Walk to End Lupus Now on September 11

Lupus Foundation logoThe Mid-South chapter of the Lupus Foundation of America will host its 17th Annual Walk to End Lupus Now on Sunday, September 11 in Centennial Park, 2500 West End Avenue, Nashville. Check in begins at 3 p.m.; the 1 mile walk begins at 4 p.m. The 1-mile walk is family and pet friendly.

Please Note: Participants must pre-register by September 9. Online registration is available; or email nashvillewalk@lupusmidsouth.org; or call 615-298-2273.

There is no cost to participate in the Walk, though participants are encouraged to seek sponsors and raise money as individuals or as part of a team. Money raised through the Walk allows the Mid-South Chapter to provide educational events, support groups, wellness activities, online interaction and easy-to-understand content, and personalized assistance with the variety of issues that can impact the 35,000 Tennesseans who suffer from lupus.

In addition to the walk, games and prizes will be available for children and a health and wellness area will provide information about services available to lupus patients.

About Lupus: Lupus is a chronic inflammatory disease that can affect various parts of the body, especially the skin, joints, blood, and kidneys, causing serious, life-threatening issues, and our organization’s mission is to improve the quality of life for all people affected by lupus through programs of research, education, and advocacy.