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Lupus Foundation of Ontario ceased on October 15

Lupus Ontario was saddened to hear that the Lupus Foundation of Ontario ceased operations on October 15, 2015.  The Lupus Foundation of Ontario served the lupus community well for 28 years and we are all grateful for their contribution to advancing lupus research and patient education and awareness.  Lupus Ontario would be pleased to welcome members of Lupus Foundation of Ontario.  It you would like to join Lupus Ontario, please contact our office in Markham at 905- 415-1099 or email info@lupusontario.org.  We would love to have you as part of our team. 

Current Events


Stay current by visiting our Events Page. Join in on the fun!

If you are interested in planning your own event, please call Lupus Ontario at 1-877-240-1099 or email jbutler@lupusontario.org

Annual Report for 2013/2014

Lupus Ontario's Annual Report for 2012 and 2013 can be viewed and downloaded.  Please click here for the Annual Report.

Mission Statement

Lupus Ontario is a team of caring and enthusiastic volunteers and staff who are passionately committed to helping those with lupus live longer and better by raising funds that deliver vital support, education, awareness and research.

Medical Advisory Board

  • Dr. Murray Urowitz, Toronto Western Hospital Lupus Clinic
  • Dr. Dafna Gladman, Toronto Western Hospital Lupus Clinic
  • Dr. Janet Pope, St. Joseph's Health Care Centre, Arithritis Institute
  • Dr. Judah Deburg, Hamilton Health Sciences, McMaster Division
  • Dr. C. Douglas Smith, The Ottawa Hospital
  • Dr. Earl Silverman, Hosptial for Sick Children
  • Dr. Derek Haaland, Barrie and the North
  • Dr. Mark Matsos, Hamilton Health Sciences McMaster Div and St. Joseph's Hamilton Healthcare
  • Dr. Amanda Steiman, Rheumatologist, Toronto Western Hospital
  • Dr. Zahi Touma, Rheumatologist, Toronto Western Hospital 


Donate Today

Shoppers Drug Mart offers a charity initiative that can greatly benefit Lupus Ontario.
You can donate some or all of your Shoppers Optimum Points to Lupus Ontario. This will help us purchase merchandise at Shoppers Drug Mart such as office supplies and fundraising items. Please click here to find out how you can help.
Donate Your Shoppers Optimum Points to Lupus Ontario!
Lupus Ontario thanks the many members who have donated their Optimum Points.
membership brochure and mail to Lupus Ontario or call 1-877-240-1099 (Ontario only) and speak with Karen.

Let's Conquer Lupus…

Lupus Ontario will provide support in all of your fundraising endeavours. Please contact the Lupus Ontario office at 1-877-240-1099 or email Juanita Butler at jbutler@lupusontario.org to notify us of your event in support of a great cause.

Become a Lupus Ontario Member

Lupus Ontario's membership fee is only $25.00 per calendar year.

There are many benefits to membership with Lupus Ontario:

  • You will receive a complimentary copy of the booklet "Living Well With Lupus; Facts. You will receive three newsletters a year that will bring you information from current research to upcoming activities
  • You will be part of a vibrant organization that is making a difference in the lives of people living with lupus.

Click here to print a copy of the Lupus Ontario membership form




Want to organize an Event for Lupus Ontario?

Host your own event. Make a Difference. If you are interested in organizing your own event for Lupus Ontario, please download and complete the Third Party Event Form and email it to info@lupusontario.org or fax to 905-415-9874. Someone will contact you once the forms have been received.  

LO Third Party Event Form and Information


Spread the awareness and organize an event or a party.  Have a Lunch for Lupus - invite friends and family and your guests can make a donation.  How about a dinner party or a Brunch?  

Organize a dress in red day in the month of October at your workplace.  You can collect donations from everyone who wears red that day.

Have a 50/50 draw.

Have a Silent Auction

Guess how many in the "Jellybean Jar" contest

For more information, please contact Lupus Ontario at 1-877-240-1099.

You can make a difference to so many living with lupus.  Together we can conquer lupus!    


Get ready to Walk for Lupus 2016.  May month is a beneficial month for Lupus - Walk for Lupus for the entire month of May and World Lupus Day on May 10.  You can also organize a walk in the summer months (including September) This is the time to spread the awareness and fundraise for Lupus Research.  

Please join us to Walk for Lupus  

  • Organize a walk for lupus
  • Donate to a Walk
  • Become a Corporate Sponsor for Lupus Ontario's Walk for Lupus
  • Join a Walk in your area
  • Collect donations

Stay tuned for the launch of walkforlupus.ca for 2016. 

For more information about becoming a Corporate Sponsor for Lupus Ontario's Walk for Lupus 2016 please call Karen or Juanita at 1-877-240-1099 or email info@lupusontario.org 

Together We Can Conquer Lupus!


Give the Gift of Support



There is no greater gift you can give to someone living with lupus, a life altering disease, than the gift of support. When you make a donation to Lupus Ontario, we can deliver programs and services that help people with lupus live longer and better lives. In addition, your donation helps us increase public awareness , education and research.

Lupus Ontario faces major challenges in 2014. Please consider making a donation to Lupus Ontario. We are a small charity with a big heart that is making a difference.  The person or people you choose to honour with your gift will receive a card and a notification that you have celebrated them with a donation to Lupus Ontario. Each charitable gift over $20 is tax receiptable.

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