Lupus Awareness Month:May

Your Guide to Lupus Awareness Month

Throughout the month of May, Lupus Ontario will be working to spread awareness of lupus, through webinars, podcasts, videos, publications, press releases, email/social media campaigns and the illumination of key buildings and monuments across the province.

Some key dates to look out for:

  • New Lupus Month Podcast Episode Released – May 5th
  • World Lupus Day – May 10th
  • Lupus Awareness Day – May 10th in Ontario (Proclaimed by Bill 112 in 2021)
  • World Lupus Day Celebration Webinar – May 10th
  • Lupus Ontario Symposium to be announced! – May 19th
  • Put on Purple Day – May 21st. Put on Purple to make lupus visible.
  • Release of Lupus Ontario Public Awareness Video – May 26th

Building Illuminations

In addition the following buildings will be illuminated in May:

  • 3D Toronto Sign, Toronto, ON – Tuesday May 10th, 2022
  • CN Tower, Toronto, ON – Tuesday May 10th, 2022
  • Toronto City Hall, Toronto, ON – Tuesday May 10th 2022
  • Brant Street Pier, Burlington, ON – Tuesday May 10th, 2022
  • City Hall of London, London, ON – Tuesday May 10th 2022
  • JA Taylor Building, London, ON -- Tuesday May 10th, 2022
  • RBC Place London, London, ON -- Tuesday May 10th, 2022 & Thursday May 19th , 2022
  • Niagara Falls, Niagara Falls, ON – Tuesday May 10th, 2022
  • Port Credit Lighthouse, Mississauga, ON – Tuesday May 10th, 2022
  • City Hall, Kingston, ON – Tuesday May 10th, 2022
  • Brock University
  • Brampton City Hall
  • City of Belleville – Bridge Lighting

Lupus Ontario Media Kit

Find resources Lupus Ontario has created for Lupus Awareness Month including: 

  • Lupus Ontario Overview Article
  • Lupus Warrior Article 
  • Graphic

 

New Lupus Month Podcast Episode Released

Releasing on May 5th – Stayed Tuned 

Lupus Awareness Day

Read and spread awareness of the Lupus Awareness Day Act proclaimed on May 10th, 2021 by Bill 112.This was passed last year due to the ongoing efforts and commitment of the Lupus Ontario community.

World Lupus Day Celebration Webinar

Tuesday, May 10th, 2022 at 7:00- 8:30PM Est

Lupus Ontario is hosting a World Lupus Day Celebration webinar! Join us for an evening of live entertainment, trivia, prizes and our special guest speaker will be Dr. Ambika Gupta, MD FRCPC, Internist and Rheumatologist with Trillium Health.

More information, articles and resources will be added to this page. Stay tuned! 

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