2023 Walk to End Lupus Now, Chicago

Linda's Legacy

Welcome to our fundraising team page.

Imagine a day when doctors can say, "There is a cure for lupus". Until that day though, there is work to be done. That's why we are taking action in the fight against lupus. Join us as we participate in the Lupus Foundation of America's Walk to End Lupus Now® to raise critical funds for the estimated 1.5 million people living with lupus in the United States.

Will you join our team and help us reach our fundraising goal? You’ll be supporting the Foundation's efforts to improve the quality of life for all people affected by lupus. You can also support by making a secure contribution on our walk page. Every single dollar counts!

Did you know?

  • Lupus is a mysterious and misunderstood autoimmune disease. It strikes without warning, affects each person differently, and has no known causes or cure.
  • Lupus symptoms can be severe and highly unpredictable and can damage any organ or tissue, from the skin or joints to the heart or kidneys.
  • While lupus can strike anyone at any time, 90% of people living with lupus are women. Women of color are at especially high risk. 
  • Only one drug has ever been developed and approved by the US Food and Drug Administration specifically to treat the disease.

Together, we can solve the cruel mystery of lupus. Join our team today and support our efforts! 

8 incredible years of Linda’s Legacy. This is an emotional one. I’m not sure what it is, or maybe it’s just a combo of everything I’ve felt all these years. It’s been ten years without my sweet mama, without my best friend. I finished all of the 50 states, and turned 30. The older I grow, and the more I find myself, the farther away from you I feel. The realization that I have to experience all of these events and memories without you forever, has been more real than ever. I miss not knowing you as an adult, I miss not getting to be your friend.

To YEAR EIGHT, the walk will be back in person finally and we are celebrating a life well loved. In advance, I appreciate all of the sweet words, the hands to hold, the shoulders to lean on, and the donations that are changing family’s lives. We WILL see a day without lupus.

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