year-round support for life-saving research, and services for people affected by lupus with a monthly donation. Become a monthly donor.