CHARLOTTE – More than 3,000 people took steps against lupus at the 16th Annual Walk To End Lupus Now: Charlotte on Saturday, May 6, at Central Piedmont Community College.
The event raising more than $121,000 to support the Lupus Foundation of America, North Carolina Chapter.
“Our Charlotte Walk To End Lupus event enables us to show the lupus community that there is an entire army standing up for them and with them in the fight against lupus,” said Christine John-Fuller, president and CEO of the LFANC. “The event was a huge success and we are very grateful to appreciate our walkers, volunteers and supporters who are truly making a difference and are helping take steps solve the cruel mystery of lupus.”
Participants walked to raise awareness about lupus and raise money for national research and local support services to help the estimated 10,000 people in the Charlotte area who are living with lupus.